July 27 and 27, 2016 — Nantwich, Cheshire — annually last Tuesday and Wednesday of July
Two-day event. Tuesday is judging day. Wednesday: announcement of awards and then the 40,000 attendees sample and buy cheese.
There are 260 categories of cheese. Approximately 4,000 cheeses are entered each year
It began in 1897. It had been called the Nantwich Cheese Show; the name was changed to the International Cheese Awards in 2009.