Peak Model RailwayExhibition 2019

8th and 9th 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              £5

Concessions   £4

Family            £12

 

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

Grange Lane (0)

Tissington (00)

Sutton in Ashfield Town (00)

Jubilee Road (00)

Museum of Transport (00)

Oldmarket (00)

Wingfield Junction (00)

Welney Depot (00)

No 5 Passing Place (00 Trams)

Brookfield (N)

Port William (N)

Die Kinnembahn (HOe)

Bastoigne (HO)

Hansestsdt Brunshafen (HO)

Moyenmoutier (N)

 

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)

 

Societies

The Rowsley Association

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway 

Peak Rail

Doncaster P2 Locomotive Trust

Wingfield Junction

Cromford Mill 2018

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 2018

 

These are a small selection of the layouts that were on show at the 2018 exhibition.  Visitors complemented us on the variety and quality of exhibits

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.