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Dynamo brings his book of secrets to signing in Carlisle

Dynamo is at WHSmith from 4pm today Credit: PA

The world famous magician and illusionist Dynamo is visiting Carlisle today to sign copies of his new book Dynamo: The Book of Secrets.

He's famous for his show "Dynamo: Mission Impossible" on the Watch Channel and more so for appearing to walk across river Thames in one of his incredible stunts.

The new release is set to be published on Thursday 2 November and is said to give away some of the secrets behind his most well known illusions.

Fans can meet Dynamo at WHSmith from 4pm today.

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Meet the stars of this year's Carlisle Christmas panto

Tickets are on sale now Credit: ITV Border

The Sands Centre Christmas pantomime returns to Carlisle this December to tell the famous fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty.

This year's show will star Carlisle's 1990s popstar Lee Brenan, as the prince, and former Eastenders actress Chery Fergison (Heather Trott) as the wicked fairy.

They will be joined by breakfast DJ, Robbie Dee, who plays the Dame, and Dean Winters, as the Jester.

Food festival brings tasty £2 million to Cumbria

Taste Cumbria food festival Credit: ITV Border

This year's Taste Cumbria food festival in Cockermouth brought nearly £2 million into the local economy, according to the organisers.

More than 40,000 people descended on the town last weekend, pushing the revenue the event brings to the area up by around 15 percent on the previous year.

Stalls and cooking demonstrations took place on Main Street, with children’s activities as well as a pop-up restaurant at Wordsworth House, and a beer festival.

This is a phenomenal outcome for Taste Cumbria and I am delighted that the event has had its biggest impact on the local economy so far.

– Alan Smith, Leader of Allerdale Borough Council
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