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The first Cheese & Cider Market in Castle Cary

Thursday 10 May 2018, 17:05
By Fanny Charles

Market House in Castle Cary, host to the first Cheese & Cider Market

Celebrate Somerset Day, on Saturday 12th May, with some of the finest produce from this area, at the first Castle Cary Cheese and Cider Market at the Market House in Castle Cary, from 4 to 9pm.

Local producers include Tom Calver from Westcombe Dairy doing his brick toasties, Bridge Farm Cider, Renegade Monk washed rind cheese from Horsington, and Carnell's of Castle Cary launching a new cider. 

There will be lots of other local artisan food and drink to try and buy, including Somerset Cheese Company from Ditcheat, Wild Beer from Westcombe, sheep’s cheese by Homewood from Ubley, Somerset Charcuterie, street food, some great music and kids’ activities.

This event has been organised by food writer Lucas Hollweg and his partner Lucie Reader.


  • Horsebox cider bar selling a range of real Somerset ciders
  • Newcomers table of non-commercial cider makers
  • Carnell’s unveiling a never-seen-before cider
  • The Somerset Wine Co. showcasing Somerset wines and perry
  • The Somerset Cider Brandy Company
  • The Wild Beer Co for those of you less keen on cider
  • Westcombe Dairy's brick toasties and farmhouse cheeses
  • Somerset cheeses from Homewood, White Lake, Renegade Monk and more
  • Somerset Charcuterie
  • Bengrove Market Garden
  • Lovington's ice cream bike
  • Bridge Farm's single variety apple juices
  • Craft corner plus a “cow” for the kids to milk
  • Live music from Somerset performers including Mitchell & Vincent and The Schmoozenbergs Duo
  • Street food by Levant and The Deli Castle Cary using Somerset produce


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