The 2011 Westmorland County Show.

PUBLISHED: 00:16 07 November 2011 | UPDATED: 20:15 20 February 2013

Vice president Ian Little with Marlene Little and Stephen Short

Vice president Ian Little with Marlene Little and Stephen Short

The rain could not dampen the spirits of the more than 25,000 people who turned out for this year's Westmorland County Show.

The rain could not dampen the spirits of the more than 25,000 people who turned out for this years Westmorland County Show. The event, which has been established for 212 years and is organised by the Westmorland County Agricultural Society, celebrates the best things of rural life in this part of the county.


The animals were the stars of the show and there were displays of everything from heavy horses, show jumping, cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry to a parade of hounds by the Vale of Lune Harriers. The event also included the National Summer Show of the Aberdeen Angus Breed Society as well as the opportunity to discover the countryside pursuits area as well as crafts to try and local food to feast on.


PHOTOGRAPHY BY KIRSTY THOMPSON



The print version of this article appeared in the November 2011 issue of Lancashire Life

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