3pm-10pm - The Great Cheese Race (6.30pm start), music entertainment programme (6pm - 10pm), funfair (3pm - 10pm) and Firework display (10.00pm)
Sat 30th & Sun 31st
From 11am - The Big Cheese Entertainment programme includes: The Reenactment displays, musical entertainment, educational activities, two food halls, craft stalls, animal marquees, traditional funfair plus lots more.
How to get here
Owain Glyndwr Playing Fields
Exit Junction 32 of M4, take the A470 then A468 and follow the signs for Caerphilly.
Please refer to the map, select a marker, choose 'Get Directions: To here' and enter your starting location.
Free Buses in 2015
Take advantage of a free transport link to the Big Cheese event from various locations in the county borough.
Free bus routes details (PDF)
Please visit the Traveline website for a comprehensive journey planner offering all possible bus, coach and rail options to The Big Cheese.
Useful contact details
|National Rail Enquiries||- 08457 484950 / website|
|Traveline Cymru||- 0871 200 22 33 / website|
|Caerphilly Travelinks||- 01495 235223 / website|
|National Express||- 0870 580 80 80 / website|
|Stagecoach||- 029 2086 7003 / website|
|Harris Coaches||- 01443 830455|
In order to avoid congestion at this year's Big Cheese event, please use the park and ride scheme in operation.
On Friday 29th July, a Park and Ride scheme will operate from St Cenydd School, with buses running from 1.30pm - 10.45pm and costs £1.50 per car.
On Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st July, a Park and Ride will operate from St.Cenydd School and Bedwas High School. Both car parks will be operating at a fee of £4 per car, with buses running from 10am - 7.45pm.
For both car parks follow the temporary signs from the A470, A469 and A468.
Disabled parking is located at St Cenydd School Park & Ride.
The drop off and collection point for Bedwas High Park and Ride is Castle Court Shopping Centre Bus stop at the front of the castle in the town centre. St Cenydd School Park and Ride buses will drop off and collect on Nantgarw Road at the end of the event site.
There is NO park and ride facility at St Ilan School this year as in previous years. To avoid congestion and unnecessary delays in getting to the event please head for one of the park and rides as signposted.