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Calling Artists and Event Managers in Leeds

Passionate about unleashing Creativity? Us Too! Since 2003 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery, into the places people meet on an everyday basis.  We have painted with tens of thousands of people across the UK and have been featured in the likes of the BBC and the Raconteur.  […]

Calling Artists and Event Managers in London

Passionate about unleashing Creativity? Us Too! Since 2003 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery, into the places people meet on an everyday basis.  We have painted with tens of thousands of people across the UK and have been featured in the likes of the BBC and the Raconteur.  […]

Job: Artist and Event Manager, Oxford

Passionate about unleashing creativity? Us too! We are looking for an Event Manager and Artist (combined role) in Oxford.   Events last 2.5 hours plus set up and clean down time, totalling c.4 hours. Most events take place in the evening and weekends.  You will need to be flexible and able to travel. As an Event […]

We’re coming to Glasgow!

In January 2020 PopUp Painting will be launching in Glasgow! We’re currently looking for partner venues, and will soon be recruiting artists and entertainers to join our team. To enquire about partnership opportunities please contact Maddie at Maddie@PopUpPainting.com. For job opportunities please check popuppainting.com/jobs. To be the first to hear about our events, please sign up […]

Rise of experience economy brings ‘paint and sip’ to Oxford

Reports from Harris Poll and Eventbrite show that millennials are spending more and more of their income on ‘experiences’ (spending over $1 Trillion a year in the industry) over ’things’ – with similar trends in the UK (BBC, Radio 4, Nov 2018).  As the experience economy takes off, companies like PopUp Painting are expanding across the country. The […]

What’s on this November

What’s on this November in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds. London 2nd November – Crystal Palace Fireworks– In the weird and wonderful park that Crystal Palace Park is, they never seize to amaze with the fantastic annual fireworks display. Wrap up warm, grab a mulled wine and enjoy the show. Tickets £10, please book in […]

7 Things that you didn’t know about Halloween

It’s the spookiest time of the year! Here is a few facts that you may have not known about everyone’s favourite Pumpkin fuelled holiday, Halloween. Halloween is a combination of Samhain and Feraila Samhain was celebrated by ancient Celtic people, which was a festival marking the end of the harvest season. They also believe it […]

6 of the Best Things to do in Notting Hill

Go west this weekend and spend the day in one of the most colourful areas in London. Here are 6 things you shouldn’t miss. Portabello Road Market The Portobello Road Market has 1000 sellers every single week making the road into the biggest collection of trinkets you’ve ever seen. You can lose hours looking through […]

The Best Galleries to see Art by Black Artists

As October is Black History Month, we decided to look into some of the best galleries to see art by black artists in London. So make a day of it and spend the day browsing some beautiful art from some talented artists. The Gallery of African Art The Gallery of African Art (GAFRA) opened its doors […]

Artists Respond to Brexit

The will we/ won’t we situation with Brexit feels like it’s been going on as long as Rachel and Ross. With the UK’s future still uncertain as we inch nearer to the 31st October we’ve decided to look at artist’s response to Brexit. Banksy Perfectly placed in Dover, where the UK overlooks the mainland of […]