What’s Happening in the Cheese World This Month – September 2022


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With the new academic year upon us, we’re busy working on new courses here at the Academy. That’s no reason for you to have your heads stuck in a book; we’ve got plenty of suggestions to keep you busy, with cheese making classes, supper clubs, training courses, tastings and discounts galore! For now, here’s our round up of what’s on this September; 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.

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1. One-Day Cheesemaking Course at the Courtyard Dairy

  • 3 September 2022
  • 09:30 – 15:00 BST
  • 4 SEPTEMBER 2022

Spend a day learning how to make cheese in this purpose-built cheese dairy. Taught by industry expert Andy Swinscoe, you’ll be guided through the background science and technical theory of how to make cheeses, and then experience hands-on cheese-making of two distinctly different cheeses. And you’ll get to take home the cheese you made.

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2. Patrick McGuigan’s Online Cheese School Associate Course

  • 12 September
  • 18.00 – 20.00
  • 22 September
  • 18.00 – 20.00
  • virtual
  • 26 septEMBER
  • 18.00 – 20.00
  • virtual

Join cheese expert Patrick McGuigan for an online cheese odyssey from the comfort of your own home, exploring everything from how cheese is made and how to taste like a pro to the history of cheese and the ultimate drinks matches.


3. Speciality & Fine Food Fair

  • 5-6 September
  • 09:30 – 18:00

Taking place annually at Olympia London, the Speciality & Fine Food Fair is a hub of inspiration for the artisan food & drink world and is a fantastic opportunity to hear and learn from top retail specialists, industry disruptors and entrepreneurs. Please note this is strictly a trade-only event and no under 18s are allowed entry.


4. 25% off your first subscription box with The Cheese Collective

  • 1 – 30 SEPTEMBER 2022

Friends of the Academy, can enjoy a generous 25% off their first cheese subscription box with The Cheese Collective. Choose from The Usual or The Fiend and every month, you’ll receive a new selection of hand-picked British cheeses from award-winning artisan cheesemakers. And, for every box bought, The Cheese Collective will donate a meal to a Trussell Trust food bank on your behalf.


5. British Food Fortnight

  • 17 SEPT – 2 OCT 2022

This is the 21st year of the national celebration of the diverse and delicious food that Britain produces. British Food Fortnight 2022 is set to be the biggest and most popular yet with communities and organisations across the country making plans to take part.

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