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Manchester Bee with inspiration from Banksy!

Banksy’s Girl with the Balloon and the Manchester Bee! Michelle Shore, one of our Machester based artists and team member, has created a fabulous painting based around ‘Balloon Girl’ and the Bee in Manchester. Read on to hear about what Michelle thinks about each of those topics. The girl with the balloon is one of […]

Partner Venue – Brewdog Seven Dials

WE ARE BACK IN SOHO!!   JOIN US AND BREWDOG!  IN THE EPICENTRE OF LONDON’S NIGHTLIFE DISTRICT; MIDWAY BETWEEN SOHO AND COVENT GARDEN AND MINUTES FROM LEICESTER SQUARE. An amazing location, a stand-alone three floor corner site on Cambridge Circus overlooking the iconic Palace Theatre. Inside, there are two bars spread over different floors and […]

Partner Venue Ju Ju’s – Birmingham

‘The hub for fab fresh food and great company.’ PopUp Painting is now at Ju Ju’s Cafe! Birmingham’s only restaurant with panoramic views over the canals. Conveniently located for, restaurants near barclaycard arena Birmingham, Symphony Hall, Brindleyplace, Broad Street, The Rep and Crescent theatre –  All just a few minutes’ walk. their premier location is excellent for […]

Partner Venue: Common, Manchester

Common, our PopUp Painting partner venue, is right in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter and slap bang in the centre of Manchester’s cultural scene. A stalwart of the NQ, Common has been serving up great food and amazing drinks for well over a decade. It’s a bar that’s all about new and exciting culture […]

5 things you didn’t know about elephants

Elephantidae is a family of large, herbivorous mammals collectively called elephants and mammoths. These are terrestrial large mammals with a snout modified into a trunk and teeth modified into tusks. BLA BLA BLAAH! We know you know that! But did you know these!  😉    Elephants purr like cats do, as a means of communication. […]

Partner Venue: The DoubleTree Islington

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London – Islington This fabulous PopUp Painting venue is  just steps from a variety of shops, specialty boutiques, restaurants and bars and is the ideal base for exploring London. Take a 5-minute walk to Angel tube station or a 15-minute walk to King’s Cross and St. Pancras rail stations. With thos […]

Our highlights from Picasso at Tate Modern London

PopUp Painting popped up recently to visit Picasso 1932 – Love, Fame, Tragedy at the Tate Modern in London. Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter and sculptor, known to be one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century. His style is characterized by his free spirit, eccentric style, and complete disregard for […]

Mother’s Day Events!

Each year we celebrate the wonderful woman who introduced you to this wide, scary world. And on March the 26th this year, we honour this woman again. That’s right! Mother’s day is coming! Mothering Sunday is a modern celebration; it falls on the fourth Sunday during Lent and the whole day should be all about spoiling the first […]

6 Non Romantic Paintings

There are really only two times a year you can really go 'Bah humbug!'. Christmas and Valentine's. We've just posted our 6 favourite romantic paintings. But plenty of paintings have nothing to do with romance, or are outright non-romantic. Here are our 6 favourite NON romantic paintings... ANTONIN ARTAUD - THE TOTEM Artaud's primary interest [...]