Bradley Hemmings is the Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Greenwich+Docklands Festivals (GDF), an organisation with a national and international reputation for creating extraordinary outdoor arts events. Under Bradley's direction GDF has set out to break new ground in outdoor arts, commissioning, producing and presenting work by a wide range of UK and international artists.
In addition to the annual Greenwich+Docklands International Festival, he has curated the Mayor of London’s Liberty festival since its inception in 2003, including the last two years, in which this major disability arts festival has joined forces with National Paralympic Day at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, through partnership with the London Legacy Development Corporation and the British Paralympic Association.
In 2012 Bradley was Co-Artistic Director for the Opening Ceremony of London 2012 Paralympic Games and since then has gone on to direct the inaugural Paralympic Heritage Flame Ceremony at Stoke Mandeville Stadium and the Opening Ceremony to the Great North Run’s One Millionth Finish in Newcastle Gateshead.
He is a founder member of the Without Walls consortium of outdoor arts festivals.