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Manchester Bee with inspiration from Banksy!

Banksy’s Girl with the Balloon and the Manchester Bee! Michelle Shore, one of our Machester based artists and team member, has created a fabulous painting based around ‘Balloon Girl’ and the Bee in Manchester. Read on to hear about what Michelle thinks about each of those topics. The girl with the balloon is one of […]

Partner Venue – Brewdog Seven Dials

WE ARE BACK IN SOHO!!   JOIN US AND BREWDOG!  IN THE EPICENTRE OF LONDON’S NIGHTLIFE DISTRICT; MIDWAY BETWEEN SOHO AND COVENT GARDEN AND MINUTES FROM LEICESTER SQUARE. An amazing location, a stand-alone three floor corner site on Cambridge Circus overlooking the iconic Palace Theatre. Inside, there are two bars spread over different floors and […]

Partner Venue Ju Ju’s – Birmingham

‘The hub for fab fresh food and great company.’ PopUp Painting is now at Ju Ju’s Cafe! Birmingham’s only restaurant with panoramic views over the canals. Conveniently located for, restaurants near barclaycard arena Birmingham, Symphony Hall, Brindleyplace, Broad Street, The Rep and Crescent theatre –  All just a few minutes’ walk. their premier location is excellent for […]

August Summer Sale!

After Christmas, Summer Sales surely are the most magical times of the year. We’ve got lots of lovely events – across London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and Liverpool – in our August summer sale. Save 20% off when you use coupon summerpaint at checkout on selected events (listed below). This offer covers the events listed below, and expires […]

Artist of the Week: Andre Derain

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Andre Derain. Andre Derain (1880-1954) was a French painter, printmaker and sculptor famed as one of the creators of Fauvism and one of the first to ‘discover’ primitive art. Derain and his contemporary Henre Matisse became known for their vivid paintings, characterised by bold brush strokes and the [...]

PopUp Painting at the MakeMore Festival this August!

At PopUp Painting we are very excited to be part of the upcoming MakeMore Festival (23-27 August). MakeMore is a new kind of festival - a festival for your hands! The festival will feature comedy, live music and a whole range of exciting crafts activities - including us! We'll be popping up on Thursday 23 [...]

5 Exhibitions In Liverpool You Must See This Summer!

5. Double Fantasy In this exciting world first showing, Yoko decided to bring it all back to to Liverpool!. This  free exhibition of artworks and personal objects from Yoko’s own collection, some of which have never been seen publicly before, celebrates the union of two of the world’s most creative artists and their expression through […]

Partner Venue: Common, Manchester

Common, our PopUp Painting partner venue, is right in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter and slap bang in the centre of Manchester’s cultural scene. A stalwart of the NQ, Common has been serving up great food and amazing drinks for well over a decade. It’s a bar that’s all about new and exciting culture […]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Liverpool!

It's the city whose artists have produced the most number 1 hits thanartists from any other location as declared in The Guinness Book of Records but as you'll see below that's not all Liverpool has achieved! You may ponder what is in that Mersey water that produces such rich culture! Have a look of these [...]

Summer sale!

  This is a great time of year for creativity. We're coming to the end of world Pride Month, and we're about to head into London and Manchester Pride. The weather is perfect for strolling around and exploring new parts of the city. And there are some fantastic shows coming up across the UK, too!(New [...]