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Whats on August 2021

We’ve successfully had freedom day, so let’s see what’s out there so we can start living our lives again (but let’s stay safe still). As always our listed events are run by small companies or celebrate diversity or the arts. Read on to find out whats on in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds and York in […]

Artist and Operational Leads weekend work in Central London

This is an exciting opportunity to join our central London team as an Artist and Operational Lead.  We are specifically looking for people who are available to work at the weekends. The Role will include: Artist responsibilities: Be the star of the show!  Guiding guests step by step through a painting in an entertaining high […]

Artist leading PopUp Painting event, painting is Van Gogh's Starry Night

Operational Lead and Artist Bristol

PopUp Painting is the leading ‘sip and paint’ business in the country, delivering events right across England. Now established across London, Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Leeds and York – we are now looking to expand into Bristol. Since 2003 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery, into the places people […]

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How to have a great night at PopUp Painting with your Bestie

National friendship day is 30th July so what better way to celebrate than taking your besties to a PopUp Painting event! Here’s a few tips to make sure you have the best night ever. Think about what sort of night you want Do you want to be singing your heart out to some catchy songs […]

8 Inspiring Quotes about Creativity

Experiencing a creative block? You’ve come to the right place! Whether is a new business venture, personal project or something else, we’ve complied a list of 8 quotes about creativity to inspire you. “Creativity doesn’t wait for that perfect moment. It fashions its own perfect moments out of ordinary ones.” — Bruce Garrabrandt “You can’t […]

The Ultimate Hen Do Playlist

Weddings are back and this also means as are hen do’s! We’ve made a list filled with songs across many decades to keep everyone happy. Whether you’re planning one or just attending, put on a playlist of these bangers on to get the party started. Cindy Lauper – Girls Just Want To Have Fun, 1983 […]

Operational Lead and Artist in Edinburgh and/or Glasgow

PopUp Painting is the leading ‘sip and paint’ business in the country, delivering events right across England. Now established across London, Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Leeds and York – we are now looking to expand into Edinburgh and/or Glasgow. Since 2003 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery, into the […]

The History of London through Art

From the first painting of London to the Great Fire to unmade beds – here’s a brief look at the History of London through art. c1630 – The First Painting of London View of London from Southwark, Unknown Artist No one is completely sure which is the first painting of London but it is believed […]

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2-0 Flash Sale!

The country is absolutely buzzing following England's victory over Germany in this evening's match. As the score was 2-0, we figured the best way to celebrate was with a little 24-hour-save-20% flash sale on selected events. What do you think? Just use coupon SterlingKane when booking for the next 24 hours (up to 9PM on [...]

What’s on July 2021

July is here! This means, Wimbledon, Euros finals and hopefully some sun! Read on to find out the best events going on this July in London, Birmingham, Manchester and York. All our listed events are run by small businesses or celebrate diversity! London Saturday 3rd July – Paint London, London Art Bar, Holborn Try your […]

London Art Bar and Cafe Assistant

An exciting new opportunity has arisen with PopUp Painting & Events. As our company continues to grow, we are looking for bar and café assistants to support our Centre Managers in running our new Central London events café & bar based in High Holborn. Flexibility is key to our business and hours will be in the […]

8 of the Best LGBTQ+ Artists

As pride month draws to an end we’d thought this would be a great opportunity to write about some of the best and most iconic LGBTQ+ artists. Claude Cahun Born as Lucy Renee Mathilde Schwob, Cahun was a French surrealist photographer, sculptor and writer. Claude’s work explores her personal life as well political views. She […]