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There’s something for everyone at the British Cheese Weekender. Explore the options below to find out how you can get involved.

Something for everyone!

This years British Cheese Weekender promises a unique peak behind the rind of artisan cheese in the UK, with a packed line up of talks, tastings, masterclasses, chefs demos, tutored tastings and farm tours. Organised by cheese writer Patrick McGuigan and Academy of Cheese director Tracey Colley, the event is sponsored by Opies, Tracklements and Peters Yard and supported by Specialist Cheesemakers Association and Guild of Fine Food. This year our Retail Associate Sponsors are No2 Pound Street and The Cheese Geek..

Cheese Lovers

The British Cheese Weekender honours you, the great British public, who last year came together in support of small cheesemakers in their time of crisis. Your support, through buying speciality cheese, brought many of Britain’s finest cheeses back from the brink.


Calling all cheesemakers! Be part of a cheese festival like no other, join the movement supporting small cheesemakers and get yourself involved in this year’s British Cheese Weekender. Our line up is fully booked but there are plenty of ways to get involved and showcase your speciality cheese!


Join in the festivities and make the most of a weekender devoted to speciality cheese in the UK. With cheese lovers the world over joining together in appreciation of British cheese, check out ways cheese retailers can get involved this British Cheese Weekender.

Writers & Bloggers

This year’s line up has a lot to shout about! From Michelin starred chef demos, an introduction to new versus old wave cheeses and Britain’s finest cheesemakers live streaming direct from their farms & dairies. Immerse yourself in the UK’s cheese scene for a weekender devoted to cheese and discover first hand what makes this industry so well loved.


Take advantage of a unique weekend getting up close and personal with the UK’s best speciality cheesemakers. Discover new cheeses born out of lockdown, be inspired by fellow chefs Simon Rogan & Tommy Banks or host your own event in the fringe!

Get Involved

If you are a cheesemaker, cheesemonger, writer or chef and would like to get involved with those years British Cheese Weekender, we’d love to hear from you.


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If you like what you see and eat, please shout about it on social media using the hashtag #BritishCheeseWeekender. And do please keep buying good cheese: now, for the festival and afterwards! British cheese needs you.