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What’s On at the Torpenhow Cheese Festival

As we write, it’s just over a week until we welcome you to our first ever Torpenhow Cheese Festival and, as the final preparations are being made, we’re able to provide you with an update on what’s happening during the day.

As well as the list below, there will be Dung Beetle Safaris, Woodland Walks through our Forest School and ‘Cheese Rex’ will be with us throughout the day!

To help you find your way around, download our Festival Site Map >

Live Music – Barn Stage

2.30 – 4.00 Faction
4.30 – 6.00 MT Arms
6.30 – 8.00 Blank Canvas
8.30 – 9.45 Cheddar George and The Chutneys
10.15 – 12 midnight Redfish Blues Band

Live Music – Cheese Shed Stage

2.00 – 3.30 Sneaky Finch
4.15 – 5.30 Becky Soloist
6.30 – 8.00 Big Trouble
9.00 – 10.30 Tidal9

Cookery Demonstrations in the Cheese Tent…

3.00 – 3.30 Yvonne Gainford, Professional Personal Chef at Culinary Occasions
4.00 – 4.30 Yvonne Gainford
5.00 – 5.30 Tom Fogarty, Professional Chef

Intervals throughout with tutored Beer and Cheese Pairings by Tractor Shed Brewing, hosted by Mark Lee of the Torpenhow Cheese Company.

Exhibitors in the Cheese Tent include…

Thornby Moor Dairy

The Mawbray Cheese Company

St James’ Cheese – Martin Gott

Keswick Cheese & Deli

…and The Torpenhow Cheese Company!

Food and Craft Stalls in the Farm Garden include…

Jenna’s Grill
Be Bubbled
JillyG Design Jewellery
Moon & Sixpence Coffee
Christine’s Kitchen Jams & Chutneys
Helens Herbs – Potted herbs
Connor’s Cakes – Traybakes
Cakes from the Lakes
Daisy Design – Wooden Platters


There’s plenty of FREE parking on-site with just a very short walk to Park House Farm and the Festival.

There will be bars open throughout the day serving beers, ciders, wines and spirits plus a selection of non-alcoholic and soft drinks.

Please note that some stalls will be operating as ‘Cash Only’ so make sure you have some money with you so you don’t miss out!

Please note that no alcohol can be brought into the festival and all alcoholic beverages must be purchased on-site.

Teachrex dinosaur with Jenny Lee, Torpenhow Cheese Company