Who can you spot in these 1990s retro pictures from the much-loved Bakewell Show?

From prize cows to award-winning flowers, it’s all happened at the Bakewell Show – so who can you spot in these pictures from the 1990s?

Wednesday, 16th September 2020, 12:30 pm
Who can you spot in these Bakewell Show pictures from the late 1990s?
Who can you spot in these Bakewell Show pictures from the late 1990s?

The show – which has been ‘taking a rest’ since 2017 – is a celebration of country traditions and over the years thousands of people have flocked to the showground to attend.

Take a look back at these great photos from the late 1990s and see who you recognise.

Want more Peak District retro? Take a virtual ride on the Buxton to Matlock line over the years, and find out about the history of the Peak District mountain rescue teams.

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Rebecca Crawford washes her cow before the 1996 Bakewell Show
Rob Shaw and Rob Milner get their tent ready to sleep at the showground in 1996
Liz gardener and Jean King put the finishing touches to a display in 1996
Bob Lewis with his floral display in 1997
Sarah Birtles of Pentrich, Derbyshire among the Jersey cattle at the 1997 Bakewell Show
Judging in one of the cattle classes at the 1997 Bakewell Show.
Terry Currington from Biggin by Hartington with his Pedigree Charolais Mum Helen with daughter Naomi in 1997
14 year old Joanne Adams prepares Esther for the Bakewell Show in 1998
Ken Gibson relaxes in the cattle pens before the start of the Bakewell Show in 1998
Gill Salmon manager of the Bakewell Pudding shop puts the finishing touches to her display in 1997
Wendy Wheeldon and Katie Chamberlain put the finishing touches to their Wedding on a Farm display in 1998
Tanya Asbury and Barbara Bass finely tune one of their floral displays in 1998
Andrew Earland from Earland Brothers with a few of his hats for sale in 1998
Francesca Edmonds from Hope 2nd place with her riding pony Ridings Orchid in 1998
Traction engine drivers took a break in 1998
Lew Morrell with his prize winning Heffer in calf back in 1998
The Duke of Rutland, President of the Bakewell Show, pictured with the Rev Edmund Urquhart and Rev Nichola Jones, at the opening ceremony for the 1999 Bakewell Show
Dawn Sellors, 12, and Nicola Beeston, 11, of the Bakewell Silver Band who were performing at the opening ceremony.
A child watched as the first cows are judged in the ring in 1999