May 2019

London Cheese Month

Once again, we're transforming the capital into a city of cheese, with a month of cheese tastings, talks and events throughout May.

Our aim is to focus the public's attention on the vibrant world of British cheese, which has been rejuvenated in recent years by a new generation of artisan producers, cheesemongers & street food chefs.

 

Programme of Events:

 

London Cheese Month Offer from Cheese at Leadenhall

UNTil end of may

Use the promo code "Leadenhall" when purchasing any of Cheese's popular Cheese & Wine Tasting Vouchers within May 2019, and the recipient will receive a 200g Godminster Cheddar to take home with them after the tasting!

 

Academy of Cheese & Brindisa Present: Spanish Cheese & Wine

WED 1st - 18:30-20:30 - £35

The Academy of Cheese returns to WSET School London, this time with Brindisa Spanish Foods! We've chosen a selection of six exceptional regional Spanish cheeses from Brindisa's range, and paired them with an array of brilliant Spanish wines. Click here to buy tickets.

 
 

Raw Milk Cheese Workshop at La Fromagerie

WED 1st - 19:00-21:00 - £65

Explore the wonderful, mysterious and misunderstood world of raw milk cheese at La Fromagerie’s Marylebone shop. You will get a chance to taste a diverse range of cheeses representing both the tradition and modernity of raw milk cheese. Click here to buy tickets.

 

One Day Cheesemaking Class with Wildes Cheese

SAT 4th - 09:30-16:00 - £135

Have you ever wondered how cheese is really made and if you can do it at home? Well, now you can find out, with Wildes' one-day course. Learn the art of cheesemaking at home without the need for any special equipment - just a bucket, cloth and colander! Click here to buy tickets.

 

British Cheese & Charcuterie Masterclass with Dhruv Baker & Patrick McGuigan

THU 9th - 18:30-21:00 - £35/£30 for AOC Members

Hosted by the Academy of Cheese. Join Master Chef champion turned meat curer, Dhruv Baker from Tempus Foods, and cheese writer Patrick McGuigan, to explore the parallels between the British cheese and cured meat movements, in an indulgent and fun tasting evening at the newly opened Camden Grocer in Camden Market. Click here to buy tickets.

 

One Day Cheesemaking Class with Wildes Cheese

FRI 10th - 09:30-16:00 - £135

Have you ever wondered how cheese is really made and if you can do it at home? Well, now you can find out, with Wildes' one-day course. Learn the art of cheesemaking at home without the need for any special equipment - just a bucket, cloth and colander! Click here to buy tickets.

 

One Day Cheesemaking Class with Wildes Cheese

SAT 11th - 09:30-16:00 - £135

Have you ever wondered how cheese is really made and if you can do it at home? Well, now you can find out, with Wildes' one-day course. Learn the art of cheesemaking at home without the need for any special equipment - just a bucket, cloth and colander! Click here to buy tickets.

 

Beer & Cheese Festival (SOMERSET)

SAT 11th - 12:00-21:00 - Adults £8/Children Free

It’s not in London, but we figured it was worth putting on the list! Somerset’s annual Beer & Cheese festival is back at Lower Westcombe Farm for 2019. Wild Beer Co and Westcombe Dairy are once again teaming up to bring you a family-friendly festival filled with beer, cheese and fun. More info & tickets here.

 

Academy of Cheese Level One @ Paxton & Whitfield

WED 15th - ONE DAY COURSE - £195

Paxton & Whitfield are proud to be partnering with the Academy of Cheese to offer their Level 1 Cheese Training Programme, designed to appeal to anyone with a personal or professional interest in cheese. Click here to buy tickets.

 

Meet the Maker: Julie Cheyney from White Wood Dairy @ The Fine Cheese Co.

Thu 16th - 10:00-15:00 - drop in

Julie Cheyney is the first cheesemaker to win the James Aldridge Award for Raw Milk Cheese, twice! Come and meet Julie, and try her cheeses: St. Jude and St. Cera. Saintly by name, but wickedly good! No need to book, just drop in to The Fine Cheese Co., Motcomb St, Belgravia, SW1X 8LB.

