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Some of our favourite photos from last week’s events…

We know we’re not the best photographers, but some of the creative things our guests come up with really are awesome. Last week we were at Shortlands Tavern (Bromley) painting Roy Lichtenstein‘s ‘Still Life with Plums’, Brasserie Blanc (Southbank) painting Cezanne’s Bay of Marseilles, and The Trafalgar Hotel (Trafalgar Square) painting Peter Max’s Lady Liberty. […]

New! Now you can find PopUp Painting venues near you!

New! Now you can find PopUp Painting venues near you!

On our new and updated Affiliates page, you will now find a widget which allows you to find the nearest PopUp Painting venue or partner near you! Check out our new PopUp Painting map below!     PopUp Painting events are social painting experiences; making art accessible to everyone by bringing it out of the classroom […]

PopUp Painting in The Metro!

We were very excited to discover that we were featured (with a full page!) in The Metro‘s Life and Style section! The piece was by India Sturgess, following an event at The Trafalgar Hotel, themed around Jayne Evans‘ Van Gogh inspired Mini Classics!     PopUp Painting events are social painting experiences; making art accessible to […]

PopUp Painting at Chiswick Business Park for EnoyWork’s Artistic License!

EnjoyWork invited PopUp Painting to Chiswick Business Park on Friday for their Artistic License event! Alongside other creative entertainment companies (such as mask making, and mug designing) PopUp Painting helped people on the business park unleash their creativity! With designs like Banksy’s Flower Thrower and Girl with Balloon, and Andy Warhol’s Flowers, our team helped […]

On Sunday it will be TWO YEARS since the London 2012 Olympic Games

On Sunday it will be TWO YEARS since the London 2012 Olympic Games

On Sunday it will be two years since the London 2012 Olympic Games. Are you getting into the Commonwealth games? Check out the video below to remind yourself of the BEST BITS of the London 2012 Olympic Games.     PopUp Painting events are social painting experiences; making art accessible to everyone by bringing it […]

#OnThisDay – Emmeline Pankhurst’s 151st Birthday

#OnThisDay – Emmeline Pankhurst’s 151st Birthday

Today marks the 151st anniversary of suffragette Emmeline Pankhurt's birth. Pankhurst was a dedicated campaigner for women's right to vote. Emmeline Pankhurst, by the English School     Via BBC History: Emmeline Goulden was born on 14 July 1858 in Manchester into a family with a tradition of radical politics. In 1879, she married Richard [...]

Artist Spotlight: Tom Veiga

Our Artist Of The Week this week is Tom Veiga! Tom Veiga is a Brazilian artist whose work centres arounds waves and curves, and features vibrant colours. He has been involved with art projects in 5 continents and across 25 countries. Tom describes his style on his website as “a very Brazilian style, bringing joy […]

Happy birthday to Audrey Hepburn!

Happy birthday to Audrey Hepburn!

Today marks the 85th anniversary of the iconic Audrey Hepburn. Born in 1929 in Ixelles, Belgium, Hepburn became one of the most legendary stars of the 20th Century.   Among her vast filmography, she is perhaps best known for her work in classics such as Breakfast At Tiffany’s, Roman Holiday, and My Fair Lady. Hepburn is an […]

10 things you need to know about PopUp Painting (in pictures)

 Below are 10 things you need to know about PopUp Painting, Buzzfeed style.                 1. We provide all the kit. You don’t need to bring anything. Canvasses, easels, table covers, paint, brushes, pallet books, music, plastic beakers, napkins – even plastic bags for you to take your painting […]

This week with PopUp Painting

Since our birthday party at Brasserie Blanc last Friday (where we raised £332 for Cafe Art!!), we’ve had a busy week. After our own birthday party (one year since our launch at The Soho Hotel in 2013!), we held a Power Puff Girls themed birthday party at Babycakes, East Sheen. On Monday, we returned to […]

PopUp Painting’s First Birthday Party!

A year after our launch in 2013 at the Soho Hotel, PopUp Painting celebrated its first anniversary at Brasserie Blanc, Southbank on Friday 4th April. We were delighted to joined by hosts from our venues across London, loyal customers, and supporters of Cafe Art. Our event spanned three parts: an hour of social painting (led […]

The Latest Craze in Art and Entertainment Hits London!

The Latest Craze in Art and Entertainment Hits London!

Unleashing Creativity! PRESS RELEASE 15 April 2013 The latest craze in art and entertainment has arrived in London! Friday 12 April saw the launch of PopUp Painting at the Soho Hotel, London. The private event was attended by over 30 guests who were facilitated to paint their own canvasses supported by an Artist, plenty of […]