Labour's Deputy Leader and Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Harriet Harman is visiting Carlisle.
She's been invited by prospective parliamentary candidate Lee Sherriff.
The pair will visit the Old Fire Station before work begins on a new £1 million art venue, then look at the new Ice Skating Rink at Bitts Park.
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