03.09.22 to 04.09.22
The Big Cheese TBC


Caerphilly events team are pleased to announce that whilst Caerphilly Big Cheese Festival cannot take place in its usual format, due to development works taking place in Caerphilly Castle, an alternative event will take place in 2022, namely Caerphilly Little Cheese Festival!

On 3rd and 4th September, Caerphilly Little Cheese Festival will take place in Caerphilly town centre forming a music event with a number of music areas throughout Cardiff Road and Castle Court Shopping Centre, as well as a central stage in Twyn Car Park. The event will be host to local and headline musicians along with numerous food and drink stalls. There will also be music workshops, craft sessions and small funfair rides for the children.

Watch this space for further updates!

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On 3rd and 4th September, Caerphilly Little Cheese Festival will take place in Caerphilly town centre forming a music event.


Our new live music lounge bar area features music from local artists and locally produced drinks.

Caerphilly Castle is transformed into a medieval encampment with displays and battles.

Enjoy tasty street food, a cheese market and cookery demonstrations.


Where is the Big Cheese?

Caerphilly is located just 10 miles north of Cardiff, close to the M4. You'll find all the action in and at the rear of Caerphilly Castle:

Crescent Road, Caerphilly,

CF83 1AB

Tel: 029 2088 0011 Email:

How to get to the Big Cheese Festival


Exit Junction 32 of M4, take the A470 then A468 and follow signs for Caerphilly.

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Food Halls, Cheese Market & Street Food Vendors
We've three huge food halls, a dedicated cheese market and exciting new street food vendors.

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.

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Visitor Facilities & Coach Groups
Entry is FREE!

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:

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Local Attractions, Accommodation & Places to Eat
Ron Skinner & Sons - A Big sponsor of The Big Cheese!

A massive selection of nearly new cars will be available to view at The Big Cheese, all of which carry savings of up to 50% off list price. Visit our sales team throughout the event for impartial advice and a free finance check.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please see below a list of our frequently asked questions about The Big Cheese in Caerphilly.

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