A festival like no other, with the atmosphere of a village fête, and the style of a Royal picnic this is Britain’s Biggest Cheese Show.
450 cow, sheep, goat & buffalo cheeses to buy, plus
250 to see & taste in the HALL OF CHAMPIONS
50 British food & drink producers
45 Masterclasses and Demonstrations
36 English wines, beers & ciders
Montpellier Gardens are like a huge elegant village green overlooked by a row of Georgian terraced houses and bound by wide, tree-lined footpaths. The area will be enclosed giving us 5 times the space of 2005 so we can bring back the Falconry, Cook & Book Shop and the huge colourful Big-Top Tent.
SEE, TASTE & BUY OVER 1,000 BRITISH CHEESES -including this year’s award winners, meet the makers of the only Red Leicester made in Leicester, taste the smelliest cheese in Britain or try this years new kids on the block.
DISCOVER THE MAGIC, DIVERSITY & QUALITY - of British cheese at one of 45 masterclasses, demonstrations or in the HALL OF CHAMPIONS.
INDULGE IN THE VERY BEST OF BRITISH FOOD & DRINK and create your own picnic from famous and lesser-known cheeses, fabulous pies & pickles, Colchester oysters, award winning hams etc. with bread from Hobbs Bakery. Plus this year we are highlighting those products that have Protected Name Status [PDO or PGI].
Special Facilities Disabled parking is available at Imperial Gardens and throughout Cheltenham Town Centre. Only Guide Dogs and Hearing Dogs for the Deaf are permitted.
Official Website: http://www.thecheeseweb.com/contentok.php?id=12
Added by jonhicks on September 10, 2006
We went last year, and will certainly be returning. Oh the cheese! Oh the humanity!
oh my, a celebration of cheese. thanks for posting this Jon, i must find my way to cheltenham...
I don't think I could be more excited.
Should be there Sunday, will see about Saturday.
Cheese and web geeks. What an exciting combination!
Montpelier Gardens Map: http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=Montpellier+Gardens,+Cheltenham&ie=UTF8&z=14&ll=51.894344,-2.077703&spn=0.025001,0.114756&om=1&iwloc=A