Christmas Fair at Machen Village Hall

Why not get into the spirit this Christmas with this fantastic Christmas Fair in Machen this November?

With crafts for children, bespoke decorations, handmade gifts, face painting and a chance to see Santa, this really will be lots of fun for the whole family!

Refreshments for sale, including turkey rolls and mulled wine!

CIRCUS OF HORRORS Voodoo VaudEvil at Newbridge Memo

‘Totally Unbelievable’ Scott Mills, Radio 1

‘You have to go & see this if, one day something will go wrong & you will be able to say I was there’ Graham Norton.

Britain’s Got Talent finalists Circus of Horrors will be making their debut at the Memo in November – this is a frantically delectable show that you DO NOT want to miss!
The Circus of Horrors started it’s gruesome begging’s at the 1995 Glastonbury Festival and became an instant hit, touring all over the world from Chile to Chatham, Argentina to Aberdeen, Japan to Jersey including festival appearances with Alice Cooper, Eminem, Motley Crue, Oasis, Iron Maiden, The Manic St Preachers, Foo Fighters, Rammstien and many more.
Following its success on the hit TV show Britains Got Talent, the Circus has performed countless sell-out shows all over the world.. and for one night only, they will be rolling into Newbridge to entertain the valleys!
‘The Circus of Horrors completely WOWED the audience’ The Daily Mail.
‘A Bloody Great Night Out’ The Times
‘Freaking Awesome’ The Sun
Bar open: 6.30pm | Show start: 7.30pm

Tickets: £20.00 (early bat offer – usual price £23.00)

Purchase online here or call their box office on 01495 243252 to enquire.


Seats are reserved for this performance. Please specify your preferred seats when purchasing and the box office will allocate you seats as close as possible to your selection. To guarantee specific seat selections, please call the box office. Guide of seating can be seen here.

FREE Open Air Showing of Polar Express at Miners’ Heads area, Bargoed

Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can’t see.

Bargoed Town Council have announced that there will be a free showing of the magical Christmas film Polar Express on Saturday 25th November!

The film will follow their festive Christmas market (see here) and will start at 4.30th.

What a fantastic free Christmas event to get you in the mood for weeks ahead! Just make sure you dress up nice and cosy!


The Miners’ Head sculpture is located  on the site of the old bus station, at the gateway to Bargoed, a small once mining town.

A Special Library and Activity Afternoon at Van Community Centre

There is a special library event at the wonderful Van Community Centre  on the 25th November 12pm-1.30pm thatyour little ones are going to love and it is all for free!

Wonderful Wardrobes will be attending to entertain and there will be a snack for the children and tea and coffee for the adults.


CHRISTMAS FAYRE at Newbridge Memo

Get in the festive mood by going along to Newbridge Memo’s annual Christmas Fayre!

There will be plenty of stalls offering a whole range of bespoke items, including some ideal gift ideas for the special day.

Santa Claus will also be in attendance! Children all round will be amazed with Santa’s grotto, so why not pay him a visit?

Mince pies, mulled wine, food, games, stalls and a great Christmassy atmosphere – what more could you ask for?! Do make sure you come down and see what we have on offer!

Spin for the NSPCC at Quest Fitness

Go and join the team at Quest at one of Ade’s legendary fun and fast spin sessions on Saturday 25th November to raise funds for Joe Green’s NSPCC London Marathon fund. What a great way to get fit and help such an important charity!

£5 donation suggested.


Space is limited. Please reserve your bike by commenting on their FB post here.

Breakfast with Santa at Belles and Bows

Looking to meet up with the Big Fella and enjoy a nice breakfast at the same time? Well, look below for this fun breakfast event!

Saturday 25th November:

🎅 Come and tell Santa what you’ve wrote on your list! 🙊🙊 Also recieve a small present and enjoy a yummy breakfast of toast, waffles and pancakes 🥞
Also includes🎀 PRETTY HAIR and FESTIVE NAILS 🎀

This event must be booked in advance by contacting Belles and Bows,