Artisan Cheese Fair 18-19 May

Artisan Cheese Fair 18-19 May
The UK’s Largest Dedicated Cheese Fair 

10am to 4pm – Last entry 3.30pm
Livestock Market, Melton Mowbray. LE13 1JY

Video of a previous Cheese Fair

Click here for youtube video of cheese fair

The Artisan Cheese Fair is the UK’s largest cheese fair with around 50-60 Artisan Cheesemakers from across the UK and Ireland who between them make  some 300 cheeses.

Other food & drink stands include; wine, spirits, pies, cider, cakes, beer etc. Hot Street Food. 

Workshops, Tutored Tastings, Food Theatre and Entertainment.

Tickets £6. Kids 16 and under are free. 

Tickets are also on sale on the gate on the day.

Click here for advance tickets (Eventbrite)

Wheelchair friendly site (no steps/stairs)

Disabled parking next to event entrance (Gate 4 Scalford Road)

Sorry No Dogs allowed (except service dogs)

Contact us for special rates and parking for groups and coaches.


11.30 & 13.30 Cheesemaking

12.30 & 14.30 Buttermaking (Kids)


Cheesemakers (57)

1Alsop and WalkerC11P/Vsemi-soft,
2Bath Soft CheeseC4P/A/V/Ohard, soft, soft
3Bevistan DairyE1P/Vfresh light
4Burts CheeseC1P/Vsemi-soft
5Cheese on the WeyC2Psemi-soft
6Cheesemakers of CanterburyC/G6R/Vhard, semi soft, soft, soft
7Cobbler's NibbleC4P/AHard. Soft
8Colston Bassett Dairy CheeseC3P/V/
9Cornish Cheese
10Cote Hill CheeseC3R/A/Vsemi-hard, soft and soft
11Cropwell Bishop CreameryC6P/A/V/
12Feltham's FarmC1P/ASoft, blue, rind washed in
13Fen Farm DairyC1R/ASoft, bloomy, Brie-de-Meaux
14Guernsleigh CheeseC6P/VBrie, Hard, SmokedStaffordshireN/A
15Hartington CreameryC2P/Vsoft
16Keens's CheddarC1R/ACheddar,
17Kirkhams CheeseC2R/
18Kylemore Farmhouse
19Leicestershire Handmade CheeseC3R/ARed Leicester, hard, semi-soft,
20Leitrim Hill CreameryG3RSoftLeitrimFB: Leitrim Hill
21Lincolnshire Poacher CheeseC5R/V/Ohard, mature,
22Long Clawson
24Marlow Cheese
25Mike's Fancy CheeseC1Rsoft blueCo Down, N
27Northampton Cheese
28St Jude CheeseC1Rsoft paste lactic style geotrichum
29Staffordshire Cheese CoC16Rhard,
30Stichelton DairyC1Rcreamy blue
31Teifi Farmhouse CheeseC3R/Vgouda style, caephilly style, blueCeredigion,
32Tuxford &
33White Lake
34Yorkshire Dama Cheese LtdC5P/VSemi-hard
35Blackwoods Cheese CompanyCPSoft, Epoisses/MunsterKent
36Bryngaer GoatsG2P/VBlue, ManchegoCarmarthenshire
37Carrigaline Farmhouse CheeseC6P/VGouda style Cork,
38Cashel Farmhouse CheesemakersC4PFourme d’Ambert,
39Caws Rhyd y Delyn CheeseC8Psoft, blueAnglesey, WalesNone - Phone 07766 299238
40Coachyard Creamery TheC/E2R/VSoft, CheddarDurhamFB: coachyardcreamery
41Coolattin Cheddar
42Cosyn CymruS1PCaerphillyGywnedd, WalesNone - Phone 01248 601234
43Godsells CheeseC10P/VGloucester (double/single), Hard,
44H S
45Hegarty’s CheddarC3P/RCheddar,
46Isle of Mull CheeseC2RCheddar, BlueInner Hebredes,
47Lyburn Farmhouse CheesemakersC7P/Vhard, semi-hard,
48Monkland CheesemakersC6R/VBlue, Camembert, Caerphilly/
49Mrs Temple CheeseC6P/VAlpine, Camembert, Wash
50Northumberland Cheese CompanyC/G/S15P/Vhard,
51Padstow Cheese Company LimitedC6P/VLacticCornwall
52Pextenement CheeseC7P/V/Ohard, soft coulommier/brie style, Blue W
53Quickes Traditional Ltd CheeseC/G/S13RCheddar, R Leicester, D Gloucester,
54Ticklemore CheeseC/G/E3P/Vblue
55Torpenhow Organic CheeseC5P/V/OCheddar, Lancashire,
56Wacky Wedge Cheese CompanyC1R/VLacticGywnedd, Wales
57Yorkshire Fine CheeseC1p/vBrieYorkshireFB:Barncliffe Brie

