Caerphilly Winter Food & Craft Fair 2023

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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 5:30pm and concludes with a Fireworks Display at 6:15pm! Be sure to also attend one of the River of Light Lantern-Making Workshops and make your own lantern to light up the town! (Please note: attending the workshops is NOT a requirement to take part in the parade.)

Whilst at Caerphilly Winter Food and Craft Fair, don’t forget to visit the popular Caerphilly Artisan Market in the Twyn Community Centre, Crafty Legs’ Craft Fair & Market at the Cenotaph and Castle Court Craft & Food Market in Castle Court Shopping Centre. All these markets complement 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

Interested in having a stall at this event? Contact

This event is supported by Caerphilly Town Council.

Entertainment Programme

Some of the activities you’ll find at the Caerphilly Winter Food & Craft Fair include:

Birds of prey

Face painting

Funfair rides

‍‍Hair braiding

Make-and-Take Craft Workshops

Father Christmas in his Sleigh 

Street theatre performances

To see full details about the entertainment programme, including timings, click HERE.

Music Programme

We’ll be joined by some amazing local artists who will be performing throughout the day at The Twyn Car Park! Sheltered seating will also be available, so you can enjoy the music whatever the weather! ☃️
10:00 – 11:30: Rebecca Richards Music
11:30 – 13:00: Secret Postal Society
13:00 – 14:30: Huw J Music
14:30 – 16:00: Paterson Music

Stall List

Hot Food & Drink

Company Name All Product On Sale
Vantage Point Events Alcohol – Mulled wine and cider
Williams Brothers Cider Alcohol – Mulled cider
Spirit of Wales Distillery Alcohol – Mulled rum punch
Llanblethian Orchards Alcohol – Mulled cider and apple juice
The Snowcone Co. Concession – Snow Cones, Candy Floss
Case Café Concession – Mobile Coffee Van
Meat…ing Point UK Concession – Hot Food – Souvlaki,(chicken and pork skewers, wrapped in pita bread, with salads and chips).
Vantage Point Events Concession – Hot Food – Burgers, fries, German sausage / hot dog
Ceginhalfnhalf Concession – Hot Food – Butter chicken, rice, aloo tikki chat, samosa chat, chickpea curry, poppadom, biryani
Chang’s Wok Concession – Hot Food – Chinese wok dishes
J Hills Amusements Concession – Toasted marshmallows on sticks
Dinky Donuts Concession – Hot Food – Fresh Dinky Donuts, hot and cold drinks, Snowcones
Nuts About Cinnamon Concession – Hot Food – Cinnamon glazed nuts (peanuts, pecans, almonds, cashews and hazelnuts
Tiffin Meal Concession – Hot Food – Indian Food
Signore Twister Concession – Hot Food – Potato twisters, soft drinks & Hot chocolate baileys
Chock Shop Concession – Chocolate Brownies and blondies with warm chocolate sauce and fresh cream

