SUNNY skies and local talent were the offer at Loweswater show last weekend, as many made their way to the Lorton Valley to enjoy the much loved event.

As well as the sheep, horses, ponies, goats and dog classes, there were also fell races for all ages, carriage driving, sheep dog trials, hound trailing, wrestling and lots of trade stands and entertainment at Loweswater Show.

Hundreds of home-made delights were on display in the popular industrial and craft tents.

Times and Star: A beautifully turned out Fordson Tractor.A beautifully turned out Fordson Tractor. (Image: Roger Hilley)

Cockermouth Mechanics Band entertained crowd with many praising their fantastic sunshine performance.

There were also children’s games, hawk displays, a beer tent and catering.

Times and Star: The Cockermouth Mechanic's Band entertained crowds.The Cockermouth Mechanic's Band entertained crowds. (Image: Roger Hilley)

Alison Hewitson, president of the Loweswater Show said: “We had a wonderful day in an amazing location and the weather was perfect.

“The committee ran by volunteers ensured everything ran smoothly on the day.

“The judges had a difficult task with so much local talent on display.”

Times and Star: Crowds gather outside of the shows beer tent.Crowds gather outside of the shows beer tent. (Image: Roger Hilley)

Catherine Armstrong, the show's industrial secretary, said: “It was a perfect day at Loweswater Show as the sun shone in a glorious setting.

"All classes had good numbers of entries with plenty to see including the renowned fell race, Cumberland wrestling, children’s sports, carriage driving, horse, sheep and dog judging, industrial tent with wonderous produce, craft and trade stands.”

Times and Star: Judges take a good look at the sheep classes.Judges take a good look at the sheep classes. (Image: Roger Hilley)

Loweswater Show took place on Sunday, September 3, opposite New House Farm, Loweswater.