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 …

inflatable misting station

Misting Station at Capital Summertime Ball

Maeve Bradbury 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, …

inflatable chicken Lottie Dottie characters

Lottie Dottie Chicken Inflatable

Maeve Bradbury Inflatable Characters

It is not everyday that we get a request from Brazil to make an inflatable chicken! Let alone two… Our client wanted an inflatable replica of their Lottie Dottie Chicken character to use on their exhibition stand. They were going to a big show in California and wanted to make sure they caught the audience’s attention. We agreed that a …

Forever Living tetra pak inflatables

Inflatable Product Replicas for Forever Living and Elle & Vire

Maeve Bradbury Promotional Inflatables

In April, we made some inflatable product replicas to showcase new product designs from Forever Living. They were creating new packaging for their ever popular Aloe Vera range. It was great to work with their design company on such an important project. Although Forever Living is a household name, bringing new designs to market is always a tricky business!  Forever …

inflatable letter A illuminated at party

Inflatable Letter A for Bat Mitzvah

Maeve Bradbury Inflatable Letters, Inflatable Lights

We created a giant inflatable letter ‘A’ for a Bat Mitzvah celebration in March. Ava’s party was at the Horticultural Halls in Central London. Our inflatable letter ‘A’ took centre stage! The inflatable letter ‘A’ was 5 meters high and shocking pink. So you certainly couldn’t miss it! It co-ordinated perfectly with the other decorations and really set off the party. …