The Big Cheese

27th-29th July 2012


What Was On 2014

The 2014 Big Cheese entertainment programme is one of the biggest and best yet, returning with some old favorites as well as new and exciting acts and entertainers that appeal to all ages.

What Was On 2014

The event will host street entertainers, living history re-enactments, comedy, music, dance, a traditional funfair, folk dancing, falconry, fire eating, minstrels, troubadours, craft and market stalls with produce from near and far, and much much more.


3.00pm Funfair opens
6.00pm Indoor Music stage opens
6.30pm The Taylor Wimpey Great Cheese Race
10.00pm Firework display and funfair closes.

Saturday & Sunday

Full event programme runs from 10am - 7pm, with the funfair closing at 9.30pm.

Entertainment Timetables 2015

Big Cheese Entertainment Programme (PDF 80kb)

Great Hall Entertainment Programme (PDF)

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Important Event Notice

No Alcohol is permitted to be brought onto the Big Cheese site. Alcohol will be confiscated and destroyed on entry by security staff, police or CCBC Community Safety Wardens.