Eric Tyke’s stunning scratch-built 1/192 Type 21 Frigate HMS Amazon fittingly took centre stage on the North Essex Modellers’ stand, deservedly winning Best In Show.

Having been cancelled in 2018 due to bad weather, it seemed everyone involved in this year’s Peterborough Model Club show was eager to make up for lost time, with superb arrangements of models and themed displays. Previously, just the ‘street’ (main corridor) and gymnasium was available, plus three ‘break-out’ areas, but this year the theatre was also used, making it a bigger event than before. The extra room allowed for a more spacious arrangement of traders, clubs and IPMS special interest groups (SIGs), and provided plenty of space for modellers and visitors alike to browse the wares and exhibits at their leisure.

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