inflatable cigarette characters

Inflatable Cigarette Characters for GASP

Maeve Bradbury Fun Inflatables, Inflatable Characters

We had a busy month in July! One of our big projects was a repeat order for a large number of inflatable cigarette characters from our long standing clients at GASP. GASP is a charitable organisation that educates people about the dangers of smoking. We made 500 fun inflatable cigarette characters go in to chemists and doctors surgeries. They are …

Looking up at the Pink Floyd pig floating above BBC

Pink Floyd Pig on BBC One Show

Maeve Bradbury Airborne Inflatables (Helium Filled), Theatre and Film Inflatables

Exciting News! We have been flying the Pink Floyd Pig ‘Algie’ again. Did you see us on the BBC One Show? Last year, we were asked to fly Algie from the roof of the Victoria & Albert Museum to promote the forthcoming exhibition of Pink Floyd at the V&A from May to October 2017 – see our August 2016 News . This time we …

two striped balloon inflatables

Inflatable Hot Air Balloon for Irish Eurovision Entry

Maeve Bradbury Theatre and Film Inflatables

We felt honoured to make a giant inflatable hot air balloon for the Irish entry to the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. The replica hot air balloon was the central theme in their set and really helped them make an impression. This year Eurovision was in Kiev in the Ukraine which posed some practical and logistical problems! Luckily, we often transport …

3 exhibition spheres for Glazpart, helium filled

Exhibition spheres for Glazpart

Maeve Bradbury Exhibition Inflatables

Glazpart have just ordered another one of our helium-filled exhibition spheres. We have a long standing working relationship with them. They are our near neighbours here in Banbury. Glazpart were so impressed with the reaction from their customers to the last exhibition sphere we made for them. They wanted another one to float over their exhibition stand. This is such a …

Blue and orange inflatable bimp for Tile Source

Two New Blimps for Hampshire Tile Warehouse

Maeve Bradbury Airborne Inflatables (Helium Filled)

March saw us make two more new blimps for our good friends at Hampshire Tile Warehouse. We have made the hulls in our supplier’s stock blue PU coated nylon blimp material and the fins in orange ripstop nylon – the same material that they make spinnakers from for sailing boats – just one of many colours available. And what’s more we don’t …

Giant inflatable yellow wellies in ABC Inflatables workshop

Inflatable Yellow Wellies for the NFU

Maeve Bradbury Fun Inflatables, Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

We had a repeat order for more inflatable Yellow Wellies! Aren’t they fantastic?! Our good friends at the NFU have ordered another pair of inflatable wellington boots from us. As you can see they stand over 2.5m high and they go to local NFU agencies who use them at agricultural shows and outdoor events. Talk about standing out in a crowd …

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 bottle inflatable and white van

Wine and Wheels at the Lord Mayor’s Show 2016

katebarlow Lord Mayor's Show

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 …

inflatable lottery balls

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 …