Food, Drink, Craft & Information Stalls

Company Name All Product On Sale
A Bit of a Pickle Homemade Artisan Preserves (jams/marmalades/chutneys/pickles) chilli products, possibly Blaenavon cheese, possibly curry kits
Afal y Graig Cider & Perry Alcohol – Ciders, applesecco, rosecco and pearsecco
Ally’s Confectionary Traditional sweets, Novelty Sweets & candy floss
Baker Bears Cupcakes, Cakesicles, Tray Bakes, Cookie pie, Cake Jars, Cookies
Balloons 4 U Helium foil balloons, flashing novelty products (Wiggly worms at pride)
Bee Welsh Honey Company Welsh honey and beeswax products from their own hives in mid Wales
Bow Addict Hair clips, bands, bows & bobbles
Brew Monster Alcohol – Craft Beer on draft (where permitted) and in cans
Caerphilly Station Chiropractic Centre & Blackwood Chiropractic Centre Promoting chiropractic care
CCBC – Blackwood Miners Institute Programmes and leaflets to hand out for upcoming shows. Donation boxes for charity.
CCBC – Community Regeneration – CFW Free items & advice on employment support
CCBC – Youth Service Xmas craft items to include Baubles, calendars, bags of reindeer food, xmas wreaths.
Celtic Spirit Co Alcohol – Spirits – Liqueurs and spirit form Wales- Danzy Jones, Black Mountain Liqueur, Inn-Keepers Tipple, Poteen, Sloe Gin, Black Cherry Liqueur, Passion Fruit Gin, Elderflower Gin, Praline Welsh Cream
Charity Link – Guide Dogs Fundraisers will invite people to become direct debit donors for our ‘Sponsor a Dog / Puppy / Nurse’ campaigns.
Charlie B’s Dog Items
Charly’s Braids Hair braids
Chock Shop Chocolate Brownies and blondies with warm chocolate sauce and fresh cream
Chris Noonan Handmade jewellery & accessories
Citrine Skincare Citrine Skincare – Cleansers, moisturisers, hand polish and hand butter, body scrub and body moisturiser, foot soak, foot scrub and foot butter.
CJ Tasty Treats Hand decorated shortbread Biscuits, flavoured biscuits, paint your own biscuits and decorate your own biscuit kits
Crystal Crysalis Real Crystals in all forms, such as towers, tumbles, carvings, spheres, keyrings, bracelets, necklaces, rings, etc, along with incense sticks and gift packs.
Cwm Deri Vineyard Alcohol – Welsh wines, liqueurs, non-alcoholic drinks and mead from our Pembrokeshire vineyard
Doughnutterie Bakery selection of gourmet doughnuts
Explore Learning Not selling – just running free activities for children in the community and spreading the word about fearless learning this September.
Falconry UK Birds of prey static display
Good & Proper Brownies Handmade Chocolate Brownies
H & K Catering Prepacked sweets, candy floss, popcorn
Hancox’s Pies Pies
Hwyl Spirits (Cardiff Distillery) Alcohol – Spirits – Gins, liqueurs, rums and spirits
Katie Grenfell Hand painted pet and family Christmas baubles, wooden signs, cards and key rings.
Little Grandma’s Kitchen Chutney, curd, preserves, marmalade, mustards, spreads and crackers
Llanblethian Orchards Alcohol – Ciders & perries in champagne bottles. Bag in box ciders (3l and 5l). Traditional cider vinegar in bottles. Cider Gift packs including souvenir glass and wooden beer mats/bottle opener signs. Mulled cider and apple juice.
Llangattock Apiaries Honey and beeswax related products
Made in Ludlow Glass Fused glass products. All are unique and individual. Tea lights, fridge magnets, platters, coasters, pictures, glass free standing waves, free standing animals, dishes, jewellery my designs are based animals / fruit & veg / flowers
Malama Co. Soft Toys (Whale, turtle, shark, bunny, fox, dog, koala), soft teether rattles (bunny, fox, dog, koala), silicone wood teethers (3 colours), dummy clips (8 colours)
Mallows Bottling Limited Alcohol – Spirits – Welsh Bourbon, Rum, Gin and Liquors
Marie Cresci’s Cheesecakes Homemade cheesecakes in individual pots
Mr & Mrs Olive UK Ltd Olives, nuts, baklava, Turkish delight, dried fruits
Mrs Boss Wales Laser engraved gifts and homeware, using materials of wood, metal & slate
Nuts About Cinnamon Cinnamon glazed nuts (peanuts, pecans, almonds, cashews and hazelnuts
Ogi No products to sale just general information and engagement on our build locations and services involved with the Ogi full fibre rollout in Caerphilly Borough and Blackwood
Pembrokeshire Chilli Farm All sorts of chilli related products
Penylan Preserves Up to 24 lines of Preserves. Marmalades, Jams, Chutneys and Curds
Plenty Pies Cooked gourmet meat and meat free pies
Popty Cara Bara brith, Welsh cakes, sticky gingerbread, Welsh cider cake, no added sugar fruit cake, vegan lemon drizzle cake, rocky road, tiffin, brownies, vegan flapjack, marmalades
Pure Soy Meltables Handmade candles, melts , reed diffusers, gift bags including wax melt burners, melts and tea lights, Handwash and Lotion
Quantum Coffee Roasters Rare, artisan hand-roasted coffee beans (predominantly), also brewing equipment and loose-leaf teas (own brand). a small number of items such as t shirts and reusable cups branded specifically by quantum coffee roasters
Rae’s Grace Cakes Cup Cakes, Cake Slices, Tray Bake, Cookies
RNLI No items for sale. Signing up members of the RNLI via direct debit, and distribution of safety messages and youth safety messages for drowning
prevention and water safety. Giving out respect the water safety materials and free gifts
RSPB Cymru No sales. RSPB give the public the opportunity to support the RSPB via monthly donations, as well as pin badges with suggested donation.
Samosaco Onion Bhajee, scotch eggs, samosas, pakoras, Bhajis, Pickles, sauces, chutneys, vegan curries
Simply Christmas Ltd Christmas Decorations
Spirit of Wales Distillery Alcohol – Spirits – Vodka, Gin, and Rum & Mulled rum punch only)
Steve’s Engraving Hand Engraving , sunglasses , Bucket Hats , Scarves , gloves ( house of tweed ) LED flashing products for nighttime
events , eg Caerphilly Christmas etc ,
Teddy Eva Scents Ltd Wax melts, reed diffusers, candles, room sprays, and general home fragrance items
The Fudge Foundry Award winning Belgium chocolate fudge in a range of unique flavours, Belgian chocolate (Hot Chocolate) stirrers
The Pattyman Jamaican Sauces, Marinade, Jelly, and Relish, Jamaican Patties, depending which event, Pattycakes, depending which event.
The Wire Room Wire words, wire Christmas decorations, wire art, wire dog lead holders, wire medal holders, wire Christmas cards
Tracey’s Funky Faces Face Painting
Trails & Treats 100% Natural dog treats
Truth in a Trailer Distribute free Christian literature and other media; free tote bags with Bible verse
Tudor Brewery Alcohol – Real Ale, gift packs of beers and on sales where permitted
Ty Hafan To promote and generate interest in Ty Hafan the children’s hospice in Sully
West Country Fayre Cornish and Somerset cheeses including Goats and Sheep cheese
Williams Brothers Cider Alcohol – Ciders, Perry and Apple juice & mulled cider
Wood n Things Christmas wreaths, garlands, tree decs made from dried fruit, scented with Christmas oil
Zoo Brew Alcohol – Real Ale/Beer, Gin, Vodka and Rum

