West Cumbrian show celebrates 150th anniversary this weekend

West Cumbrian show celebrates 150th anniversary this weekend
 

Excitement is growing as Eskdale Show prepares for its 150th anniversary.
The first show was held on October 4, 1865 - missing only three shows since then - and it has grown to be a major attraction in the region every year.
The Fell Dales Association Committee organises the event, which will be held on Saturday in the field adjacent to the King George IV at Eskdale.
The World Champion Herdwick will be crowned at the show, the pinnacle for a Herdwick breeder.
The show has only had two other homes in its life: Bridge End, Boot and Brotherilkeld Farm. In over the century and half there have... read more

 
26 September 2018 in Regional North West , Views: 33
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