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25 Influential Women to Inspire You

International Women's Day is the  8th March, it's a day to celebrate and inspire. In light of this, we've compiled a list of 25 influential women to inspire you. Amanda Gorman - Poet and Activist Amanda Gorman first caught the public eye when she stole the show with her poem, The Hill We Climb at [...]
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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 [...]

Happy World Book Day!

It goes without saying that books can have absolute enormous power, being wellsprings of comfort, challenge and inspiration.   What books do you love and think everyone should read? Here are some of the suggestions we’ve had so far: 1. I'm OK - You're OK by Thomas A Harris Recommended by Managing Director and Founder [...]
Festival of Creativity 28 March

Announcing the Festival of Creativity, 28th March

On 28 March 2021 PopUp Painting will be doing something it has never done before: putting on a full day of crafts and creativity! At this event - the Festival of Creativity - PopUp Painting will be collaborating with creatives and artisans from across the country to bring you a fantastic online event full of creativity, workshops [...]

Mid-Winter Exhibition – Thursday 11 February

This coming Thursday the PopUp Painting team will be hosting a Mid-Winter exhibition over on Instagram, in our Instagram stories. Join us from 7PM on Thursday 11 February, as we take you on a tour exploring a fantastic mix of old-masters and up-and-coming contemporary talent. To access the exhibition just head to our Instagram page [...]
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How to unleash your creativity in 2021

Unleashing your creativity can be a challenge – even at the best of times. Check out our 9 tips to help reignite and unleash your creativity!

7 Ways to Keep you Happy during Lockdown (and in life!)

A winter lockdown is testing even for the most optimistic of people. But there are small things that are easy to integrate into our days to keep us more upbeat during these difficult times. Here’s our list of ways to keep positive during lockdown. Variety As they say, variety is the the spice of life. Obviously […]

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How To Use Zoom – a brief guide in paintings

It's no secret that Zoom has been a massive help to everyone since the first lockdown. It has become a great tool for friends and family to meet up in groups to do online activities or just simply chit chat. Not to mention, for companies that didn't know about Zoom, certainly do now. It has [...]

Lockdown Birthday Ideas

Life has certainly changed a bit over the last year and for the time being, we seem to be.. well... stuck. Stuck at home, stuck for ideas of things to do, stuck for stimulating creative ways that will just brighten up this situation we are in. There has never been more of a reason to [...]

The Art of the Civil Rights Movement

Originally published January 2018. When thinking about the Civil Rights Movement it is often photography and news footage from this period that dominate our visual thinking. These images succinctly capture the brutality of the offences committed against protesters but also the unfaltering resilience and determination for equality. The power of such images has meant that […]