The race is open to adults and children and while fancy dress is optional it all adds to the fun. One of the highlights of the weekend is the Great Cheese Race and organisers are looking for teams of fun loving people to take part. Top Stories. It will open on Friday, November 23, as part of the Caerphilly by Twilight event, which will also see the switching on of the town's Christmas lights and the launch of the Twilight Market, with choirs and singers performing in the bandstand. Great news of course, but I'm sure there are many more. To receive an entry for this year's race, email events caerphilly. It has been there since the late 13 th century when Gilbert de Clare decided he needed to keep the rebellious locals at bay. You'd be forgiven for thinking that Caerphilly is all about the castle. The evening will then culminate in a live TV link up with the main event in London for the rousing finale and a spectacular firework display above the Castle. They're much more welcoming to visitors these days.
Caerphilly Castle will be holding its annual Christmas extravaganza, the Caerphilly Medieval Christmas Fayre.
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Caerphilly's Christmas Medieval Market, will be in Caerphilly town centre and Caerphilly Castle, on December 10 and 11 between 10am and 4pm. Foodies will .
There will also be a pop-up pancake house, with festive food and drink available and there will be medieval grotto which Father Christmas will be visting. They've even built a bridge over the moat to stop you getting your feet wet on the way in.
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It all starts tonight with the Great Cheese Race and the festivities continue throughout the weekend. A relay baton of cheese will be passed between team members as they runtheir lap half a lap for each pair of juniors, a full lap for each pair of adults.
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On December 10 and 11, from to hrs, Caerphilly welcomes its Christmas Medieval Market. Lord Gilbert De Clare, his Knights and his folk take to the. Over food, drink, Christmas decorations, craft and gift stalls.
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Live music, choirs, mulled wine and street entertainers. Inside Caerphilly Castle are stalls and.
Well, luckily for Caerphilly there's the Winding House.
With its towering turrets and sprawling water defences, Caerphilly Castle dominates the town of Caerphilly. Over stalls will be ready to tempt you, including a Farmers' Market selling the best local produce and a Continental Market, ensuring that you get a taste of a European Christmas.
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|As the name suggests, the building housed the winding mechanism for the local colliery in fact you can still see the engine in action on special days throughout the year.
The ice rink is open between Friday, November 23and Sunday, December 9. St Fagans National History Musueum - a fantastic open air museum 6. With the giant medieval castle providing the backdrop, the fayre is sure to get you in the Christmas spirit.
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