Celebrities star in opening of Whitehaven Event

(Right) French chef Jean Christophe Novelli Credit: ITV Border

Coronation Street celebrity Sean Wilson, plus other high profile guests, attended the opening of the Whitehaven Food Event.

Former Coronation Street star turned cheesemaker and chef Sean Wilson was one high profile celebrity that attended the show.

Other stars included gardener Charlie Dimmock and Changing Rooms presenter Linda Barker.

The Western Lakes Home and Garden Show opened this weekend and is taking place at the Whitehaven Marina. It ends tonight (17th May).

Visitors are able to sample local and continental foods and gain gardening and cooking advice. It's one of the events to take over from the Whitehaven Maritime Festival that ended last year.

Camp Cooks adding spice to the Western Lakes Home and Garden show Credit: ITV Border