Rebecca Hunter

How to Escape a Zoom Date

As Zoom Date's have quickly replaced the classic'Drinks in a pub' we'd thought we'd help you out when it's time to say goodbye during a Zoom meet up, but you just don't know how. Here are our (not) triedand tested tips to escape a Zoom date: 1 - Flick your video on and off and [...]

Rainbows in Windows in Support of the NHS

During your daily walks you may have noticed Rainbow's popping up in people's windows. This symbol started in Wales earlier this week and has spread across the rest of the UK and the purpose is to display support of the NHS workers during these difficult times. Some of our team's children got involved with this [...]

Why Isolation is like (a really crap) Christmas

Pretty much most the world is going through these strange times, all our schedules have been tuned upside down. But through all this madness, we couldn’t help but feel there is something slightly familiar with our lifestyles? Could it be that it feels like Christmas? We worked out why self-isolation feels just like a really […]

What’s In – Your Complete Guide of Activities during Isolation

As you may have heard, PopUp Painting launched their first ever online event last week! We had a brilliant time, and will be doing this twice a week for the foreseeable future. In celebration of this, we thought we’d compile a list of the best events to get involved in when you’re self-isolating. Theatre There […]

What YOU Told us about your Social Habits

A couple of months back we sent out a questionnaire asking about your social habits, and we were delighted when 200 of you filled it out for us. The reason why we decided to do this is because we’ve noticed a change in the way people spend their money, certainly shifting from buying materials things […]

5 Interesting Facts about the Effect Painting Has On Your Brain

Looking after your brain is as important as looking after your body. Luckily painting is a fun activity that sharpens your mind. Here are 5 interesting facts about the effect painting as on your brain. (Spoiler: it’s all good news) 1.Gifted People use both sides of their brain Most people know that the left side […]

What’s on this March

Could it be? Is that Spring upon the horizon? Let’s hope so! If not, come rain or shine we have tons for you to keep busy. Here’s the best of what’s on in March. London 7th March – SoLo Craft Fair: Balham Spring Market – SoLo Craft Fair are returning to the beautiful Balham Bowls […]

Mother’s Day 2020 with PopUp Painting

At PopUp Painting we love to see how many people bring their parents to our events. It makes us realise how accessible and enjoyable our painting is for all ages and generations. That’s why, this Mother’s Day we have tons of special events for you and the most important woman in your life. As always, […]

Whats on this February

How are your New Year Resolutions going? Broken them yet? Whether you’re heading to the bar or craving to try something new we’ve got sorted with what’s on this February. London 8th February – Party Like Gatsby: Cabaret Noir – A night celebrating the roaring 20’s with cabaret, showgirls, live music and circus. Tickets from £30, […]

The Story of Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year is the celebration of the New Year in the traditional Chinese calendar and normally referred to as The Spring Festival in mainland China. The New Year falls on the New Moon between 21st January and 20th February. The Chinese New Year is associated with many myths and customs. Families normally throughly […]