Tags: events

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’s on July 2021

July is here! This means, Wimbledon, Euros finals and hopefully some sun! Read on to find out the best events going on this July in London, Birmingham, Manchester and York. All our listed events are run by small businesses or celebrate diversity! London Saturday 3rd July – Paint London, London Art Bar, Holborn Try your […]

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 [...]

5 things you didn’t know about elephants

Elephantidae is a family of large, herbivorous mammals collectively called elephants and mammoths. These are terrestrial large mammals with a snout modified into a trunk and teeth modified into tusks. BLA BLA BLAAH! We know you know that! But did you know these!  😉    Elephants purr like cats do, as a means of communication. […]

Partner Venue: The DoubleTree Islington

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London – Islington This fabulous PopUp Painting venue is  just steps from a variety of shops, specialty boutiques, restaurants and bars and is the ideal base for exploring London. Take a 5-minute walk to Angel tube station or a 15-minute walk to King’s Cross and St. Pancras rail stations. With thos […]

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 […]

Events coming up this January!

Welcome 2018! Welcome January! So, who here has a new years resolution? Let me guess, give up junk food, give up this, give up that? How about not giving up anything and start something new instead. Gain a few pounds of laughter this january and some extra creative skills at a PopUp Painting event. Paint, […]

Happy Halloween!!!

Halloween is a celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows’ Day. It begins the three-day observance of Allhallowtide, the time in the liturgical year dedicated to remembering the dead, including saints (hallows), martyrs, and all the faithful departed. Halloween activities include trick-or-treating (or the related guising), attending Halloween costume parties, carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns, lighting bonfires, […]

POPUP PAINTING AND THE TURNER PRIZE 2016!

‘It’s amazing what you can do with an E in A-Level art, a twisted imagination and a chainsaw’. Damien Hirst’s acceptance speech in 1995   YEP! It’s that time of the year again, when we all sit around wondering about the Turner Prize. This year’s Turner Prize is awarded on 5 December 2016 and an announcement broadcast […]

Have a Hockney Day!

Roll up! Roll up! There’s a new show in town. David Hockney returns to the RA with a remarkable new body of work. Embracing portraiture, his subjects – all friends, family and acquaintances – include office staff, fellow artists, curators and gallerists such as John Baldessari and Larry Gagosian. Each work is the same size, […]