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Early Season News

Our 2019 season is under way and so it’s time for some Early Season News. All of our new inflatables have seen action now in our It’s A Knockout’s and we’re loving the fun they bring to our sets of games. The teams also seem to be enjoying them too ! Enquiries have really hotted up over the last couple of weeks. It’s always the schools that seem the most surprised that we’re sometimes not available for “next week” when some are already thinking ahead to booking for 2020.

Early Season News

Early Season News

Talking of schools, kids love our adrenaline games, especially our 50 foot long slide on our Silver Show. Quite often we’re at a school with hundreds of kids taking part. See our Schools & Youth Knockouts Page for more details.

It’s great that charities use us for their days. Even with the current uncertainty, charity day bookings are up. We love charity days, they are always great fun and it’s excellent to see charity’s and causes benefiting whilst entertaining. If you are a charity event organiser please see our Charities Page for details, or if you represent a small group of people wishing to take part in a public charity day please go to our Events Page.

Early Season News

Early Season News

As part of our ongoing safety programme, we’ve recently had a staff training day. As followers of our blogs will be aware, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) last year updated their guidance on the uses of inflatables (we’re told there will be another update later this year as well). The training day was ran by Peter Grand of PIPA and he updated us of changes to guidance, best practice and the BS-EN standard that inflatables are made to. For info on inflatable safety please read our blog on Inflatable Safety from early this year. We now also have three staff members who are PAT test qualified.

New Inflatables 2019

We’ve introduced some great new games and new inflatables for 2019. Some of our new inflatables are called The Black Hole, Vegetable Patch, Bubble Cube and Post Boxes. Each year we spruce up our games up with new inflatables, variations and additions to give our many returning clients a fresh feel to our games.

The inflatable we’re most excited about is the new Black Hole Inflatable. This totally unique black inflatable is almost completely pitch black inside. We don’t think any other knockout operator has a similar inflatable ! We have the ability to throw a bubble and water mixture into the inside of the inflatable so the teams will be crawling through bubbles in the dark !!!!

Black Hole Inflatable for 2019

Black Hole Inflatable for 2019

Our “Post Boxes Inflatable” is new to our Silver Show. This is for a new games called “Picture Postcards” where the team post themselves through the First Class and Second Class post-box holes of the inflatable to collect pieces of a double-sided picture postcard which attach to a Velcro tabard.

New Inflatables for 2019

New Inflatables for 2019

Our new “Vegetable Patch inflatable” is another new Silver Show inflatable. This inflatable is used on the Strawberries & Cream game. the teams slide and crawl through the wet and bubbly Vegetable Patch inflatable on their way to the end of the course to collect the strawberries to place in the measuring tube.

New inflatables for 2019

New inflatables for 2019

Our Mini Knockout has a new “Bubble Cube Inflatable” (see this blogs top left-hand image).

We can’t wait to use these new inflatables and post some images so everyone can see the fun and games on a Knockout Challenge It’s A Knockout!

All our new inflatables for 2019 are made in the UK by a UK manufacturer to the BS-EN-14960:2013 standard. They have a current safety certificate issued by an independent tester that can be checked online for clarification. Please also read our blog Bouncy Castle Safety for further details about the responsibility expected of inflatable operators.

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2018 It’s A Knockout Digest

Well, it’s that time of year again to look back at the previous 12 months and reflect on our 2018 It’s A Knockout year. As usual it’s been a pleasure being out on the road performing our It’s A Knockout game activities for a variety of clients and the public. As ever, we’ve been all across the UK taking our games to a variety of events such as charity fundraising, schools, festivals, town/village shows, fun days, team building, and the off party and private event.

2018 Charity Games It’s A Knockout

Whether it’s been a national charity day, a big fun day or just a small team building event we’ve enjoyed 2018, and hope that everyone who took part had Fun fun fun as well.

Of course there was that great period of dry and hot weather in the middle of the year which we will all remember. For us it happened in the middle of our “busy-busy” part of the year. It started about a week before our big Jersey charity weekender and lasted until the end of July (when the English schools break up).

Summer It's A Knockout

Summer It’s A Knockout 2018

Our it’s A knockout games are great for team building and in 2018 we’ve supplied games packages for small team building days for as little as 30 people, right up to large days where 500 have taken part.

Team Building It's A knockout

Team Building It’s A knockout

Our games are ideal for schools that want to keep a lot active simultaneously. Our largest in 2018 for 700 students in one day! (we can easily do more though)

It's A Knockout Kids Games

It’s A Knockout Kids Games

We saw a longer season than ever this year, with work through October, November and December. Indoors or outdoors, Christmas party’s, Santa Run’s, team building and more, it’s been a Knockout Year.

And we’re already looking forward to 2019. New games and inflatables are planned, and we can’t wait !!!

Santa Run 2018

Santa Run 2018

Bookmark our  News/Blog page for the latest from us, or Contact Us for our 2019 events.

Early Season Update 2018

Early Season Update 2018

Welcome to our latest It’s A Knockout Blog. Here is an Early Season Update 2018 of news about It’s A knockout so far this year and also looking forward to the summer months.

Early Season Update 2018

Our It’s A Knockout 2018 summer season is now fully under way and we have already been out on the road on a few strings of work where we travel from one It’s A Knockout day to another, be it for a school activity day, university, village or town day or for some charity fundraising.  We happy to say that 2018 is shaping up to be a bumper year so we’re looking forward to it eagerly.

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Early Season Update 2018

Many days and weeks are already fully booked. We’re amazed though that we get so many late enquiries for sorting out a day. Sometimes just a few weeks notice rather than months. We do though have some dates still available in the height of the season and some discounted ones as well.  Please see our Discounted Dates page for details. We’re also offering a 15% discount on August dates as this is usually a quieter month after the madness of June and July.

School It's A Knockout News 2018

Early Season Update 2018

New Games & Inflatables for 2018

Most of our new inflatables for 2018 have already had their first outing and we’re pleased that everyone is enjoying them so much.
So far this year, our confirmed traveling for days takes us as far north as Aberdeen and as far south as Truro, plus we’re off to the Isle of Wight this year and our Gold Show is off to Jersey for a charity weekend at the end of June.
So, no matter where you are in the UK, we’re sure to be running one of our It’s A knockout’s near you this year.

If you’d like to take part in one of our It’s A Knockout events in 2018, we have many where you can do so. Please see our Events Page for details of those where the public can enter teams.