Bank of China Chinese lantern inflatables

Lord Mayor’s Show 2019

katebarlow Lord Mayor's Show, Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

The nearest Saturday to Remembrance Day is always the day of the Lord Mayor’s Show.  We know this because we have made inflatables and travelled to London Wall to install them every year for the last 23 years! Compared with the 800 years that Lord Mayor’s Show has been running, 23 years makes us newcomers to the event! However, we …

Giant inflatable backpack with people, London

Inflatable Hunter Backpacks

katebarlow Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables, Promotional Inflatables

Hunter Boots approached us here at ABC Inflatables in the late summer having been very impressed with the 10 meter high inflatable Burberry Bears we made last year. They asked if we could make a giant inflatable representation of their luxury backpacks that were just being released on the market. This was part of their “Hunt the backpack campaign” to …

hot air balloon and basket

ABC Hot Air Balloon at Vauxhall Victorian Day

katebarlow Fun Inflatables, Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

It was a fine morning in late August when we set up this impressive 4 meter diameter sphere. As you can see, we had printed it to represent a traditional gas balloon from the 19th Century. With a real hot air balloon basket to complete the picture it really did look like a period Victorian scene. Which was the whole …

ABC inflatable spheres tethered

ABC Inflatable Spheres for April

abc_admin Exhibition Inflatables, Fun Inflatables, Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

April was all about ABC inflatable spheres! ABC are dab hands at creating inflatable spheres for use at outdoor and indoor events. We must have made hundreds, if not thousands, over the years. They are great for parades, sporting occasions, exhibitions and any other event where you need to make an impression. They carry a client’s logo and branding and …

chubby heart in Wellington Arch

Inflatable Chubby Heart for London Fashion Week

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In February, we were busy with one of our favourite commissions! Anya Hindmarch asked us to help once more with her amazing love letter to London. After the phenomenal success of last year’s Chubby Hearts project, it was exciting to be involved again. In 2018, Anya created a ‘love letter to London’ to coincide with London Fashion Week. She floated …

Lord Mayor's Show inflatable bear and aeroplanes

Lord Mayor’s Show 2018

abc_admin Lord Mayor's Show

November brings the Lord Mayor’s Show on the nearest Saturday to Remembrance Sunday, one of our absolute favourite events of the year. It meant an early start to get up to London to help all our clients with their inflatables. There is always so much excitement in the build up, before the procession starts. It is great fun watching the different …

Burberry Bear inflatables in London

Burberry Bear Inflatables in Shanghai and London

abc_admin Inflatable Characters, Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

One of the most prestigious commissions we have ever had – and certainly one of the biggest! – was from world-famous fashion house Burberry. We had a multiple order from them for several giant cold air-filled Burberry Bear inflatables. Burberry’s new creative director Riccardo Tisci has redesigned the company’s logo. He has now intertwined the initials of the founder – …

Large inflatable black and white cow with udder

Cold air-filled inflatables for an eye-catching August!

abc_admin Fun Inflatables, Inflatable Characters, Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

August has been just as busy as July. We made a series of slightly unusual cold air-filled inflatables to be used at different outdoor events. The first of our cold air-filled inflatables for August was our giant Cow. Our good friend and artist Mark Sephton, designed her. Doesn’t she look brilliant?! Everyone loves a giant inflatable animal and she certainly …

parade inflatable Henri Hippo

Parade Inflatables for Dublin Pride and London Pride

abc_admin Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

July started off being very busy here at ABC. We have been flat-out making parade inflatables for both Dublin Pride and London Pride. These are two of our favourite occasions in the year because they are so much fun! We always get lots of orders to make really eye-catching colourful parade inflatables for these events. Our star commission for Dublin …

inflatable misting station in London

Misting Station at Capital Summertime Ball

abc_admin Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

While Mark was busy giving an interview to Cotswold Life Business Magazine, the rest of us were hard at work! One of our commissions during this summer’s heatwave was an inflatable misting station. Sponsored by our client Impulse, the misting station was for the Capital Radio Summertime Ball 2018 at Wembley Stadium. Revellers danced along to live music by Craig David, …