WATCH: The Big Sing comes to Cumbria

Singing is gaining in popularity these days - with programmes like ITV's The Voice and The Voice Kids inspiring people of all ages.

And in our region, hundreds of schoolchildren from Cumbria and North Yorkshire have been learning to sing with one of the best conductors in the business.

David Lawrence usually leads huge choirs of young people but he was invited to conduct the Big Sing at a school near Kirkby Lonsdale: