Two of our favourite words, and even better when they go together: Cheese Festival. Mmm...
Yes, CheeseFest22 runs from 7 to 10 October at venues in and around the Yorkshire Dales. Apart from being a great opportunity for cheesy puns it's a wonderful chance to discover how many dairy businesses there are in this area, and how delicious their wares are.
There will be cheeses from the Wensleydale Creamery, of course, producer of Wallace and Gromit's favourite snack, and from the Swaledale Cheese Company of Richmond. There'll be tempting produce from tiny cottage industries in Settle, Wensley, and even Marske Beck. And, because no-one can live by cheese alone* there'll be ice-creams, Yorkshire puddings, cider, wine-pairings, and many other good Yorkshire foods available in delis, fine food outlets, pubs and tearooms around the region. Workshops, demonstrations, tastings and exhibitions will ensure that no-one goes away feeling peckish!
The Festival is organised by the Dales National Park, and you can find more details here.
* This is apparently true. Sad, but true.