Monthly Archives: January 2013

Rock My Boutique

With the first of their pop up shops appearing at Hampton Manor, West Midlands on 17th March, Rock My Wedding are putting together a boutique of all things wedding. It includes pieces from their own AW12 collection as well as … Continue reading

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Marks and Spencer opened first ever Oxfam charity pop up shop

Marble Arch was the location for the new M&S two day Oxfam pop up shwop shop. Over 40 celebrities including Alexa Chung, Daisy Lowe and Plan B all donated items that were sold. To gain entry to the shop you … Continue reading

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Relaxation of planning rules to go ahead

Wanting a swift and responsive planning system to assist in getting empty and underused buildings back in use, the coalition government is in the process of increasing the scope of permitted development rights in order to facilitate growth. Getting empty … Continue reading

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Mile High

Be part of the 1950’s jet set and dine like an air passenger of the time! The 1950’s was the golden age of air travel – the very epitome of glamour, with food somewhat better than your average airline meal … Continue reading

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Liam Fairhurst Foundation

A teenage fundraiser is planning to open a charity shop with a difference and is appealing to landlords to help him find a suitable pop up shop at a reasonable rent in Ely, Cambridgeshire. Callum Fairhurst, who has already raised … Continue reading

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National pop up forum

Industry experts including Popupspace, We are Pop Up, The Empty Shops Network and StartUp Britain have teamed up to form a national Pop Up Forum. One of the Forum’s first campaigns is to urge administrators to allow them to turn … Continue reading

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Selkirk’s £22,000 award to set up pop up shops

The Royal Burgh of Selkirk’s Chamber of Trade has been awarded £22,000 to set up pop up shops in the area, to help reverse its 30% drop in pedestrian footfall.  Provided by LEADER (Links Between Activities Developing the Rural Economy) … Continue reading

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Foster pop up shop

Weston’s Sovereign Shopping Centre is to be home to North Somerset Council’s fostering team from 21st – 27th January. With a huge shortage of foster carers, current carers and members of the team will be available for potential foster carers … Continue reading

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Hillsborough pop up shop

Margaret Aspinal, whose 18 year old son died in the Hillsborough disaster, has opened a store to raise funds for the victims’ families. The shop is open in Liverpool’s St John’s Shopping Centre and all proceeds will benefit The Hillsborough … Continue reading

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Skegness pop up gallery

If you are an art enthusiast then a vacant unit within Hildreds Shopping Centre will be worth popping into on 24th January. H-art Gallery will be showcasing works from some of the best Lincolnshire artists, including May Jones. Staff at … Continue reading

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