...then a massive steam engine arrived and parked up, so I spent a while drawing that:
He kept asking us what the time was. It turned out that he was the Punch and Judy man and his next show was about to start, so we stayed and drew that. I think this is my favourite sketch from the day. I was in the perfect position to get the puppets and the children:
Then it was time for the train back to Shefffield. I enjoyed the journey both ways too. It took 45 minutes, which gave us a chance for a good chat - generally we are too busy drawing to talk for long!
What a brilliant day. Thank goodness for sunshine. And thank you to Derbyshire members Lynne and Andrea for their help with the planning.
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