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 Purse, Yorkshire Dama Cheese, Northumberland Cheese Company, Teesdale Cheesemakers, Parlour Made, Rosebud Preserves, Yorkshire Honey, Inspired Chocolate, Richmond Brewery, Yorkshire Dales Distillery, Masons Dry Yorkshire Gin, Yockenthwaite Farm, Noveltea, Barn 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?
- FREE Entry to the festival
- Live Music
- Cheese and Butter making demonstrations
- Cookery demonstrations from Guest Chefs
- Street Food
- Local Produce
- Prosecco on tap!
- Tasting Masterclasses
- More than 30 Suppliers
- FREE sampling
- FREE Parking
- Award-winning Restaurant and Coffee Shop
- Family friendly day out
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!
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.
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.