 

One Day Cheesemaking Class with Wildes Cheese

FRI 17th - 09:30-16:00 - £135

Have you ever wondered how cheese is really made and if you can do it at home? Well, now you can find out, with Wildes' one-day course. Learn the art of cheesemaking at home without the need for any special equipment - just a bucket, cloth and colander! Click here to buy tickets.

 

Meet the Maker: The Bath Soft Cheese Co. & Julianna Sedli from The Old Cheese Room @ The Fine Cheese Co.

Fri 17th - 10:00-15:00 - drop in

In quite a treat for the turophile, we have not one, but two cheesemakers with us today. Sample cheeses including the likes of: Baronet, Wyfe of Bath, Bath Blue, The Merry Wyfe and Bath Soft. No need to book, just drop in to The Fine Cheese Co., Motcomb St, Belgravia, SW1X 8LB.

 

One Day Cheesemaking Class with Wildes Cheese

SAT 18th - 09:30-16:00 - £135

Have you ever wondered how cheese is really made and if you can do it at home? Well, now you can find out, with Wildes' one-day course. Learn the art of cheesemaking at home without the need for any special equipment - just a bucket, cloth and colander! Click here to buy tickets.

 

Meet the Maker: Blackwoods Cheese Company @ The Fine Cheese Co.

sat 18th - 10:00-15:00 - drop in

Makers of the sublime Edmund Tew, crowned ‘Supreme Champion’ at the Artisan Cheese Awards 2018. Come and meet the makers and try Edmund Tew, and Graceburn: Blackwoods’ take on a Persian Fetta. No need to book, just drop in to The Fine Cheese Co., Motcomb St, Belgravia, SW1X 8LB.

 

Raw Milk Cheese Talk & Tasting with Errington Cheese & Fen Farm Dairy @ The Cheese Bar

TUE 21st - 19:00-21:30 - £20

Raw milk, and the cheeses made from it, seem to be having a moment in the UK. Join Selina Cairns of Errington Cheese, and Luke Giddings of Fen Farm Dairy, at The Cheese Bar, and explore the benefits of using raw milk, as well as some of the more controversial aspects. Afterwards, we’ll digest it all with a tasting of raw milk cheeses from the two dairies and beyond! Click here for more info & tickets.

 

French Cheese Classification Workshop & Tasting

wed 22nd - 19:00-21:30 - £35

Dive straight into the practicalities of making and treating curd to produce the main categories of cheese, and leave with an insight into how cheeses - ranging from moussey and fragile goats cheeses to crystalline alpine aged hard cheeses - are actually made, and a command of a simple but precise method of naming them. Through the course of the evening you will taste a wonderful example of each main category to put your newfound knowledge into practice! Click here for more info & tickets.

 

Ewe’s Milk Cheese Pairing with Paxton & Whitfield

Fri 24th - 19:30-21:00 - £45

A fun and informal tasting of delicious ewe’s milk cheeses from Europe and the UK matched with wine, at Paxton’s Jermyn Street store in Piccadilly. Phone 020 7930 0259 to buy tickets.

 

Meet the Maker: Marcus Fergusson from Feltham's Farm @ The Fine Cheese Co.

sat 25th - 10:00-15:00 - drop in

A renegade by name, and a renegade by nature. Marcus Fergusson is a relatively new cheesemaker, but his burgeoning trophy cabinet would make you believe otherwise. Come and try the notoriously punchy Renegade Monk and meet the maker! No need to book, just drop in to The Fine Cheese Co., Motcomb St, Belgravia, SW1X 8LB.

 

One Day Cheesemaking Class with Wildes Cheese

FRI 31st - 09:30-16:00 - £135

Have you ever wondered how cheese is really made and if you can do it at home? Well, now you can find out, with Wildes' one-day course. Learn the art of cheesemaking at home without the need for any special equipment - just a bucket, cloth and colander! Click here to buy tickets.