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More than 80,000 expected at Caerphilly's Big Cheese

80,000 people attended last year's Big Cheese festival at Caerphilly Castle, and more are expected this weekend. Photo: ITV News Wales

The Big Cheese is back in Caerphilly for its 15th year this weekend, with more than 80,000 visitors expected to attend.

The festival celebrates the history of Caerphilly and the two-day programme includes street entertainers, living history encampments, traditional funfair, folk dancing, falconry, fire eating, minstrels, and troubadours.

Last year's festival-goers enjoy the Big Cheese's main offering. Credit: ITV News Wales

Around 80,000 people attended last year's event and organisers expect this year's crowd to top that number.

The Big Cheese starts today at 11am and runs until tomorrow evening.

The Big Cheese takes place amongst the ruins of Caerphilly Castle Credit: ITV News Wales