Bath Parks played host to Mr David Hempleman Adams & Chef Adam Byatt in front of the Royal Crescent, for the Gastronomic Adventure initiative winners who won a
'once in a lifetime' experience for two. They were treated to a sumptuous meal, persoally cooked for them by Adam aboard the iconic G, H, Mumm hot air balloon. Byatt is chef patron of
London's acclaimed Trinity and Bistro Union restaurants and a regular guest on Saturday Kitchen and Masterchef.
Emrys & Bunny Harries from Hampshire were the competition winners and were in safe hands, as the balloon was due to be piloted by David Hempleman-Adams who, in
addition to climbing the highest peaks on all seven continents and trekking to both poles, has also flown a balloon across the top of the world.
Unfortunately due to poor weather conditions the flight did not take off. and it was planned to happen later on. Emrys & Bunny however, were treated to
an evening meal in the georgian setting, in the company of Mr David Hempleman-Adams. Following this the balloon was displayed tethererd and the couple took the opportunity to get on board the
Eleanor firmstone(Thursday, January 23 20 09:20 am GMT)
Hi, do you have any information on the steam roller ru7342. We now own the roller and wondered what year this was taken.
Sarah Mitchell(Wednesday, September 11 19 10:31 pm BST)
Hi there is a wonderful picture you took of a dear friend of mine on his journey to the gdsf this year. It is in the western daily press dated 22/08/19 Carl Brown roading the Marshall to gdsf. I cannot locate this picture on any website to purchase and was hoping i could purchase through yourself many thanks Sarah
John Baines(Friday, April 05 19 03:45 pm BST)
Have you any photogaphs of James & Crockerills yard in Durrington? Their MD Peter Barber owned the Burrell Scenic Road loco 'Prince of Wales@ and other engines including Burrell roller 'Daffodil'
I see you already have dates for this one but I wondered if you would consider adding Purbeck Rally to your event list?
9th -11th August
worgret road, wareham, dorset, BH20 6AB
Raising funds for Forest Holme Hospice Charity & other local causes.
Andrew Gray(Wednesday, February 20 19 07:55 pm GMT)
Is that Mr Dimmer and the train made at Durrington Sec Modern, I started there 1963 and left 1968. Mr Dimmer (Regg) was such a great teacher. Wonderful set of images to treasure. p.s we met today at the Boscombe Down Tornado fly past.
Jamie(Saturday, September 01 18 01:39 am BST)
I am Jamie. One of the coalomen from last weeks steam fair. I know you mentioned taking lots of photos of us and it would be lovely to see them. Please get back to me when you can with prices ect i will most certainly purchase a few! In the meantime i will admire wgat you have on your page here already, hope you enjoyed the show! Speak soon
Don Russell(Friday, August 17 18 08:51 am BST)
Hullo, found your site when looking for GDSF info. I was wondering if you had any information regarding engines travelling to the GDSF. I read engines will be raising money for cancer on there journey but I cannot find any info regarding route and timings.Thanks
Brian Moore(Saturday, August 04 18 12:40 pm BST)
Thanks David: Brian
Peter Freeman(Thursday, May 10 18 09:56 pm BST)
Fantastic site, easy to read and great pics! Keep up the good work.