The latest figures showing that  Uk consumer buy over  £1 million worth of pies a year. Melton Mowbray will host the UK Piefest 2017 this year where you can enjoy all pie related things including tasting, sampling and even learning how to make your own pies.

The event will take place on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th of July at The Cattle Market in Melton Mowbrays Town Center. Attending the event will be a number of expert pie makers including past Supreme Champions of the British Pie Awards. There will also be a special guest appearance from Frances Quinn the 2013 winner of the great British bake off.


This is a national celebration of pasties and pies, sweet and savory, hot and cold. All undercover. Talks, tastings, workshops as well as cider, cakes cheese etc to compliment the pies. And not only pies, PieFest will have it all, from cheese to cider, cakes, beer and everything else that compliments the perfect pie. Most of which will be sourced from within the East Midlands Region.

Admission is £4 on the door or £3 for tickets bought in advance, children under 16s free.

Tickets are available online below or from Melton Theatre Booking Office or in person from Visit Leicester Shop Gallowtree Gate, Leicester or Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe, 10 Nottingham Street, Melton Mowbray.

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