Non- Cheesemakers (84)

11324 EspressoCoffee to GoLeicestershireFB: 1324 Espresso
2Acropolis FoodsMed FoodsNottinghamshire07446 000996
3Alvi's Homemade Indian Chilled Indian Food for HomeNottinghamshire07941 578003
4Amazing GraterCheese GraterLancashire07977 479987
5Amazing Mac CheeseMac 'n
6Andrew Richards
7Artisan Honey Company
8Aussie Outback GrillAustralian Outback GrillNorthamptonshireFB: Aussie Outback Grill
9Barlows of BelvoirJam, Preserves,
10Bee Natural WrapsBeeswax
11Big MeltCheese
13Blueberry Wine - Lutton FarmBlueberry
14Bowring ButchersPies,
15Brock and MortenRapeseed
16BrocklebysPies - Savoury,
17Brownins BakeryVegan Street FoodWest
18Calientes MexicanMexican Street FoodStaffordshireFB: Calientes Mexican Street Food
20Champagne OccasionsChampagne
22Churros2ChurrosLancashire07934 720554
23CostcoMember Cost
24Debbie Campbell CakesCakes
25Dickinson & MorrisMelton Mowbray Pork Pies
27Drinks Partners TheCocktails,
28Drivers PicklesPickles, Relishes,
29Edible Garden TheEdible PlantsLincolnshire07905 518666
30El-Ellah CateringCaribbean Street
31Ferneley Ice CreamIce
32Fine Cheese CoCrackers
33Garlic GraterGarlic GraterYorkshire07447 179560
35Gobbies Homemade
37Grasmere FarmPork & Hot
39Gwatkin CiderFarmhouse Cider,
40HallouminationHallumi FriesCheshireFB: @hallouminate
41Hanwell Wine EstateLocal
42Harrison and GriffithsCaribbean
43Hog LumpsPork ScratchingsWest Midlands07871 297738
45J&S ArtisansBaked sweet goodsNorthamptonshire07415 886914
46Janes Candles
47Jenny's CuisineAsia, SE Asian foodLeicestershireFB Jenny's Cuisine
48Kavanagh's DessertsBaked Goods,
49Leics & Rutland Wildlife
50Lincolnshire Plum Bread CompanyPlum
51Little Dutch ThePoffertjesWarwickshire07985 158122
53March House FarmPies, savouries,
54More CoffeeCoffee to
56Nidhoggr Mead
57Northampton Charcuterie
58Nottingham Cheese
60Old VodkaOld Handmade
62Olivia's BakeryBreads, pastries
63Picks OrganicOrganic sausages &
64Retro ShotsFlavoured Vodka
65Ruddy Fine
67S&A Fruit and VegFruit and VegetablesLincolnshire07738 445096
69Sawley Kitchen TheShortbread Biscuits, Giant
70Sizzlers Prime MeatsGame, exotic
71Sloeberry SpiritsFruit
72Snail and Rabbit TeaTea &
73Spirits of the PlacePorts, winesDerbyshire07870 732446
74Spyros - The Greek ExperienceGreek
75Sweet SurrenderSpeciality Desserts
77Time for a BeerBeer
78Tuscany and TasteTuscan
79Tynt Meadow - Trappist AleTrappist Craft
80Vale Honey
81Wild Garden CamPlants
83Ye Olde Pork Pie ShoppeMelton Mowbray Pork Pies
84Yorkshire CrispsYorkshire Crisps and