The Big Phill Christmas Guide 2019

Whether it’s ice skating in the castle or a festive market, there are so many wonderful things happening in Caerphilly this Christmas that there will be something to suit everyone!

Ystrad Mynach Festive Fayre 2019

Christmas Light Switch On 2019 – Caerphilly Town Centre

Caerphilly By Twilight 2019 in Caerphilly Town Centre

Bargoed Ice Rink 2019

Blackwood Winter Fair

Wind in the Willows at Caerphilly Workmen’s Hall

Aladdin at Blackwood Miners’ Institute

Ice Skating at Caerphilly Castle -December 2019

Caerphilly Christmas Market in Caerphilly Town Centre

A Medieval Christmas 2019 at Caerphilly Castle (including the chance to meet Father Christmas!)

Santa’s Winter Wonderland at Cwmcarn Forest Visitor Centre

Christmas Market at Deri Community Centre

Santa’s Christmas Countdown at Newbridge Memo

River of Light Lantern Workshops at Caerphilly Leisure Centre

River of Light Lantern Parade in Caerphilly Town Centre 2019


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Ladies Open Day – Free Taster Golf Session and Yoga – at Blackwood Golf Club

Whether you want to meet new people or simply get healthy in the new year,  this fantastic Ladies Open Day at Blackwood Golf Club is your chance to do both in 2018!


Don’t miss out on this opportunity. If you would like to find out more information or  book your place, please contact Jackie by email at  jac_d uk or by phone on 07970 549750!

James Williams as Michael Buble at Blackwood RFC

Blackwood RFC invite you along to this wonderful evening of James Williams as Michael Buble.


Accompanying the soulful sounds of Williams,  will be a lovely three course meal all included in the ticket price of just £20!

Group table bookings are also available.

Tickets available behind the Rugby Club Bar.

Here’s another great local event in February and another awesome one for March!


New Year’s Eve Party at Preachers Lounge Bar in Blackwood

Preachers Lounge Bar invite you to join them for their New Year’s Eve Party!


Toast in the New Year in style with us 🍾

New Years Eve party 🎇

Open 6pm-12:30 🕰

Free entry 💰

Free glass of prosecco on arrival 🍾


All welcome 🙎‍♂️🙍‍♀️

Rang-a-Tang Party Band at Bryn Meadows Golf, Hotel & Spa

Rangatang Party Band
Friday 17th November 2017 from 7pm
£24.95 per person

Start the Christmas season with entertainment from the UK’s top party band, Rangatang, including a 3 course festive dinner.

The 4 piece band play a grand total of 16 instruments, have some really nifty dance moves and boundless energy – they get even the most reluctant revellers up on the dance floor shaking their tail feathers.

Playing an exhilarating mix of non-stop hits from the 60’s right through to the 00’s, all in their inimitable funky salsa style, they’re as much fun to watch as they are to listen to.

Book with or 01495 225590

Standard resort terms and conditions apply. Fully pre-payable at the time of booking, which is non refundable and non amendable.

Fireworks Display at Blackwood Rugby Club

Remember, remember the 5th November!

Well,  if you’re looking for something to do on Bonfire night,  why don’t you head to Blackwood for this year’s fantastic display?

Safer and cheaper than at home and a lot more fun too!

Gates opens at 6pm. Show starts at 7pm.

Adults £4

Concessions  £3

Please follow the following # to find out more information about fireworks/bonfire events in the Caerphilly borough #bonfireandfireworks2017




‘Stute Comedy Night!

Treat yourself to a hilarious evening of top class comedy at one of Blackwood Miners’ Institute’s monthly Comedy Nights.

This great value night features three top comedians touring the UK circuit.

Join the comedy e-list at or follow their Blackwood Institute Facebook Page to hear the latest line-ups as soon as they’re announced.

Book early to avoid disappointment as every month is a sell out!.

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Project Oggbots at Blackwood Library

This is an exciting event that your little ones are sure to love –  a sci-fi treasure hunt that weaves together immersive street theatre, interactive gaming and the basics of electronic engineering. Wow!

Prepare for your children’s imaginations to be sent racing down the streets of Blackwood as they solve clues, meet mysterious characters and dodge shady government agents on their way to the mothership, where they can build their own Oggbot to take home.

Wear comfortable shoes, dress for the weather and bring your best alien hunting gear!

START LOCATION Blackwood Library, 192 High St, Blackwood NP12 1AJ.

Every 15 Minutes from 10am to 12pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm. £6.50 (£22 family of 4). Running time 75 mins straight through.

Prices include a booking fee of 50p per ticket.

Book tickets here!

Alternatively call the Box Office on 01495 227206.

For other great events running during half term, please follow #halfterm.

Rhydian, Richard and Adam

Welsh stars Rhydian, Richard & Adam come together with their live band to bring you a truly magical evening of classical arias and contemporary songs.

Classically trained Rhydian has carved out a successful career both as a recording artist and in musical theatre, and his entrancing live performances continue to captivate audiences.

Rhydian is joined on stage by brothers Richard and Adam, one of the most successful acts to emerge from Britain’s Got Talent.

Ticket prices Concert (£25.50)-Meet and Greet option (£75.50 )

These prices include a booking fee of 50p per ticket.

Book your ticket here. 

For other information on plays and theatre events running in Caerphilly, please follow the #Theatre to find out more. Alternatively, look at # at the bottom of the page to locate other events in Blackwood etc.


“Emerald Academy of Performing Arts presents ‘One Vision’ variety show, a spectacular full of Dance, Song & Drama suitable for the whole family to enjoy. Come see our young and talented performers showcase their talents with scenes from Peter Pan, Matilda, Mamma Mia and much more.”

Prices include a booking fee of 50p per ticket

Book your ticket here. 

For other information on plays and theatre events running in Caerphilly, please follow the #Theatre to find out more. Alternatively, look at # at the bottom of the page to locate other events in Blackwood etc.