Adam Henson Visit To Lloyd Ltd Dumfries A Huge Success

On our screens most Sunday evenings as part of one of the most popular TV shows, TV presenter, author and farmer Adam Henson visited Lloyd Ltd at  Heathhall Dumfries yesterday Wedenesday the 22nd of November 2017 to do a book signing during the day, and a talk to an invited audience in the Evening. 

Adam Henson is a well-known figure both within and outside the agricultural community.  Making farming interesting and accessible to people in both urban and rural communities alike is no easy feat, but Adam’s passion and enthusiasm make him an engaging and authoritative presenter.

Adam was at LLoyd Ltd a local agricultural machinery specialist and Isuzu dealer’s state of the art premises at Dumfries  from 2:30pm until 4:30pm signing copies of his books “A Farmer and His Dog”, “Like Farmer Like Son” and “Adam’s Farm: My Life on the Land”. This was a great opportunity for anyone to meet Adam and he was kept busy all afternoon meeting people who wanted to stock up on what will no doubt be popular Christmas presents!


Lesley Pickthall who works for Wallets Marts in Castle Dougals and lives with her partner and son on their family farm at Dundrennan met Adam. Lesley Said “It was a great night , Adam was great fun, a big thank you Lloyd Ltd for inviting us along.”

In the evening the team from Lloyd Ltd Dumfries warmly greeted their 270 guests with drinks and nibbles, everyone had the chance to meet Adam, he was very friendly and approachable and was very happy to take time for a selfie/photo or to sign his books.

Adam then gave his presentation, his talk was very interesting, covering everything from how he and his family first started in farming and how their business grew and evolved into what it has become today. He Talked about how he first got involved in television, giving an insight into the work that is involved, including a very entertaining story about his debut acting role along with two of his cows in the movie Braveheart. Adam also covered what he see’s for the future of farming in the UK, rounding off the evening with a question and answer session with the audience, during which Adam answered questions on many serious subjects facing farmers these days including Brexit, the Environment, Organic Farming, and use of crop sprays and pesticides.

Adam commented: “It’s always an enjoyable experience getting out and about to meet people and to talk about the importance of rural life.  I’ve greatly enjoyed my time here in Dumfries and have been made incredibly welcome by everyone at Lloyd Ltd and their guests.  Thank you for inviting me.”



Stuart Dalton
Lloyd Ltd’s Dealer Principal, Stuart Dalton, told DGWGO:
This was a real coup for us to get someone of Adam’s calibre here to our branch.  As agricultural machinery dealers we are always glued to Countryfile and we know many of our customers are too.  As the Isuzu dealer for the area, we are delighted that Adam has chosen to use an Isuzu as his works vehicle.”
Stuart continued “It was genuinely exciting to have Adam here and there was a real buzz among the team at our branch as well as from our customers.  We were delighted to welcome him and to introduce him to rural life in this part of the country.  We are sure that everyone who came to meet him enjoyed his company and his anecdotes.  We certainly enjoyed having him here.”

If you would like to purchase a copy of one of Adams Books Click HERE

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