Events

Caerphilly Winter Food and Craft Fair 2022 – Saturday 3rd December 2022 – 9am – 8pm

December 3, 2022 9:00am - December 3 2022, 8:00pm

Caerphilly Winter Food and Craft Fair is the perfect place to get you in the Christmas spirit. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of a town and Castle preparing for Christmas with delicious street food, the smell of mulled wine, exciting street theatre and over 60 food, craft and gift stalls including funfair attractions to delight the whole family!

This magical event is host to the River of Light Lantern Parade that starts at 6:30pm and concludes with a Fireworks Display at 7:15pm!

Whilst at Caerphilly Winter Food and Craft Fair don’t forget to visit the popular Farmers Market in the Twyn Community Centre, Crafty Legs Caerphilly Craft Fair at the Cenotaph and Castle Court Craft & Food Market in Castle Court Shopping Centre. All these markets compliment the Caerphilly Winter Food and Craft Fair and the town’s mixture of independent & high street stores.

This event is completely FREE!  Normal admission fees apply to the castle.

For further information please email events@caerphilly.gov.uk

Interested in having a stall at this event? Contact events@caerphilly.gov.uk

This event is supported by Caerphilly Town Council.


This project is part-funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-shared-prosperity-fund-prospectus


Stall list

A Bit of a Pickle Food Homemade Artisan Preserves
Ackermando Commercial All children’s toys have UKCA & CE marking – Soft Toys, Wooden toys, Wall art, Hoodies,T-shirts, Christmas tree ornaments
Ally’s Confectionary Food Traditional sweets, Novelty Sweets & candy floss
Amanda Gilbert Commercial Christmas cards, bird houses, xmas tree decorations, paintings. All original by Amanda.
AromaOils Limited Commercial All scented range – candles, wax melts, diffuser oils and jewellery
Baker Bears Food Cookie pie, Brownies, Millionaire, Rocky Road, Tiffin, Cake Jars, Cakesicles, Paint your own Biscuits
Bow Addict Commercial Hair clips, bands, bows & bobbles
Brew Monster Food Alcohol – Craft Beer & Merchandise
CADW, Welsh Government Commercial Community engagement
Caerphilly Gospel Hall Charity Free Christian literature and goodies
Caerphilly Station Chiropractic Centre & Blackwood Chiropractic Centre Commercial Promoting chiropractic care
Caerynys Shed Jewellery Commercial Silver Jewellery
Café Refresh Food Concession – Hot Food – Burgers, hotdogs, roast pork rolls
Cardiff Distillery Food Alcohol – Range of Distillery products to include gins, low alcohol spirits, gin based liqueurs and other liqueurs
CCBC Adult Social Care Commercial Information
CCBC Caerphilly Cares Commercial Information & Advice
CCBC Community Regeneration Commercial Free items & advice on employment support
CCBC Foster Caerphilly Charity Handing out leaflets promoting fostering
Ceginhalfnhalf Food Indian Street Food
Chang’s Wok Food Chinese wok dishes
Charity Link O.B.O Dogs Trust / Guide Dogs Charity Fundraisers ‘ Sponsor a Dog’ or ‘Sponsor a Puppy’ – event dependant
Charles Taylor Commercial Garden Furniture
Charlie B’s Commercial Dog goods
Chock Shop Food Concession – Chocolate Brownies and blondies with warm chocolate sauce and fresh cream
Chris Noonan Commercial Handmade jewellery & accessories
Costco Wholesale Ltd Commercial Costco membership
Cwm Deri Vineyard Food Alcohol – Welsh wines, liqueurs, non-alcoholic drinks and mead from our Pembrokeshire vineyard
Dinky Donuts (ANG Concessions) (1) Food Concession – Fresh Dinky Donuts, hot and cold drinks, Snowcones
DM Coffee Ltd Food Concession – coffee, tea, hot chocolate, bottled water, J2o, Sanpelligrino lemonade, cinnamon buns, custard tarts, Danish’s, chocolate chip cookies, donuts, acai smoothie bowls, pitaya smoothie bowls
Doughnutters – Caerphilly Food Doughnuts & handmade chocolate fillings and spreads
Entity Silver Commercial Handmade Silver & crystal jewellery. Crystals, gifts and women’s’ accessories
Gwen Davies Art & Henna Commercial Artwork, greeting cards, ethically sourced gifts from India
Gwens Pantry Commercial Natural, zero-waste dog treats. Air-dried, preservative and grain-free.
H & K Catering Food Confectionery – Pre packed sweets, candy floss, popcorn, slush.
Hancox’s Pies Food Home made sweet and savoury items (Bargoed & Blackwood & Caerphilly – Accepted for Savoury Only)
Hello Good Pie Ltd Food Concession – Homemade pie producer (LPG only if doing hot food)
Julie’s Scarves Commercial Scarves & neck warmers
Little Grandma’s Kitchen Food Chutney, curd, preserves, marmalade, mustards, spreads and crackers
Mallows Bottling Limited Food Alcohol – Charlie Parry’s range, Rummers Range, Mallows Range
Mancave Pembs & Custom Clocks Commercial Upcycled genuine carparts into custom clocks, Handcrafted Mancave signs, mancave tshirts/mugs, keyrings etc
Girlcave itesm such as Handmade wax melts, wax melt burners, Handmade resin items such as bowls, clocks, pots, keyrings and decorations.
Marie Cresci’s Cheesecakes Food Cheesecake
Mister Window Company Commercial Double Glazing
Mrs Boss Wales (1) Commercial Laser engraved gifts and homeware, using materials of wood, metal & slate
Nuts About Cinnamon Food Concession – Cinnamon glazed nuts (peanuts, pecans, almonds, cashews and hazelnuts
Penuel Wood Craft Commercial Wooden items of small furniture, Treen and Kitchenalia
Penylan Preserves Food Preserves
Pure Soy Meltables Commercial Handmade Candles, Wax Melt and Reed Diffusers
Gift bags including a wax melt burner and wax melts (customer chooses own to go in bag)
Rae’s Grace Cakes Food Cup Cakes, Cake Slices, Tray Bake, Cookies
SamosaCo (Sim’s Food’s Limited) (1) Food Onion Bhaji, Scotch Egg, Samosas, Bhajis, Pakoras, sauces, pickles & chutneys
Signore Twister Food Concession – Hot Food – Potato twisters and soft drinks
Silver Circle Distillery Food Gin, vodka, bottled cocktails
Simply Christmas Ltd (1) Commercial Christmas Decorations
Simply Christmas Ltd (2) Commercial Christmas Decorations
Spirit of Wales Distillery Food Alcohol – Bottled Spirits, Vodka, Gin and Rum (Mulled rum punch at Xmas events)
Steve’s Engraving Commercial Hand graving, pet discs, pens, earrings, scarfs, sunglasses, bucket hats
Taggie Limited Commercial Children’s clothing: Pyjamas, T shirts etc.
The Fudge Foundry Food Chocolate Based Fudge
The Little Jar Co Food Various cakes and cookies
The Slime Factory Commercial Slime Making Kits and accessories, slime making workshops
The Snowcone Co. Food Concession – Snow Cones, Candy Floss
Tudor Brewery Food Alcohol – Real Ale, gift packs of beers
Unison Caerphilly Commercial UNISON Free gifts and leaflet distribution. Information stand
Utility Warehouse – Glenda Kinsey Commercial Win a mini or £10,000 free prize draw
Welsh Petanque Commercial Pentanque Activity
Welsh Valley Soapery Commercial Handmade soap, shampoo and conditioner bars, natural bath products
Wigmores Bakery Food Selection of artisan breads, cakes, savouries & pizza (Ystrad Mynach & Caerphilly – Accepted for Savoury Only)
Williams Brothers Cider Food Alcohol – Cider, Perry and Apple juice (Mulled cider at Xmas events)
Wood n Things Commercial christmas wreaths;garlands,tree decs,made from dried fruit,scented with christmas oil

