Refreshed. Rejuvenated. Rediscovered
Rediscover The Big Cheese! This year’s new look festival will have a new layout and new feel with Street Food Vendors, Live Lounge Bar Area, THREE Huge Food Halls and Live Cookery Demonstrations.
Ron Skinner and Sons are delighted to be this year’s headline sponsor of the Big Cheese Festival. With over 1,200 cars in stock they are South Wales premier car supermarket, based in Tredegar.Visit their display on the main field at the festival site and see what great value cars they have to offer. Browse the website for a great selection of cars.
Caerphilly Castle, the second largest Castle in Britain still remains the star of the festival with free entry all weekend. With an entertainment program that’ll stretch from morning until evening, there’ll be medieval re-enactments within the Castle grounds, live music and a packed program in The Great Hall. The Big Cheese Festival brings together local and regional Welsh food & drink producers in three massive food halls, possibly the largest in the country. With a dedicated cheese market featuring quality cheese producers from all over the country, this really is a food lovers paradise.
Exciting new street food vendors will be dotted around the site with show cooking and some unusual and exotic tastes. From noodles to crepes, there’s a feast to be had! There’ll also be some alternative street food vendors.
The new and improved Big Cheese Festival Guide 2019 is available to download now, just click on the cover below! Click here to see where you can pick up a copy. Available from Thursday 17th July.
Exit Junction 32 of M4, take the A470 then A468 and follow signs for Caerphilly.
A full list of food & drink producers and street food vendors who are attending this year's Big Cheese will be available to view in the lead up to the festival.
A full music programme takes place in The Big Cheese Live Lounge and the Castle’s Great Hall.
The funfair has over 40 funfair rides to experience ranging from toddler rides to the pulse racing 'Freak Out' (if you dare!)
We have toilets, baby changing and feeding facilities and picnic areas.
Car parking is available at two park & ride facilities and one park & walk facility.
The Big Cheese offers a fantastic day trip for groups, with coach parking available 300m from the event site.
Coach parking spaces that are reserved in advance are FREE!
Coach drivers receive a free goodie bag and lunch voucher for a local restaurant. To reserve your space click here: https://www.visitcaerphilly.com/coach-bookings
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Caerphilly Residents Big Cheese Survey 2019 – if you are a local resident and would like to provide feedback, please click on the survey: Resident Feedback Form 2019
Want to win free funfair tickets for the upcoming Big Cheese?
Visit Caerphilly are giving away 20 x FREE funfair tickets to 10 lucky winners!
To enter all you have to do is answer the question below by sending your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight on Tuesday 23rd July…
Full T&Cs can be found here https://visitcaerphilly.com/competitions/
QUESTION: WHAT YEAR WAS CAERPHILLY CASTLE BUILT?