despite rather damp ground which affected the timing a little. Thankfully very light and fleeting rain gave way to sunshine by mid afternoon.
The standard of entries and performance in all classes was extremely good and judging was, as usual, challenging in many instances. In the Industrial marquee it seemed everybody had gone an extra mile to outshine their past efforts.
Fine performances in the equestrian and Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling arenas confirmed the growing importance of our Show in these fields. Mouth watering catering, cheerful and interesting stalls including bird food supplies, and Cumbria Fire Service gave us all a chance to examine a fire engine and to register for fire alarm inspections.
Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling, Equine events and Children’s field sports entertain and keep traditions alive.
Cattle, sheep and poultry of very high standards are on display.
Industrial, horticultural and refreshment marquees are popular.
Mr. Pigney addressing all at The Show prior to distributing the prizes.
Again there was a very high standard of live-
There was something to suit everybody’s interests. Even an RAF fly-
It was a lively show, with interesting displays, delicious refreshments and a wide range of goods and services for sale ranging from clothing and toys to local ice creams, agricultural supplies and farm machinery.
The dog classes are ever popular. There are always many fine dogs