The Team

The 2021 Global Cheese Awards

Our Chairman Marcus Fergusson

Cheesemaker Marcus Fergusson is the owner of Feltham’s Farm, an organic smallholding on the Blackmore Vale in Somerset, run with his wife Penny Nagle, and occasionally aided by their three children. He has a background in the music industry, television production and corporate communications. Since 2017 he has been producing the multi-award winning Renegade Monk cheese (including a gold for best soft cheese at the 2017 Global Cheese Awards and Supreme Champion at the 2020 Virtual Cheese Awards). Feltham’s Farm currently produces two other cheeses, Rebel Nun and La Fresca Margarita. He is passionate about artisan cheese production, the environment and sustainability. (

Our Vice Chairman Chris Stilton

Chris has been Frome Show Committee member for 30 years and a previous chairman for 8 years. Prior to his retirement Chris worked for 50 years in the dairy industry and his last role was a cheese production technical consultant.

Other Committee members

Jessica Kimber-Holloway
Greg Conway
Tim Sharp
David Heath CBE
John Longman
Gareth McCabe
Claire Towler
Malcolm Westgate
Andrew Brampston
John Spencer

If you would like to join the team please contact The Show Office on 01373 463600 or email