Despite a long campaign to keep them open, Whitehaven's public toilets are expected to be demolished today, March 19th.
Opponents have condemned the move, saying it's a huge inconvenience for local people and visitors to the town.
But Copeland Borough Council says it has no choice because of the cut backs in the money it receives from the Government.
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A Cumbrian man has been jailed for 15 years after a police crime unit seized its biggest ever haul of firearms.
The historic event always takes place on the last Friday in July.
Early enquiries suggest the men may have taken the drug Blue Valium. Two of them remain in hospital with breathing problems.