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Cheese Festival @ Wensleydale Creamery

On Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 September 2019, the famous Wensleydale Creamery in Hawes is hosting a two-day celebration of the Dales' rich-cheese making heritage, with market stalls, cheese tasting, pairing and grading, and cookery demonstrations. Entrance to this event is FREE.

Get the chance to meet outstanding local suppliers in the food and drink marquee, with over 30 different stall holders selling products ranging from homemade preserves, crafts and cheese to beer, gin and baked goods – how udderly brilliant is that!?

Suppliers in the marquee include: Wensleydale Creamery,Shepherds PurseYorkshire Dama CheeseNorthumberland Cheese CompanyTeesdale CheesemakersParlour MadeRosebud PreservesYorkshire HoneyInspired ChocolateRichmond BreweryYorkshire Dales DistilleryMasons Dry Yorkshire GinYockenthwaite FarmNovelteaBarn Craft, Thornby Moor Dairy, Briscoes, Beer Monkey, Yorkshire Chorizo, Raydale Preserves, Country Fare, Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil, Farrahs, Husk Up, Lucy Pittaway, Yorkshire Air Ambulance, Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.

What else is going on?

The Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience

The two-day Cheese Festival also includes the Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience; this includes cookery, cheese and butter making demonstrations, cheese-making viewing gallery, interactive touch screens with behind the scenes footage, discover our cheese-making secrets, not forgetting a priceless Wallace and Gromit photo opportunity!

Buy tickets here to the Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience.

⭐Cookery Demonstrations⭐

Observe local chefs as they create their own dishes using Wensleydale Cheese. This will entice all your senses! Included with admission to Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience.

⭐Cheese Masterclasses⭐

Book onto exclusive Cheese Grading, Pairing and Talks with "The Experts". There will be workshops with cheese, chocolate, honey, alcohol and more! Tickets £5. For adults only.

Wensleydale Creamery website

Visit the Wensleydale Creamery website for more info

Festival programme

Find out more about what happened at the Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival 2018

The Final Bite, 22 Sept

Find out what happens when we end our 2019 festival with a bang

The Churchmouse at Barbon website

The Churchmouse village store in Barbon, Cumbria, supported the festival with some cheese-tastic events

What's on in the Dales

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