Rebecca Hunter

Charities to support this LGBT History Month

The UK LGBT+ History month is every February. It is an annual event to look at lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history and the history of gay rights. Schools OUT UK, is the founding organiser of LGBT+ History Month UK. The event came in the wake of the abolition of Section 28 in 2003. Schools […]

5 of the Best Things to do in York

York is a beautiful city, so rich in history – one could lose hours just wandering the cobbled streets, trialing the pubs and exploring all the unique shops but in addition to this, here are the top 5 things to do in Leeds. Go on a Ghost Tour With York being one of the most […]

5 of the best things to do in Leeds

We love Leeds – the list of things to do in this great city is endless! But if you’ve got limited time – we’ve narrowed this down to the top 5 things to do in Leeds. Roundhay Park Roundhay Park isn’t just 700 acres of landscaped beauty but the grounds are packed with meerkats (yes […]

5 of the Best Things to do in Manchester

Manchester is arguably one of the coolest cities in the North – but where to start? We’ve natured this down to our top 5 things to do in Manchester. Do you think we missed anything out? Let us know in the comments! Ancoats Ancoats is a gorgeous canal neighbourhood with galleries, bars, restaurants and markets. […]

5 of the best things to do in Birmingham

PopUp Painting has been holding events in Birmingham for many years now, and we absolutely love it! The list goes on with our favourite things to do, but we’ve narrowed it down to our top 5 things to do in Birmingham. Brindleyplace Aesthetically, this is one of Birmingham’s most beautiful areas – with its canals […]

The PopUp Painting Gift Guide

With the big day being just a few weeks away, it’s time to think about that Christmas shopping. For reasons I don’t need to mention the last couple of years has been especially difficult for all small businesses so this may be time to think about buying your gifts from independent artists. The PopUp Painting […]

What’s on January 2022

Let’s welcome in 2022! There’s no need to have the January blues, book yourself in for lots of fun activities to keep yourself distracted through the cold months. As always all the events that are listed are run by a small business or celebrate diversity and the arts! London Sunday 2nd January – The Big […]

What’s on December 2021

It’s (almost) Christmaaaass! What’s the verdict, was 2021 worse than 2020? We still haven’t made up our mind. Alas, we have created a list of fun things to do in London, Birmingham, Manchester, York and Leeds to finish off the year! As always, our listed events are run by small businesses and celebrate diversity, the […]

Our Poppy Themed Events 2021

Remembrance Day this year falls on Thursday 11th November with Remembrance Sunday being the 14th, here at PopUp Painting we like to honour this time of year by painting some beautiful poppy paintings at our events. Our calendar will have painting by Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet and, PopUp Painting artist, Annie Dalton. London This […]

What’s On This November 2021

And just like that – it was November again! The evenings are darker and Autumn is in full swing. We’ve got a range of great events to keep you occupied during the colder days in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds and York. As always all the listed events are run by small businesses or celebrate diversity […]