Entertainment programme

Time Act
All Day Birds Of Prey
All Day Funfair
All Day Santa’s Sleigh
All Day Food, Craft & Information Stalls
All Day Caerphilly Craft Fair by Craft Legs
All Day Caerphilly Artisan Market
All Day Castle Court Food & Craft Market
All Day Local Community Acts @ Castle Court Bandstand
All Day Santa and his Magical Sleigh
10.00am Surf’s Up Santa! (1)
10.30am Stilt walking Christmas Tree (1)
11.00am Toy Soldier Human Statue (1)
11.30am Roller Skating Reindeer (1)
12.00pm Christmas Stilts and Juggling Show (1)
12.15pm Fairy Bubble Show (1)
12.30pm Elves and Good-o-meter (1)
12.45pm Surf’s Up Santa! (2)
1.00pm Stilt walking Christmas Tree (2)
1.15pm Toy Soldier Human Statue (2)
1.30pm Roller Skating Reindeer (2)
1.45pm Christmas Stilts and Juggling Show (2)
2.00pm Fairy Bubble Show (2)
2.15pm Elves and Good-o-meter (2)
2.30pm Surf’s Up Santa! (3)
2.45pm Stilt walking Christmas Tree (3)
3.00pm Toy Soldier Human Statue (3)
3.15pm Roller Skating Reindeer  (3)
3.30pm Christmas Stilts and Juggling Show (3)
3.45pm Fairy Bubble Show (3)
4.00pm Elves and Good-o-meter (3)
**6pm meet on Crescent Road for 6.30pm parade start. Finishes at 7.30pm after the 7.15pm fireworks display takes place Samba Galez
**6pm meet on Crescent Road for 6.30pm parade start. Finishes at 7.30pm after the 7.15pm fireworks display takes place Henllys Pipes & Drums
**6pm meet on Crescent Road for 6.30pm parade start. Finishes at 7.30pm after the 7.15pm fireworks display takes place Cardiff Imperial Redcoats Jazz Band
**6pm meet on Crescent Road for 6.30pm parade start. Finishes at 7.30pm after the 7.15pm fireworks display takes place Barracwda
**6pm meet on Crescent Road for 6.30pm parade start. Finishes at 7.30pm after the 7.15pm fireworks display takes place Roving Snowflake
**6pm meet on Crescent Road for 6.30pm parade start. Finishes at 7.30pm after the 7.15pm fireworks display takes place Ice Prince Stilt Walker
**6pm meet on Crescent Road for 6.30pm parade start. Finishes at 7.30pm after the 7.15pm fireworks display takes place Glowing Jellyfish
**6pm meet on Crescent Road for 6.30pm parade start. Finishes at 7.30pm after the 7.15pm fireworks display takes place The Ferrymen
**6pm meet on Crescent Road for 6.30pm parade start. Finishes at 7.30pm after the 7.15pm fireworks display takes place Lumens
7.15pm Fireworks Display

Essential information

Contact Name
Contact
Events Team
Email
Email Address
events@caerphilly.gov.uk
Phone
Phone
029 2088 0011
Pet Friendly
Pet Friendly

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