Gareth

Operational Lead and Artist in Edinburgh and/or Glasgow

PopUp Painting is the leading ‘sip and paint’ business in the country, delivering events right across England. Now established across London, Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Leeds and York – we are now looking to expand into Edinburgh and/or Glasgow. Since 2003 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery, into the […]

Starry Night Group Photo

2-0 Flash Sale!

The country is absolutely buzzing following England's victory over Germany in this evening's match. As the score was 2-0, we figured the best way to celebrate was with a little 24-hour-save-20% flash sale on selected events. What do you think? Just use coupon SterlingKane when booking for the next 24 hours (up to 9PM on [...]
Coming Soon The London Art Bar

Coming Soon: The London Art Bar

Launching in late June 2021, The London Art Bar is the next exciting phase of our mission to unleash creativity, and bring art out of the classroom and gallery into the places people meet on an every day basis. Located just 4 minutes walk from Holborn Station, it will be the new home for PopUp [...]
We've repainted over a paintbrush, new logo

We’ve repainted! Our 2021 look

Since we launch back in 2013 our look has been pretty much consistent: an indigo handle atop a bright pink brush, all styled quite abstractly. As the world opens back up, we've decided to have a little refresh. Let us know what you think of our 2021 look! Of course, all the important things stay [...]
Eight

Eight Years of PopUp Painting

PopUp Painting at 8: how it started and where it’s going Today PopUp Painting & Events turns eight years old! Since our launch in 2013 we’ve painted with more than 50,000 people from around the UK. We’ve loved seeing people from all different walks of life unleash their creativity (wine glass in one hand, paintbrush [...]
Taking a photo of someone painting Starry Night

Social Habits Questionnaire 2021

In early 2020 we surveyed 200+ people from across the UK. We asked about how people planned events, who they went with, and what helped shape their decisions. In the year that's passed, a lot has changed (as you have no doubt noticed...). This year we're exploring how people's how people are feeling about post-lockdown [...]

Happy World Book Day!

It goes without saying that books can have absolute enormous power, being wellsprings of comfort, challenge and inspiration.   What books do you love and think everyone should read? Here are some of the suggestions we’ve had so far: 1. I'm OK - You're OK by Thomas A Harris Recommended by Managing Director and Founder [...]
Festival of Creativity 28 March

Announcing the Festival of Creativity, 28th March

On 28 March 2021 PopUp Painting will be doing something it has never done before: putting on a full day of crafts and creativity! At this event - the Festival of Creativity - PopUp Painting will be collaborating with creatives and artisans from across the country to bring you a fantastic online event full of creativity, workshops [...]

Lockdown update

All PopUp Painting events through to 2 December have been cancelled. We will be contacting all booked guests imminently.

Impact of new COVID Tiering System

Earlier this week the Government announced its new Tiering System: Medium (Tier 1), High (Tier 2), Very High (Tier 3). We have taken the time to review the Government’s guidance and cross-referenced with interpretations from our partners and other businesses, and understand that events can continue to operate in Tiers 1, and in Tier 2 […]