Parking Map

Making your way to the Caerphilly Winter Food and Craft Fair on Saturday 2nd December? Here is some information on parking and public transport for the event! ℹ️


Public parking is available at the following locations:

– Station Terrace car park, CF83 1JU (pay-and-display)
– Caerphilly Park-and-Ride, CF83 1JU (free)
– Crescent Road car park, CF83 1AB (pay-and-display)
– Morrisons / Castle Court Shopping Centre, CF83 1XP (free, maximum stay 3 hours)
– Park-and-Walk (marked red on the map) at Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni y Gwyndy, Pontygwindy Road, CF83 3HG (£2 charge)

❗️ All of the above car parks contain disabled parking bays. Check signage at each car park for full terms and conditions.

Bike Racks

There are several bike racks located within Caerphilly town centre, marked purple on the map.
Bike racks can be found at Caerphilly train station, throughout Cardiff Road, around the Twyn and outside Morrisons.

Public Transport

Caerphilly Transport Interchange is located nearby the event site, with trains to and from Bargoed and Cardiff every 15 minutes and trains to and from Rhymney every hour. Caerphilly bus station also provides direct links to Cardiff and other routes throughout the borough. Please go to and for more information on train and bus timetables.

Important Notice to Residents and Retailers

Click the images below to see a full copy of the Residents and Retailers’ Notice.














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Caerphilly is a Smart Town!

Explore the town before you arrive and see what local businesses have to offer whilst you’re at Caerphilly Winter Food & Craft Fair by downloading the VZTA Smart Towns app.

Download for free, HERE.

Levelling Up

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

Essential information

Caerphilly Town Centre, CF83 1JL
CF83 1JL
Contact Name
CCBC Events Team
Email Address
029 2088 0011
Pet Friendly
Pet Friendly

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