The Duke of Westminster will be among the 12,000 people at Harrison and Hetherington's annual Borderway Agri Expo.
It's one of the UK's leading winter livestock shows with a total prize fund of £14,000. A record 880 head of sheep and cattle are entered.
A warning has been issued about the dangers of venturing onto the high-fells.
Rescue services in the county have already saved 24 people so far this week.
One call-out involved a family of four and their dog, who, on Wednesday afternoon, called for help after getting stuck on Scafell pike.
It will be very mild, with early cloud lifting and breaking to allow some warm sunny spells by afternoon.
Becoming breezy though, with further rain spreading from the northwest overnight. Maximum Temperature 19C.
A West Cumbrian village is being plagued by dog owners who are allowing their pets to foul in the street and not cleaning up after them.
The problem has got so bad that three schoolgirls from Brigham have launched a campaign with posters and a petition to try and encourage people to be more responsible.
Kim Inglis reports.
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Pop star Emeli Sande has joined the high-profile campaign to save under-threat services at the West Cumberland Hospital.
The award-winning singer/songwriter publicly backed the cuts protest after visiting the county to see family, some of who live in west Cumbria. She used her Twitter account to express her support for the We Need West Cumberland Hospital campaign to her 1.2m followers.
She also joined the group’s Thunderclap campaign, which yesterday saw supporters simultaneously tweet a link to the We Need West Cumberland Hospital Facebook page to almost 2 million people across the world.
The group is fighting to save services including consultant-led maternity, which could be centralised in Carlisle.
Parking meters in Kirkby Lonsdale have been vandalised.
Expanding foam has been sprayed into the coin slots, rendering parking meters at New Road, Booths and Market Square out of order.
South Lakeland District Council's Engineers are repairing the machines today, after which it will be known what the cost to the council tax payer is.
Cumbria Police are investigating the criminal damage and are appealing for information.