Cumberland Show 2024

Main Ring 2024

The Main Ring is action-packed with activity, including the sounds of revving engines from the Paul Swift Stunt Show, The Parade of Champions, Vintage Vehicle Parade, The North Cumberland Hunt and Killiebrae Sheepdog Display!


The Cumberland Kitchen

Food & Shopping, whats not to love? 

The Cumberland Show takes huge pride in The Cumberland Food Hall promoting the very best of Cumbrian Produce. The Cumberland Food Hall is packed with outstanding hand-picked local food and drink producers. We have something for everyone 

Born and created in 2023, The Cumberland Kitchen incorporated into The Cumberland Food Hall, a purpose built demonstration area packed full of talent celebrating local chefs, local produce and local people. Check out our timetable and see what tickles your taste buds!

Kindly sponsored by Skitby House

The Countryside Area

Experience fun Countryside entertainment, displays, demonstrations, activities and shopping. Don’t miss the NEW to 2024 Sheep Shearing Demonstration. 

We have an action packed line up including The North Cumberland Hunt, Fly Fishing with Hywel Morgan, Killiebrae Sheepdog Display, Sam Weltzien Farrier Demonstration, Walworth Falconry Dog Display and The Ferret World Show. Check out our Countryside Ring Timetable for the latest information!

Kindly Sponsored by Drainwise Civils Ltd

Family Fun Dog Show

Do you have the cutest puppy? Or a dog with the waggiest tail? Dont forget about our FUN dog show! All dogs on leads are welcome at our Show. 

Entries taken at 10.00am. Judging is at 12.00 Noon. Entries taken on the day. 

Proudly in assocation with Border Vets Pets, Longtown



The Showing Season starts HERE! Something for everyone to see from Livestock and Sheep to Horses. Our Young Handlers Classes are always very popular with the younger exhibitors!

Whether you compete every season, recently started or just wanted to give it a go, we have a competition for you!

Not forgetting our Home Industries Competitions - Make, Bake & Grow, where you can put your skills to the test! We also team up with local schools to showcase the amazing work the local children do. 

Head to our 'Competitors' section to find out more!


A HUGE hit with our younger visitors is our 'Walby' Attraction. Located on the field, ran by the famous Walby Farm Park. Farmer Neil and the Walby Team have recreated Cumbria's best known farm park on our Showfield! Awarded Cumbria's large visitor attraction of the Year 2023 and National Farm Attraction of the Year 2015. 

Recreating their famous Animal Barn, you’ll encounter farmyard favourites and rare breeds – cute and cuddly, big and small.


Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling

Watch the Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling from 2:30pm. 

For centuries, backhold wrestling has gripped the hearts of wrestlers and spectators alike.The fascination of man-against-man combat with its simple rules and subtle mix of speed, strength, agility, skill and determination is there to see in the grass rings at sports meetings and agricultural shows throughout the Northern Counties of England and the Borders of Scotland.


Watch all the competitors in the great range of horse classes 

NEW for 2024 - London International Horse Show Qualifiers. Part of ASAO in partnership with the BSPS and the BSHA
Concours d'Elegance 
Working Hunter Classes
Donkey Classes 
Ridden Heavy Horses
Best Ridden in Cumberland Qualifiers


Vintage Vehicles

Vintage Vehicle Parade

An exhibition of a large variety of vintage vehicles. The Vintage Tractor & Machinery Parade will take place in the Main Ring at 3:15pm.

Family Area

A fabulous space for visitors to sit & soak up the Cumbrian Countryside. 
We have action packed activities for the children ongoing throughout the day!
Family Picnic Area, Andy The Jester FUN Workshops, Calvert Trust Minature Shetlands, Live music from the Bandstand, Food & Drink Outlets, Facepainting and The Funfair.

Garden Organic Children's Workshop

Meet the Cumbrian Composters located in our Home Industries Marquee. 
Meet the worns, sow the seeds and learn about composting!

Pet Encounter

Pet Encounter are with us on the field this year! If you fancy getting up close and personal with some reptiles or simply enjoy the fun facts about them please make sure you dont miss Siobhan and the team, From snakes to spiders, parrots to lizards we have something for everyone to enjoy.