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Blackwood Christmas market stall
Blackwood Christmas Market
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Blackwood Christmas Market is now entering its fourth year with the last three years proving to be a great success. There will be market stalls, animal displays, carol singing. Street entertainment and craft activities for all the family. See the town centre come to life with stalls along the high street, funfair rides and traditional entertainment. With real reindeer visiting….and Santa will certainly be putting in an appearance! Entry to this event is free. For more information contact the Visit Caerphilly Centre on 02920 880011. For all other Christmas events running in the Caerphilly Borough visit our Christmas page.
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Christmas lights Caerphilly
Caerphilly Christmas Light Switch on
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Christmas Light Switch On is a free event. There will be Carol singing by local school children and Caerphilly Community Chorus, also an appearance by The Caerphilly Lions Ukulele Band plus Father Christmas. For further details please telephone Ken Williams on 02920 888777
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Ystrad Mynach Festive Fayre
Ystrad Mynach Festive Fayre
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Saturday 23rd November 2013 in Ystrad Mynach Town Centre. The Ystrad Mynach Festive Fayre takes place 11:00am – 5:00pm when the lights will be turned on. Enjoy crafts and jewellery stalls, as well as entertainment by local choirs, jazz bands and much more.  
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Bryn Meadows Christmas Market
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Childrens Gifts, Sweet Trees, Jewellery, Wooden Craft, Golf Products, Arts and Craft, Stationary, Fusion Spa Beauty Products & many more Come & meet Santa plus a free gift for every child.
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Sengennyd Memorial Concert banner at Blackwood Miners Institute
SENGHENYDD MEMORIAL CONCERT
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Monday 14th October will mark the 100th anniversary of the Senghenydd Mining Disaster which killed 440 people in the UK’s worst ever mining tragedy. Join Boyd Clack, Mark Llewelyn Evans, Dan and Laura Curtis, Jamie Pugh, SERIN, Tom Crow and the Caerphilly Community Chorus and Children’s Choir for this special concert in aid of the Welsh National Mining Memorial. The concert will pay tribute through song to all the miners who worked and lost their lives underground. TICKETS £12.00/ £10.00 Buy tickets from the Blackwood Miners Institute website
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Tour of Britain
Tour of Britain
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Exciting news for cycling fans… The prestigious Tour of Britain cycle race will return to Caerphilly for a third time in 2013 on Thursday 19th September for the finale to Stage 5 of the tour. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Tour of Britain organisers are hoping to make this year’s race the best yet with a record number of teams taking part, which will see 114 of the Worlds best riders battling 8 challenging stages between the 15th and 22nd September. Stage 5 will see riders depart from Machnylleth at 11am on a testing 177km course through the length of Wales, to its finale in Caerphilly, which is set to be the most challenging part of the Welsh element of the tour. Estimated Arrival Times The tour is expected to enter the county borough between 2.20pm – 3pm with its arrival in Deri and will then make the descent to Caerphilly passing Bargoed (2.24pm – 3.06pm) and then through Glan Y Nant & Tir-y-Berth (2.28pm – 2.51pm) before embarking on the Yodel Sprint through Ystrad Mynach (2.34pm – 3.19pm) and then onto Llanbradach (2.36pm – 3.21pm). Riders will enter Caerphilly at Pontygwindy Road (2.41pm – 3.27pm) making their ascent against the flow of traffic up Cardiff Road, embarking on the first testing ‘Skoda King of the Mountains’ climb up Caerphilly Mountain (2.43pm – 3.30pm). The 114 professional riders, which include Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish will then descend at astonishing speeds down the rear of the mountain leading them onto Watford Road (2.47pm – 3.34pm) where they will be…
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Proms in the Park 2013
Proms in the Park
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BBC Cymru Wales has revealed a star-studded line-up for BBC Proms In The Park 2013, which takes place on Saturday, September 7th in Caerphilly. West End singing stars John Owen Jones and Sophie Evans will be joined on stage by trumpet soloist Alison Balsom, all of them accompanied by BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales under the baton of Grant Llewellyn at the open-air event supported by Caerphilly County Borough Council. Celebrating the Last Night of the Proms along with parks across the UK, the event held at Owain Glyndwr Playing Fields is themes ‘A Night at the Musicals’. Carmarthenshire-born West End and Broadway actor John Owen Jones, known for his outstanding lead roles in Les Miserables and The Phantom of the Opera will be joined by Tonypandy’s Sophie Evans, who has moved on from her role as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz to delight audiences around the country during her national tour. Alison Balsom – recently nominated for Gramophone Artist of the Year 2013 and described as one of the world’s finest trumpeters – will be performing fresh new arrangements for trumpet and orchestra of well-known and much loved songs from stage and screen. Tim Rhys-Evans and Connie Fisher will co-present this year’s Prom bringing the summer festivities to a close. Music lovers are invited to come with picnics and flags to celebrate at this open-air event culminating in the traditional sing-along featuring the popular You’ll Never Walk Alone this year. Proms goers can also capture the atmosphere from the comfort of their own home, with live…
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Meet The Buyer Event – Bargoed Cinema Development on Thursday 8th August 2013
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Caerphilly County Borough Council in conjunction with Business Wales (Welsh Government) are holding a Meet the Buyer Event to engage with the five relevant Contractors that have been selected to the Invitation to Tender stage for the forthcoming contract opportunity associated with the Bargoed Cinema Development. The Authority has invited experienced contractors to tender for the construction of a multiplex Cinema on Colliers Walk, Bargoed, Caerphilly. The project includes for the provision of cinema shell construction with internal cinema fit out, highway access road and associated car parking facilities, foul and surface water drainage supplies (including on site attenuation), kerbing, footway works and permeable paving, high ball and spectator rail fencing, earthworks excavation incorporating remediation treatment of known ground contamination and associated infrastructure services and connections. Also included in the works are street lighting and floodlighting provision, masonry walling, hard landscaping and other miscellaneous accommodation works, together with all other associated ancillary works. Caerphilly County Borough Council has agreed Heads of Terms with Odeon Cinema Operator and secured a budget of circa GBP 6,000,000.000 million to deliver a state-of-the -art Multiplex Cinema at Bargoed. Set on a 0.27ha site, the Multiplex Cinema will house 5 screens providing seating for 857 users. It will also house a Costa Coffee and Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream offer. The Multiplex Cinema will be designed and built to the highest standards of quality and environmental performance. Please note that none of the contractors have yet to be appointed as the preferred contactor for this procurement and are still involved in a competitive tendering process. The Authority…
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National Play day Caerphilly 2013
National Play Day – Free family fun day Wednesday 7th August at Morgan Jones Park, Caerphilly
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Free Family Fun Day at Morgan Jones Park (whatever the weather!). Water slides, Early years, Fire building / marshmallows, Den building, Messy play, refreshments, tree cargo nets and a whole lot more free family activities. 12:00 noon until 16:00. Very well attended last year so get in early. Supported by Caerphilly County Borough Council, Friends of Morgan Jones Park, GAVO, Welsh Assembly Government, Flying Start and Family First. For more information view the Family Fun Day event PDF document
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