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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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Pop up Plaice!

The owners of a family run fish and chip shop are opening a pop up chip shop called Plaice in a car park on Friday, to mark the hand over of the shop to their granddaughter. Pisces, on Station Road … Continue reading

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Vintage clothes pop up shop

Old Market, Bristol is the location of a pop up shop selling vintage burlesque and evening clothing. The Rio Grande shop will open in 24 West Street from January 12th to Sunday 14th. Funds raised will be going to Macmillan … Continue reading

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God’s Own Junk Yard

Chris Bracey, a London collector and creator of neon art (and in fact the first to create Soho’s perennial “Girls Girls Girls” sign) has recently opened his own pop up shop in central London. God’s Own Junk Yard is packed … Continue reading

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Pop up businesses for dummies

Worthing based artist Dan Thompson is something of an expert in the pop up shop world. He founded the Empty Shops Network, started the UK’s first pop up tourist information centre in Worthing, and transformed a disused carpet store into … Continue reading

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