Creative Custom Inflatables – a Giant Wall and an Ice Mountain!

katebarlow Theatre and Film Inflatables

September was a busy month here at ABC Inflatables. Busy and BIG, with two huge custom inflatables for different clients. Both inflatables were incredibly imaginative and, because of their size, both demanded a lot of workshop space to build them. It was an enjoyable challenge for us to use some ABC creative magic to bring each customers’ vision to life. …

Wine and Wheels at the Lord Mayor’s Show 2016

katebarlow Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

ABC was delighted to be involved once again in the Lord Mayor’s Show. This annual London spectacular is world-famous and this year the show took place on November 12th. In 1215, King John issued a Royal Charter that allowed the City of London to elect its own Mayor. Since then, the newly elected Mayor has left the City and travelled by …

A Win for New Scottish Children’s Lottery

katebarlow Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

We felt slightly nervous on Monday 17th October. It was the launch of the brand new Scottish Children’s Lottery and we had our fingers firmly crossed that we would win the weather lottery! We were part of a high profile event, sponsored by STV, to promote the launch of this new lottery. The Scottish Children’s Lottery will be raising funds for children across Scotland …

Nick Mason with inflatable pig at V&A

Pink Floyd Pig Flies Again

katebarlow Airborne Inflatables (Helium Filled), Inflatable Characters

We got a call to ask if our giant inflatable Pink Floyd Pig could fly again. Of course, we said yes! We had made him to recreate the image designed for Pink Floyd’s album cover Animals. In 2011, the record company remastered the Animals album and several other Pink Floyd classics. And at that time we flew the Pig over Battersea Power Station. It made such an …

Andy Murray Live Inflatables

katebarlow Sports Inflatables

Andy Murray will launch ‘Andy Murray Live‘ on 21st September 2016. This is going to become an annual tennis event to raise money for two charities; Unicef and Young People’s Futures which is based in Glasgow. Three more great tennis players will join Andy Murray for this inaugural event. Grigor Dimitrov, Jamie Murray and Tim Henman are going to come together to show …

Liberty Loves Havaianas – and so does ABC Inflatables!

katebarlow Promotional Inflatables

Liberty of London is well known for its stunning window displays at the start of each season. The beautifully designed spectacle is always clever and creative, attracting the crowds who wait eagerly for the new displays to be unveiled. Imagine how excited we were when we were asked to become involved in Liberty’s summer window display! Liberty has teamed up …

Bespoke inflatable Easter egg for Cadbury in situ at event

Bespoke Inflatable Easter Eggs for Cadbury

katebarlow Promotional Inflatables

When Cadbury wanted to organise an Easter Egg Hunt at their Easter Event in Dublin they came to us. They wanted ABC to create a bespoke inflatable – a giant Easter Egg that could be easily handled and transported. Not a problem, we said! Cadbury wanted a 6m tall cold air filled inflatable Easter Egg on a 1m high inflatable …

Dafy Moto Giant Inflatable Arches

Giant Inflatable Arches with a Continental Flavour!

katebarlow Inflatable Arches

March has been a busy month here at ABC Inflatables and we have had a surprising number of requests for giant inflatable arches! What’s more, there has been a continental flavour to them. We received orders for the Montrail Arch and Feather Flags from Switzerland and then the Peugeot and Dafy Moto arches were ordered through our French office. Don’t …

We made this black inflatable tent for the army

Inflatable Tents for the British Army

katebarlow Military Inflatables

We were very proud when the British Army asked us to make some inflatable tents for them. When they contacted us in February, they explained they wanted these inflatable tents to provide quick and simple cover for outdoor exhibitions. We were delighted to get involved. We already supply the Army Reserves with their site marking blimps. You might have seen …