Hot Air Balloons for Mike and the Mechanics!

Maeve Bradbury Theatre and Film Inflatables

This month we made all the inflatable hot air balloons for the stage set for Mike and the Mechanics UK tour! How cool is that?! We have been producing inflatables for the music industry for many years, including some pretty amazing rock bands. Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd and Roger Waters. We made the inflatable stage sets for the last …

chubby heart in Wellington Arch

Inflatable Chubby Heart for London Fashion Week

Maeve Bradbury Fun Inflatables, Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

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

inflatable pacman

Inflatables for Pacman, Smirnoff & the Nigerian Elections!

Maeve Bradbury Promotional Inflatables

It has been a busy start to the New Year here at ABC Inflatables. In January we undertook several small but spectacular projects. Three very different commissions for promotional inflatables… SEALED-AIR INFLATABLES For instance, we made a giant 3 meter diameter inflatable Pacman for our client, who used it at a big convention. They got masses of attention thanks to …

Lord Mayor's Show inflatables

Lord Mayor’s Show 2018

Maeve Bradbury 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 …

cadburys hot air balloon replica

Cadburys Joy-Filled Hot Air Balloon!

Maeve Bradbury Promotional Inflatables

We were asked earlier this month, if we could make an inflatable replica hot air balloon. “Of course,” we said, “that’s easy!” Well, it wasn’t. The project turned out to be a lot more complicated…  But in true ABC style we tackled it head on and the result was absolutely brilliant! The brief included the information that a huge crane …

Burberry Bear inflatables in London

Burberry Bear Inflatables in Shanghai and London

Maeve Bradbury 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 – …

Sadiq Khan inflatable

Inflatable Sadiq Khan balloon

Maeve Bradbury Airborne Inflatables (Helium Filled), Inflatable Characters

Following hot on the heels of August’s wacky inflatable projects, September began with another funny one. We produced one of the quirkiest inflatables we’ve ever made. A giant helium-filled caricature of the Mayor of London, an inflatable Sadiq Khan! We don’t look at commissions for bespoke inflatables from a political point of view. We are only interested in whether it …

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

Maeve Bradbury 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

Maeve Bradbury 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 …