The Big Cheese Caerphilly 2016

Spread over three days, this exciting festival in Caerphilly is filled with fun, including music, street entertainment, dance, funfair, falconry and much more.

from 30 July 2016
to 31 July 2016
Owain Glyndwr Playing Fields Crescent Road Caerphilly, CF83 1AB
  • The Big Cheese Caerphilly 2016

Set in one of Europe’s largest castle towns, Big Cheese Caerphilly 2016 is a spectacular festival which attracts over 80,000 visitors each year. Taking place between 30th – 31st July 2016, this is certainly an event you will not want to miss.

Celebrating its 19th year running, the Big Cheese Festival portrays the history, heritage and culture of Caerphilly, with a fun filled programme of performances and entertainment.

Activities include street entertainment, live history re-enactments, a traditional funfair, falconry, fire eating, minstrels and much more. Home to one of the biggest festival food and drink marquees in Wales, over 50 producers gather to sell their fares. Treat yourself to any of the homemade cakes, wines, cheeses, liquors and sweets that are on offer – there is sure to be something to tempt you. The event is also home to the Great Cheese Race in Caerphilly. Watch as people from all over the country run around with a block of cheese whilst in fancy dress – a truly hilarious sight.

The event is free to everyone, so what are you waiting for? With so many activities for all ages to enjoy, as well as an onsite bar for those who want to unwind a bit, grab a slice of the Caerphilly Big Cheese action.

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