Visit the annual ChocFest that takes place in November

Events and festivals in Melton Mowbray

Pork pie making

Melton Mowbray is host to a wide variety of vibrant events with something going on every month of the year.

For more details on events please visit to view, download or request a copy of the What’s On in Melton Mowbray events guide. Also check out shows, films and gigs at Melton Theatre, the Regal Cinema and

Artisan Cheese Fair at Melton Mowbray

Sat 4 - Sun 5 May 2019

The UK's larges cheese fair with around 70 artisan cheesemakers from Britain and Ireland and almost 300 cheeses to try and buy. Programme of talks, demonstrations, tastings and entertainment.

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Joseph at Melton Theatre

Sat 11 May 2019

One of the most enduring shows of all time, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many colors.

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A Knight's Quest at Belvoir Castle

Sat 1 - Sun 2 Jun 2019

The Nottingham Knights are returning to the Castle. Join us for jousting, archery, jesters, performers, stocks and horrible history readings. Please come to the Castle to enjoy a hog roast and go back in time!

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Artisan Cheese Fair


4 & 5 May 2019
The UK’s largest cheese fair has over 60 cheese makers exhibiting their produce and has thousands of visitors each year.
Visit the Distilled Festival for all things distilled

Distilled (SpiritsFest)

22 & 23 June 2019
Full programme of talks, tastings and workshops - all about your favourite tipples plus stalls for tastings and to bottles to purchase



27 & 28 July 2019
The UK's largest celebration of Pies. Pie makers from across the UK including winners of the British Pie Awards selling pies of all shapes and sizes, sweet and savoury, hot and cold.


Melton Mowbray Food Festival

5 & 6 October 2019
The Melton Mowbray Food Festival is one of the largest regional food festivals in the country.
Cocoa Amore


16 & 17 November 2019

ChocFest is a festival of all things chocolate. Includes tastings, talks, demonstrations and workshops to make your own chocolates ready for Christmas.


Christmas Weekend

29 Nov - 1 Dec 2019
The Christmas Lights will be switched on during this weekend with entertainment on stage, a Victorian market, festive entertainment on stage and the Victorian Fayre - all in one great weekend.