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 70,000 people annually.
Families from all over the country flocked to Caerphilly to experience this fun filled programme of activities and entertainment. The Big Cheese weekend is a FREE event and over 70,000 people are expected again in 2014.
Friday 24th July: Funfair, music, Great Cheese Race & Fireworks display
Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th July: Funfair, medieval re-enactments, free access to Caerphilly Castle, food hall, craft stalls, music & comedy tents.