Rebecca Hunter

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 […]

Blue Monday?

Many of us have heard of Blue Monday as what is deemed to be the most depressing day of the year (typically this falls on the third Monday in January). The concept was actually only introduced as part of a 2005 press release from the holiday company, Sky Travel. Sky Travel have claimed to calculate […]

Whats on this January

It’s a new year, a new year! Here’s the best on what’s on this January to start of 2020 with a bang! London 1st January – New Year’s Day Parade – Bring in the New Year in style with this festive parade. there will be dancers, performers, cheerleaders and more bringing in the new year. […]

Social Habits in the Experience Economy

The way that we are going out and socialising is changing. More and more people across all age brackets are spending more of their money on experiences, and less on things – with Millenials apparently spearheading this change (BBC, Radio 4, 2018). As an art entertainment experience company we’re fascinated by these changes – and […]

2020: The Year of You

We're pledging to make this year a very special one, The Year of You. In todays society, there is a lot of pressure to live your life by other people's standards. This is why at PopUp Painting we're wanting to encourage everyone to make sure they make time for themselves this year. This year try [...]

An Evening of Art and Entertainment by The PopUp Painting Artists

This February, the PopUp Painting artists are bringing you a very special Evening of Art and Entertainment!  For one night only, the basement of Tokenhouse in Moorgate will be transformed into a buzzing creative hub showcasing the various art forms by the PopUp Painting artists. There will be a huge range on display from illustrations to abstract […]

Why I am giving the gift of experience this Christmas

As a society, we’ve developed a throwaway culture – with so many discount stores and fast fashion brands, a lot of gifts these days are not made to last. With the world facing a Climate Crisis it’s time to reconsider the way we spend. This is why I am going to pledge not to buy […]

Whats on this December

December, tis the season to be jolly! It’s definitely the month of the year with the most going on. To help you chose how to spend it we’ve compiled a list of whats on this December so you don’t miss out on any festivities. London Until 22nd December – A Christmas Carol – This adorable […]

How to Prepare for Winter

Winter has really begun to get serious now, but this doesn’t have to be the worst time of the year. Here are our tips on how to prepare for Winter. Celebrate the festivities! During the months of October to February there are so many occasions to celebrate – no matter your cultural background. From Halloween […]

How to Switch off from Work

One of the disadvantages with having Smart Phones in our lives, is that more and more of us are finding it increasingly difficult to switch off from work once we’ve finished. We’ve made a list of ideas to to help you switch off after you get home from work. Switch off your phone Having just […]