BLOGS

Rest In Power – playlist for Black History Month

Throughout Black History Month our de facto ‘DJ-in-residence’ Kwadjo Lancelot is sharing a selection of carefully curated playlists, celebrating Black excellence and Black joy. Enjoy! This playlist is called ‘Rest In Power’. It’s a playlist dedicated to Black artists, and artists who’ve been influential in Black music, who died this year. Including: Tina Turner; Harry […]

The British Bigwigs – Playlist for Black History Month

Throughout Black History Month our de facto ‘DJ-in-residence’ at The London Art Bar, Kwadjo Lancelot, is sharing a selection of carefully curated playlists, celebrating Black excellence and Black joy. Enjoy! The path is usually the same: an underground black culture or persecuted group moulds and creates a style, usually out of limited resources. The style […]

Not another Barbie movie review…

Not another Barbie Review! I don't think there is much left to say that hasn't already been said about the Barbie film. But I am still basking in all its perfectly sound tracked glory. What a hilarious and vibrant comment on modern society, toxic masculinity and not to mention the heroine’s journey Arc Barbie experiences [...]
Paint and Sip, PopUp Painting

Join our team – job opportunities with PopUp Painting

Looking for flexible, creative, people-centred work? Then PopUp Painting could be for you! We have a range of opportunities currently available across the country, planning and delivering our sip and paint parties. If you’ve got some painting skills, are good with people then check out our vacancies below: In South London we are looking for […]

Get ready for the biggest discount extravaganza!

  This summer we're super excited to throw open the doors of The London Art Bar, and invite you to unleash your creativity. This June and July we're offering a Buy One Get One Free on selected events. It's time to grab your paintbrush, unleash your artistic side, and save big on our immersive PopUp [...]
Map of Liverpool. PopUp Painting

8 Fun Facts about Liverpool

Liverpool is a city in northwest England, with a population of over 592,000 people.   Liverpool is known for its rich cultural heritage and is the birthplace of the Beatles, one of the most successful bands in history.   The city is home to two of the most successful football clubs in England, Liverpool FC [...]

8 Charities to Support this Pride Month

Happy Pride from all of us at PopUp Painting! As important as it is to celebrate LGBT+ lives and the progress we have made, we all know that there is much more work to be done. Fortunately, there are lots of fantastic organisations and activists helping lead the charge - all year round. Here are [...]

Artist Spotlight – Jess Cheetham

Have you ever been inspired to paint but didn't have a canvas handy? Are you an artist without a gallery to hang your artwork in? Well, look no further. you can be your own living artwork! Check out Jessica Cheetham for inspiration;  she uses her own face and body to create charming, humerus, and imaginative [...]

Happy Pride from PopUp Painting!

A Happy Pride to all those celebrating in London today from all of us at PopUp Painting. Self expression is vital to creativity and vital to what we believe in. Everybody should have the right to live and love free from fear and discrimination. Unfortunately that is not yet the case for all LGBTQ+ people, […]

Celebrating 10 Years

Today is a special day for us here at PopUp Painting: it’s our birthday! 10 years ago we ran our first ever event, popping up to paint the London skyline at the Soho Hotel. Since then we’ve painted with around 70,000 people, and we’re so grateful to have reached this milestone. Thank you so much [...]

What Is PopUp Painting – Sip and Paint Events

A Very Good Question! PopUp Painting is a social painting and entertainment company, we host Sip & Paint events at various venues across the UK. As of April 2023, we would have been running our events for 10 years! We provide all the materials needed for guests to create their own unique painting, including canvases, […]

8 Fun Facts About Birmingham

  Birmingham is the second-largest city in the United Kingdom, with a population of over 1.1 million people. Birmingham is located in the West Midlands region of England, approximately 110 miles northwest of London The city is known for its rich industrial history, having been at the heart of the Industrial Revolution in the 18th [...]