UK PieFest | Melton Mowbray


The glorious art of traditional pie-making in the UK is being celebrated as PieFest returns to the East Midlands.

This year’s PieFest event will be held in Melton Mowbray where visitors will enjoy all things pie-related, including sampling, buying, eating and even learning how to make your own pies.

A number of the UK’s awarding-winning pie makers will be at the event selling their pies including past Supreme Champions of the British Pie Awards. PieFest also includes talks, tastings, demonstrations and workshops on how to make the perfect pie. There will also be a Pie Kitchen where visitors can eat hot pies – baked to perfection with a choice of mash, mushy peas, gravy, vegetables and a variety of accompaniments.

The Pie Theatre programme will include talks on A History of Pies, How to Rate a Pie, Raising a Melton Mowbray Pork Pie and a ‘Pie Panel’ where visitors can put their pie and pastry queries to an expert panel of cooks and pie makers. There wwill also be cheese, beer, cakes, wine, chutneys, cider and more, plus entertainment.


1 / 2 August 2020

10am - 4pm



Sorry, no dogs are allowed at this event, except guide dogs.

For disabled parking spaces use Gate 4 off Scalford Road. 

To watch a video taken during the PieFest 2017 see below.

Main sponsor

Samworth Brothers
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