Sir David Hempleman-Adams, KCVO, OBE, KSTJ, DL​

 

I have decided to dedicate this page in honour of Sir David Hempleman-Adams, local man with many achivements under his belt but still has time on occasion to fly from Bath.

G.H. Mumm Gastronomic Adventure Initiative Winners

 

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 balloon.

If you have any queries or wish to purchase a photograph, please contact me:

 

+44 7831237759

dcrh@supanet.com

 

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  • 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'

  • Zoe Read (Saturday, March 02 19 07:08 pm GMT)

    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)

    Hi!

    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

    Regards
    Jamie

  • 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.

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