Some of the best ice-skaters in the world have arrived in Carlisle.
The Russian Ice Stars, many of whom are former Olympic medalists, are appearing at the Sands Centre in a production of Snow White.
Paul Crone went to meet them.
The Russian Stars are in town performing Snow White on Ice at the Sands Centre in Carlisle.
The show runs until Sunday, and the narrator is none other than TV chef turned presenter Rustie Lee.
She says she can't believe the brilliance of some of the skaters, many of whom are former Olympic medalists.
The world famous Russian Ice Stars are performing at the Sands Centre in Carlisle tonight.
The troop, which includes former Winter Olympians, will be performing Snow White on Ice for the next four days.
Sophie Haining from Dumfries was part of the Solway Stars and Solway Eclipse synchronised skating teams, who picked up gold and silver medals in the Trophy D'Ecosse.
"It was an amazing experience to be part of both teams, and to have been representing Great Britain.
"To get gold and silver is just amazing."
All three teams representing Dumfries, (the Solway Stars, Solway Eclipse and Solway Lightening), picked up medals.
The three teams are now Scottish Champions at their respective levels.
Around 2,000 competitors teams, coaches and spectators attended the competition at Dumfries ice-bowl over the weekend.
Dumfries synchronised skaters triumphed at the Trophy D'Ecosse competition at the weekend, beating teams from Africa and Germany.
The competition was held at Dumfries ice-bowl and attracted hundreds of spectators, as well as teams from all over the UK, Europe and Africa.
The results were:
1st- Wight Jewels (Isle of Wight)
2nd- Solway Stars (Dumfries)
1st- Solway Eclipse (Dumfries)
2nd- Team Berlin (Berlin)
3rd- Team Silhouette (Cape Town)
1st- Solway Lightening (Dumfries)
2nd- Wight Sparkles (Isle of Wight)
Fore further results, visit the Trophy D'Ecosse section of the sk8scotland website.
Dozens of young skaters are taking to the ice this weekend in one of the biggest synchronised ice dancing competitions in the world.
The International Synchronised Skating Competition Trophy d'Ecosse takes place today and tomorrow at the Dumfries Ice Bowl.
There are 43 teams taking part from across the UK, Germany and South Africa.
The Solway Sk8ing Club has three teams competing: Solway Stars, Solway Eclipse and, making their debut in the competition, Solway Lightening.
The official opening of the Trophy D'Ecosse will take place today. It's a competition for UK synchronised skating. A short performance from the local sychro skaters will take place and pipers will join them on the ice for the ceremony.
2000 people are expected to stay in Dumfries for the event and organisers estimate £1/2 million will be generated.