What’s Happening in the Cheese World this Month: August 2023

Whether you’re off somewhere exotic for your holidays, or staying local and enjoying the fresh, seasonal produce, we’ve got some lovely cheese diversions to get you through August, whether at home or abroad. Here’s our round up of what’s on this month; if it’s worth doing, we’ve got it! But do keep an eye on our events page and courses page as we are always adding more.

1. The Beverage Clique Level One Associate Course

  • 20 AUG 2023
  • 10AM – 6PM
  • Singapore

Join Academy of Cheese Training Partner, Sean Ou, in his Singapore-based classroom as he teaches Level One. Over this one-day course, you will taste plenty of cheese and learn everything you need to know to take your Level One exam and become an Academy of Cheese Associate.

2. Mould Cheese Festival

  • 25th – 27th AUGUST
  • 11am – 8pm

Showcasing over 50 varieties of the very best in Australian artisan cheese from around the country, there’s a fromage to suit every palate at all MOULD celebrations. This free-wheeling event is all about championing the best Australian-made cheese, and the community that surrounds it.

3. The Big Feastival

  • 25-27 AUGUST 2023

The Blur bassist and creator of Blue Monday cheese, Alex James, is opening his farm up again for the Cotswold’s hottest event of the summer. With a bigger line up than ever, the Big Feastival is fast becoming one of the festival season’s main fixtures, with a heady mix of music, cheese and gourmet cooking. Join Alex in The Cheese Hub for awesome DJ sets and, of course, cheese!

4. 12th Annual Vermont Cheesemakers Festival

  • 13 AUGUST 2023
  • 11.30AM – 4pm

How much cheese can you eat in one day? Come find out! At the Vermont Cheesemakers Festival you’ll have the chance to try HUNDREDS of the state’s best cheeses, taste local specialty foods and beverages, and meet the makers responsible for it all.

5. 15% off Quicke’s Summer Picnic Letterbox Hamper

A delicious summer picnic delivered straight through your letterbox. Inside the hamper you will find three handmade cheeses, three chutneys and four packs of crackers. All the cheeses in the hamper have been made on Quicke’s Devon farm. Claim 15% off any orders placed in August, by entering Academy15 at checkout.