2021 Artisan Cheese Fair

The UK’s Largest Dedicated Cheese Fair17/18th July (Sat-Sun) 10am – 4pm in the Livestock Market, Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray LE13 1JY


The Artisan Cheese Fair is the UK’s largest cheese fair with normally between 50 – 60 artisan cheesemakers from Britain and Ireland and around 300 cheeses to try and buy. Other food & drink on sale; wine, cakes, beer, pies, hot street food, etc is complemented by a range of other stands.

Tickets are £4 each for this year’s fair – Children under 16 enter free.

Due to Covid-19 guidelines, there will be a limited number of tickets available and priority will be given to Advanced Tickets.  Tickets will still be on sale on the gate.

As this is a food event, we’re sorry to say that dogs are not allowed (except service dogs)

To buy tickets, click here

Advance Sales stop at 10pm Tonight.  You can buy tickets on the Gate.

A full risk assessment as been carried out using specialists and in consultation with Melton Borough Council and Leicestershire Public Health.

Most of the Fair is outside or in open halls, visitors should wear a facecovering when entering the closed halls. The event has been spaced out to minimise crowding and visitors should respect social distancing.

This is a particularly difficult time for cheesemakers, you can support them buy buying their cheese directly from them or through your local cheesemonger, deli, farmshop and specialist food store.