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17 November 2019

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Tickets from Ticketsource or Lion Salt Works 01606 275066

Sponsored by Barratt

and David Wilson Homes, North-West.

Join us for a weekend of all things cheesy as we celebrate the impact salt has had on the historic and contemporary Cheshire cheese industry. We welcome Jenny Linford, author of Great British Cheeses, Dan Acres and the Periodic Table of Cheese Game Show, chef demonstrations, a cheese-making walk-through and lots more to whet the palette of the cheese-intrigued.

The inaugural CheeseFEAST Festival at Lion Salt Works: a weekend of fascinating talks, demonstrations and cheese-tastings to delight both cheese lovers and those who want to find out more about the county’s most famous export.


1030 Exhibition Tour of the Museum’s new temporary exhibition (as for Saturday)
1145 ‘Live’ cookery demonstration, concentrating on cheese recipes, with leading
Chester-based Italian restaurant, Da Noi.
Lunch break
1400 Godfrey C Williams & Son in Sandbach – purveyors of fine cheeses. Talk by
Daniel Williams, Fifth Generation and Project Manager, who has historic
connections to the Lion Salt Works.
1500 Talk by prize-wining, Joseph Heler Cheeses of Nantwich
1600 ‘Live’ cookery demonstration, featuring recipes with cheese, by the
renowned Vegetarian Society’s Cookery School, based in Altrincham

Tours of archive dairy and cheese implements and Aardman Animations ‘The Cheese Display’ from Wallace and Grommit: The Curse of the Were Rabbit.

Lunch can be purchased in the Museum’s café and the nearby Salt Barge pub will be selling cheese-themed food. A pickling and fermenting workshop will be held by The Fairland Collective over lunch and in the afternoon of Saturday 16th November as part of their project ‘The Great Salt’ – a collaboration with FEAST Journal and the Lion Salt Works Museum. People will be able to taste, prepare and take home a variety of recipes as well as hearing about the Collective’s research into how the salt industry has shaped culinary traditions and the local environment.


17 November 2019
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Lion Salt Works
Ollershaw Lane, Marston, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6ES United Kingdom
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