Peak Model RailwayExhibition 2020

6th and 7th June

 

Situated in the heart of the Peak District of Derbyshire Bakewell is a busy town with a variety of shops and cafes. The Peak Exhibition is held at the Agricultural Business Centre which is a modern purpose built venue surrounded by a large 'Pay and Display' car park a short distance from the town centre.

 

The Exhibition will host up to 15 layouts together with a selection of traders selling books and model railway items (both new and secondhand).

 

Opening times 

10am to 5pm both days.

 

Admission Prices

Adults             )

Concessions  ) To be confirmed

Family             )

 

How to get there by Car

The Agricultural Business Centre is well signposted on all roads leading to Bakewell, the access road being approximately half a mile south of the Town Centre on the A6 heading towards Matlock. The Post Code for the Centre is DE45 1AH.

 

How to get there by Bus

Frequent bus services run from the surrounding towns and villages direct to the centre of Bakewell, a short level walk away from the Agricultural Business Centre. Details of bus times are available from the Derbyshire County Council online journey planner 

 

Layouts

 

Please keep watching - details will be added as layouts are confirmed.

 

Traders

Grosmont Books

Brickyard Models 

12 Volts DC

Richards Toys and Models

MTFG Hobbies

Trackside Videos

Mount Tabor Models

Sherwood Models

J and C Model Railways

 

Demonstrations

Dovedale Models (Minature buildings in various scales - Sunday only)

DEMU - Diesel and Electric Modellers United (building modern image items)

MERG - Model Electronic Railway Group (applying electronics to model railway operation)

Cardboard Works (building locomotives and coaches using card)

 

Societies

The Rowsley Association

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway 

Peak Rail

Doncaster P2 Locomotive Trust

Bagnall Loco Group

Cromford Mill 2019

5th August to 26th August

 

Wingfield Junction 

 

Wingfield Junction will again be on display at Cromford Mills between Monday 5th August and Monday 26 August. Admission to this mini-exhibition is free wtih donations requested to be given to Sheffield and Chesterfield Hospitals Special Care Baby Units.

 

Over £1800 was raised during the three weeks of the exhibition in 2018. Since the Cromford event started in 2010 over £17000 has been donated to the two hospitals.

 

  Peak Model Railway Exhibition 2019

 

These are a small selection of the layouts that were on show at the 2019 exhibition.

 

Wingfield Junction

Based on a busy station somewhere in the East Midlands

Oldmarket

A small town in deepest Suffolk with a branchline connecting to the main line to London

 

Museum of Transport

This fun layout is full of action with something for everyone

To see more of the 2019 Exhibition there are three videos on YouTube. As well as the video produced by James Harrison of Chesterfield Railway Modellers (click here) there is a two part YouTube video produced by Martin Edwards which can be watched by clicking here (part 1) and here (part 2).   

 

 Peak Model Railway Exhibition 2018

 

These are a small selection of the layouts that were on show at the 2018 exhibition.  

Karolina Falls

 This North American narrow gauge layout was fascinating visitors with the waterfall of REAL water and was awarded Layout of the Exhibition

Newburn

 A large circular layout showing the Great Western at the time just beforethe nationalisation of the railways.

 

 

Cardboard Works

 It was very impressive to see these models built of cardboard.(We cannot keep John away - he comes every year to entertain visitors and show what can be achieved using materials which cost very little).

 

Manygates

 

A fascinating small layout showing the London Underground alongside a BR yard.