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

katebarlow Marches, Parades and Outdoor Inflatables

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 …

Giant Inflatable Bottle for Bacardi Oakheart

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When drinks and spirits group Bicardi asked us to make a giant inflatable bottle to help promote their new Oakheart spiced rum, we were delighted to help. We created a suitably huge inflatable bottle, over 14 foot high, which Bicardi used around the country in drinking venues like night clubs and bars. It was so enormous that it certainly directed …

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 Bicardi …

Image of a pink inflatable shell on a beach

Inflatable Shell for Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival

katebarlow Inflatable Art

We were delighted to make this giant 6 metre tall custom inflatable shell for the Arts University College at Bournemouth. Taken down to the beach at Poole, 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 at the time, visitors did …

CarFest Giant Inflatable Sphere

buzz Airborne Inflatables (Helium Filled)

One of the most common inflatables that we are asked to create for clients is a giant inflatable sphere. This classic design is a tried and tested way of drawing attention to your event or stand and works particularly well outdoors. Silverstone Auctions asked us to make a giant inflatable sphere for CarFest South. This family friendly festival was organised by Chris …

Inflatables for art installation for Cultural Olympics

buzz Inflatable Art

If you saw the inflatable art exhibition during the Cultural Olympics, you probably saw some of our pieces. We were asked to help produce inflatable art for a unique installation in East London and it was a real honour to get involved. We supported two London artists, Anthea Hamilton and Nicholas Byrne, in their installation called ‘LOVE’, at Poplar Baths. …