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Hiring: Artist + Event Manager in London

PopUp Painting is the leading ‘social painting’ company in the UK, having painted with more than 65,000 novices in bars, restaurants and workplaces across the country since 2013. In our events, guests are guided step-by-step through a painting with a glass of wine in one hand and a paintbrush in the other. Our experiences are […]

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PopUp Painting coming to Glasgow!

We have exciting news! At long last, PopUp Painting is coming to Glasgow. We will be hosting our first event in the city on Thursday 27 October with our first partner venue, Embargo. Check out the event and our full calendar (lots more dates coming soon) here. We are so excited to get unleashing creativity, […]

PopUp Painting launches in Newmarket

On Thursday night, PopUp Painting launched at Wildwood in Newmarket. PopUp Painting’s events are ’social painting and wine experiences’, with a glass of wine in one hand and a paintbrush in the other. Now in its ninth year and fifty-five thousand guests later, PopUp Painting runs ‘painting and wine’ events in bars, restaurants and workplaces […]

Things to do this Jubilee Weekend

The upcoming Jubilee weekend isn't just giving us one, but two Bank Holidays! From Thursday 2nd June through to Sunday 5th June the country will be celebrating, but what Jubilee events coming up can you join in? Luckily at PopUp Painting and The London Art Bar we've got a whole range of fun activities for [...]
What to do together this Valentine’s Day

What to do together this Valentine’s Day

Looking for something fun to do this Valentine's Day? We know it can be hard picking something that you'll both enjoy, and that gets the tone just right. Luckily, we've got plenty of events lined up that we think will fit the bill. As ever, no experience is needed - so no worries if your [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]