Giant Inflatable Beanstalk at Christmas Pantomime

katebarlow Theatre and Film Inflatables

ABC Inflatables have made many theatrical inflatables over the years including a giant sun for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. We love this kind of creative work and the challenge of finding practical ways to make an impressive impact with our inflatables. We made this beautiful inflatable beanstalk for the SEC Centre Glasgow production of Jack and the Beanstalk, …

The Classic Cars Show

katebarlow Exhibition Inflatables

Two of our inflatable exhibition spheres were flown to great effect this weekend, at the annual Classic Motor Show at the NEC. They looked fantastic floating in the arena, completely unmissable, drawing attention to our clients.  The Jaguar Enthusiasts Club had a 6ft inflatable sphere whilst Silverstone Auctions used their giant 8ft inflatable sphere for the second time. Don’t they …

ABC Inflatables at this years Lord Mayor’s Show – Again!

katebarlow Lord Mayor's Show

The Lord Mayor’s Show in London is one of our favourite events on the calendar. We’ve been making custom inflatables, including special shapes and parade balloons, for this world-famous spectacular for more than 20 years! It is great fun when we get involved in all the razzmatazz and we love to help different groups get themselves noticed among the crowds. …

Inflatable Father Christmas is on his way!

katebarlow Inflatable Characters, Promotional Inflatables

Sometimes we get a commission to make some really fun custom inflatables. This year a client asked us to make an army of inflatable Father Christmases, which certainly made us smile! They looked great when they were tested our trusted supplier’s factory and we hope the Christmas shoppers who saw them in the large chain of Carrefour hypermarkets in France …

ABC Parade Balloons for Trades Unions ‘Day of Action’

buzz Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

We are rather proud that we have just produced 30 parade balloons for a single event. There were many different inflatables at the Day of Action march in London, carried by all the major trades unions. The overall effect was extremely impressive! It is a real challenge for participant groups to identify themselves clearly in a huge sea of people …

New Inflatable Bottles for Heineken

buzz Promotional Inflatables

Anyone for a beer? Sorry to disappoint but these are not drinkable! They are just a small batch of the 800 inflatable bottles we made for Heineken to promote the shape of their new larger bottle. They look completely realistic, don’t they? We were very pleased with how they turned out and so was the client. We’ve created inflatable bottles for Bacardi …

Image of a pink inflatable shell on a beach

Inflatable Shell for Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival

katebarlow Inflatable Art

We had so much fun making this giant 6 metre tall custom inflatable shell for the Arts University College at Bournemouth! They took it down to the beach at Poole where it caused tremendous excitement to everyone who saw it! We thought it looked pretty spectacular throughout the day and on into  the evening. Judging by the news articles about …