July 28 and 29, 2015 — Nantwich, Cheshire [England] — annually last Tuesday and Wednesday of July

July Intl Cheese Awards

Two-day event. Tuesday is judging day. Wednesday: announcement of awards and then the 40,000 attendees sample and buy cheese.

July Intl Cheese judges

There are 260 categories of cheese. Approximately 4,000 cheeses are entered each year

July Intl Cheese Awards Emmi897.

It began in 1897. It had been called the Nantwich Cheese Show; the name was changed to the International Cheese Awards in 2009.