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Canal Trip 1st September 2017


Workshop with Andrea Brittan January 2016


Writers in the Peak latest book Peak Echoes is now on sale



Peak Echoes is a unique collection of fictional short stories written by members of Writers in the Peak who are based in Bakewell. The stories are inspired by places in the Peak District, making this an ideal book for both visitors to the area and residents who live in this beautiful part of Derbyshire.

Chris Gilbert, a well-known local professional photographer, has provided wonderful photographs to complement the text. Each story is accompanied by useful information about how to get to the places with grid references, bus and parking information.

The Peak District National Park Authority have sponsored the book and the Duke of Devonshire has kindly provided the Foreword.

Peak Echoes is available now from local bookshops

or it can be ordered here



Writers in the Peak meet on Thursday at 7pm  

in the Emerald Room at the Rutland Hotel, Bakewell.


Writers in the Peak Writer of the year 2015 is

Joyce Janes


Writers in the Peak Writer of the year 2014 is

Davena Slade-Nicolaou



Writers in the Peak, Peak Echoes, Radio Derby

interview on 20th November advertising the publication of our new book Peak Echoes

with Joyce Janes, Andrea Brittan and Gillian Shimwell

See a brilliant compilation film and the recording put together by Davena


Already available Peak Voices by Writers in the Peak

Writers in the Peak

****  Peak Voices, an eclectic collection of writing ****
by Writers in the Peak
Forward written by Lord Edward Manners
Available now at Bakewell Bookshop and Bakewell Visitor Centre

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