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 …

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. …

Inflatable heart over London

Inflatable Chubby Hearts for Anya Hindmarch

Maeve Bradbury Airborne Inflatables (Helium Filled), Inflatable Art

It has been an exhausting but exciting few weeks! The world-famous designer Anya Hindmarch asked us to help bring her Chubby Hearts project to life across the Capital. Anya conceived Chubby Hearts over London as a declaration of love to the city. Her idea was to float giant inflatable hearts over landmarks, starting on Valentine’s Day throughout London Fashion Week. …

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 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 …

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 …

giant inflatable bike standing on grass

Custom Inflatable Bike in the Netherlands

katebarlow Sports Inflatables

We were thrilled when a client in the Netherlands contacted us earlier this year with a special request. They had seen pictures on our website of the giant Tour de France inflatable bike we created for Leeds City Council last year to promote the Tour de France when it came to Yorkshire. They immediately recognised that a similar sized inflatable bike …

giant inflatable bike in leeds

Giant inflatable Bike for the Tour de France 2014

katebarlow Sports Inflatables

We are often asked to make inflatables for major sporting events and we understand the impact they can have on large crowds of sports fans and spectators. When we were asked to create something for the Tour de France 2014, we set about designing and creating an inflatable that captured the spirit of the prestigious cycling race. The opening stage …

giant inflated beanstalk

Inflatable Panto Props

katebarlow Theatre and Film Inflatables

In December 2013, we were asked to create a giant 10m tall beanstalk as an inflatable panto prop for a production of Jack and the Beanstalk. We are often asked to make weird and wonderful inflatables and our workshop team relish the opportunity to get creative! We have a long history of providing custom inflatables for theatre and panto props, …