The third Taste Cumbria Food Festival has been called a huge success as 20 thousand people arrived in Cockermouth over the weekend.
The two-day long event brought in hundreds of thousands of pounds to the local economy.
It was set up in the wake of the devastating floods of 2009.
Marie Whitehead, organiser of Taste Cumbria Food Festival
Tens of thousands of people are expected to go along to the Taste Cumbria Food Festival in Cockermouth today and tomorrow.
The festival features Michelin star chef Paul Rankin and celebrity chefs Peter Sidwell and Stephen Docherty doing cooking demonstrations.
On Sunday celebrity Italian chef Aldo Zilli will be joined by Cumbria Life Young Chef of the Year 2013 Scott Fairweather.