A FREE, spectacular & fun packed family weekend at one of Wales' largest festivals packed with entertainment, music, food and drink set in and around the amazing, historical grounds of Caerphilly castle & Caerphilly town.
A spectacular festival which attracts around 80,000 visitors annually. With re-enactment displays, entertainment, funfair and one of the biggest festival food & drink marquees in Wales. Over 50 Welsh producers gather to sell their delicious cakes, wine, liquers, sweets, chocolate, cheese, pickles and much more.
Set in the shadows of one of Europe's largest Castles the town of Caerphilly comes to life as people of all ages come to The Big Cheese®, an extravaganza of street entertainers, living history encampments, music, dance, traditional funfair, folk dancing, falconry, fire eating, minstrels, troubadours and much more.
The Big Cheese is a 'must see' attraction for all visitors. Portraying the history, heritage and culture of Caerphilly, the event attracts over 80,000 people annually. Families from all over the country flock to Caerphilly to experience this fun filled programme of activities and entertainment.
With a grand fireworks display on Friday 25th July to open the event and the main event taking place Saturday and Sunday.
The Big Cheese weekend is a FREE event and over 80,000 people are expected at this years event.