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Leeds – it’s time to get creative!

PopUp Painting will be launching in Leeds in August 2018. Its first partner venue in the city is Brasserie Blanc. The company invites guests to “unleash their creativity, wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other”. Now in its fifth year, PopUp Painting runs ‘painting and wine’ events in bars, restaurants and workplaces across […]

Calendar display issues

We’re currently having some display issues with the calendar on our website. Luckily we have a backup calendar on Eventbrite.

“People are hungry for creative playtime” — 5 years of PopUp Painting

On 12 April 2018 PopUp Painting will mark 5 years since its launch. In that time the company, which runs ‘social painting and wine’ events, has painted with over 17,000 guests across more than 1,000 events. The company operates across London, Birmingham and Manchester, with upcoming launches in Liverpool and Leeds. PopUp Painting was launched […]

Artist Charlotte Ellinas Applies for Sky Portrait Artist of the Year

Artist Charlotte Ellinas, one of the PopUp Painting team, has applied for Sky Portrait Artist of the Year. Sky Portrait Artist of the Year offers artists the chance to win a £10,000 commission for a major British institution and £500 of art materials from Cass Art. It has run since 2013 and has been won […]

PopUp Painting Delivers Thousandth Event

Now in our fifth year of trading, PopUp Painting has recently passed its thousandth event. Launched in April 2013, PopUp Painting delivers ‘social painting and wine’ events in bars, restaurants and workplaces across London, Birmingham and Manchester. Aimed at non-artists, we invite guests to ‘unleash their creativity – wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in […]

PopUp Painting at the London Art Antiques & Interiors Fair! January 2018

  Since our launch our mission has been to bring 'art out of the gallery, and out of the classroom, into the places where people meet on an every day basis'. That's meant bars, restaurants, workplaces, and people's homes. In January 2018 we'll be bringing our events to the London Art Antiques & Interiors Fair [...]

A Year in Review: PopUp Painting in 2017

Happy New Year from the PopUp Painting team! 2017 has been quite a year for us. We welcomed new members to the team, launched in new cities, and painted with more guests than ever before. Here are some highlights from the team. We ran more events than ever before - up 25% from 2016 In [...]

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

  As a company all about themed painting events, it shouldn't be a surprise that we absolutely love Christmas. We've got a calendar bursting with festive spirit, and the Christmas playlists are on in the office! We've still got a couple of 'conventional' pieces (such as Starry Night in Angel on 6 December) on the calendar, [...]

Poppy events this November

November is upon us, and so our events calendar is taking another seasonal twist. Out are the ‘Bigger Splash’es and French Riviera scenes. In come the snowy London scenes (Gordon Bruce), Screams for Halloween (yesterday!) and the Christmas ‘Banksys’. Another staple of our calendar in November are Poppy themed events. We run these events in […]