Yelp & PopUp Painting presents | Newbie & Craft Night

First of all, if you haven’t heard of Yelp, you’re missing out! It’s a website/app that you check in & review businesses on, and you get rewarded (with free events, drinks and meals) the more active you are! I thought I would write this post as I recently got an email from them saying I’m on the radar to be a member of “the elite” (sounds so fancy eh!).

I’ve been to a couple of events through Yelp and all of them have been a lot of fun – they always consist of socialising with lots of new people, discovering new places to eat & drink that I had never heard of before, and at least one free drink for checking in on the app! If you set up a Yelp profile make sure you add me – click here to be linked to my profile & we can be friends! 🙂

View this post on Instagram

Went to a really fun pop up art workshop tonight organised by @yelplondon! 🖌 We listened to music whilst painting the sunset & London skyline! 📸: @hannahnewey ❤️

A post shared by Luisa-Christie 💘 she/her (@luisachristie) on

When I RSVP’d for Yelp and PopUp Painting present: Newbie and Craft Night at Urban Meadows and was approved to go, I was quite excited. I’ve not been using Yelp for all that long (hence the newbie event title), but I really love the community vibe and how friendly everyone is! I think it could be a great way to meet new people in a city you’re not overly confident in & discover new places you haven’t heard of before – I wish I knew about it when I first moved up to London!

Urban Meadow, London

Prosecco & Sweet Potato Chips @ Urban Meadow, London

Prosecco & Sweet Potato Chips @ Urban Meadow, London

I hadn’t heard of Urban Meadows before, so it was a totally new to place (near Queensway tube station & just next to Hyde Park) for me to *almost* get lost trying to find. Sadly it was a dark and cold evening, so the outside photo is a bit pants, however I am sure the outside area would be very nice on a sunny afternoon!

Walking into the lovely venue, and being presented with a flute of prosecco was a particularly nice touch. I had the prosecco with a side of sweet potato fries because I just cannot resist sweet potato if I see it on a menu (guilty!) and these fries were very crispy & tasty!

For this event, Yelp teamed up with Popup Painting (who do public events, private parties and corporate team building sessions – check the website for availability!) The ‘Newbie and  Craft Night’ was basically painting pretty sunsets & London skylines whilst listening to music & drinking. It basically felt like being back at school in art class… Plus alcohol! As you can see from the picture below, I had a really great time…

Having a great time painting! Yelp & Pop Up Painting @ Urban Meadow, London

Having a great time painting! Yelp & Pop Up Painting @ Urban Meadow, London

Yelp & Pop Up Painting @ Urban Meadow, London

I went with my friend Hannah – check out our paintings! Hannah’s was particularly amazing & totally different to everyone else’s, such an arty babe!

Our paintings! Yelp & Pop Up Painting @ Urban Meadow, London

Our paintings! Yelp & Pop Up Painting @ Urban Meadow, London

View this post on Instagram

My finished painting! The London skyline at sunset, reflected in the River Thames 🌅

A post shared by Luisa-Christie 💘 she/her (@luisachristie) on

Hopefully I’ll end up at another Yelp night soon! There are a whole load of fun sounding events over the next week… But I’m currently at Manchester Airport sat on a plane, on my way to a little trip to Geneva for a little trip to the Alps for some skiing!! So unfortunately I’m missing out on the London fun, and having some snowy fun instead 🙂

Lx

2 comments so far.

2 responses to “Yelp & PopUp Painting presents | Newbie & Craft Night”

  1. Amy says:

    That’s a awesome painting 🙂 looks like you really had fun. I’ll have to look into Yelp it sounds pretty cool 🙂 x

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Queer & Curvy Cat Lady 💘 Another lifestyle blog, but with an alternative edge. Covering all kinds of subjects inc. Vegan & Cruelty-Free living, Self Love & Body Positivity, Travel & Adventure... To name a few. Usually found visiting restaurants with plant-based options, singing my heart out at gigs, or covered in glitter in a festival field.

Let’s connect

instagram

This error message is only visible to WordPress admins

Error: API requests are being delayed for this account. New posts will not be retrieved.

Log in as an administrator and view the Instagram Feed settings page for more details.

Subscribe to luisachristie.co.uk

Enter your email address & you'll receive notifications of new posts straight to your inbox!

Blog Post Archive

Buy me a drink?