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PopUp Painting launches in Newmarket

On Thursday night, PopUp Painting launched at Wildwood in Newmarket. PopUp Painting’s events are ’social painting and wine experiences’, with a glass of wine in one hand and a paintbrush in the other. Now in its ninth year and fifty-five thousand guests later, PopUp Painting runs ‘painting and wine’ events in bars, restaurants and workplaces […]

Now in Newmarket & Cambridge

  Unleash your creativity with PopUp Painting! Wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other. No experience is needed. Perfect for date nights, getting together with friends, and team building. Be the first to make history with PopUp Painting and book yourself for our launch events in Newmarket and Cambridge!   Painting & Prosecco! […]

Paintings of Wimbledon Tennis Championships

Wimbledon Tennis Championships has been gracing South West London since 1877. The first competition attracted 22 men to compete and a crowd of 200 watched. Spencer Gore won the first ever Wimbledon tournament. The 1880’s saw the competition develop with Men’s doubles and Ladies singles being introduced into the tournament. Maud Watson became the first […]

Things to do this Jubilee Weekend

The upcoming Jubilee weekend isn't just giving us one, but two Bank Holidays! From Thursday 2nd June through to Sunday 5th June the country will be celebrating, but what Jubilee events coming up can you join in? Luckily at PopUp Painting and The London Art Bar we've got a whole range of fun activities for [...]

Great British Party Ideas

This June we have a cracking long weekend coming up all thanks to the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, and what better way to spend the weekend other than having a party? (Especially after two years of lockdowns)  Here’s some Great British Party ideas to get you in the spirit this bank holiday weekend. Host a Street […]

Musicians Who Paint

Glastonbury festival is back after three long years! This exciting news got us in the PopUp Painting Bar chatting about the common link between musical and visual artists. Many members of the most iconic bands studied at Art College before pursuing a career in music (think The Bealtes, Rolling Stones, Pulp..). These are a few […]

The Best Children’s Book Illustrators

International Children's Book Day is 2nd April, and we thought with so much artistic talent on our team, surely they have fond memories of children's books! So, here are some of the best Children's Book Illustrators (in our opinion anyway!). Sit back relax as these illustrations are sure to bring you that cosy nostalgia of [...]

What’s On April 2022

Welcome to our list of the best things to do April 2022 in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Manchester and Leeds. As always, our selection of curated events support small businesses or celebrate diversity! Don’t forget its Easter on Sunday 17th April. London All month -Breathe: 2022, Various Locations in Lewisham As Lewisham is the cultural borough […]

Inspiring Female Artists

This International Women’s Day we wanted to put the spotlight on to some of the world’s most inspiring women’s artists. Although we could go on all day – we’ve settled with just 5 inspiring females artists to tell you about. Frida Kahlo Born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón on 6 July 1907. Frida Kahlo […]

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 […]

Starry Night Group Photo

Hiring: Artist + Event Manager in Manchester

PopUp Painting is the leading ‘social painting’ company in the UK, having painted with more than 60,000 novices in bars, restaurants and workplaces across the country since 2013. In our events, guests are guided step-by-step through a painting with a glass of wine in one hand and a paintbrush in the other. Our experiences are […]

What to do together this Valentine’s Day

What to do together this Valentine’s Day

Looking for something fun to do this Valentine's Day? We know it can be hard picking something that you'll both enjoy, and that gets the tone just right. Luckily, we've got plenty of events lined up that we think will fit the bill. As ever, no experience is needed - so no worries if your [...]