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A ‘Walk & Talk’
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Caerphilly Castle is packed with astonishing architecture and defensive structure, making it one of Wales’ most impressive and largest castles. From shockingly high walls to large scale usage of water, this castles defence is a lesson worth learning. Tickets £10.00 Available from www.celticlearnersnetwork.org.uk/cadw.htm More information: 029 2088 3143
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Easter Eggstravaganza
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Children can make a range of Easter Crafts including crackers filled with goodies, Easter Bonnets and Rabbit Food. At 1.30pm each day there will be an Easter Bonnet Parade for children to display their beautiful creations. The manor house gardens will be full of the joys of spring with a gaggle of baby farm animals for visitors to meet. Activities will run from 11am-4pm and cost £4.25 per child with accompanying adults free. For more information contact Llancaich Fawr Manor on 01443 412 248.
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Caerphilly Challenge Series 2013 – The Ridgeway hiking event on 11th May 2013
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Following on from the success of last years event Caerphilly County Borough Council’s Countryside and Landscape Service, in conjunction with Bedwas High School, Caerphilly Adventure Group, Ramblers Cymru and other partners, are once again throwing down a challenge to walkers of all abilities. The main challenge is not for the faint hearted and will challenge most experienced hikers with a 22 mile trek called “The Ridgeway” but don’t be put off if you love the outdoors and want to set yourself a challenge however small. There are walks and hikes to suit people of all abilities and ages starting with a 1 mile scenic route along the banks of the Rhymney River. The Caerphilly Challenge Series 2013 takes place on 11th May and you can find out more information or book a place on the event by going to The Countryside and Landscape Service website.      
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St David's Day lunchtime concerts
St David’s Day Lunchtime Concerts
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Following on from the success of last years St David’s Day lunchtime concerts, residents are being invited to come along and join in the celebrations at this year’s events. On Friday 1st March, outdoor concerts will take place in Bargoed Emporium Car Park Blackwood Asda (Dragon Circle) Twyn Car Park in Caerphilly Tredegar Park in Risca. All concerts will start at 12 noon. More than 20 local schools will join in the celebration of Welsh history, heritage and language, with performances of traditional folk dancing, singing, recitals and brass and orchestral ensembles. Residents and visitors can also enjoy local community groups including Stagecoach Theatre Arts who will be performing at the events, along with street theatre and giveaways also adding to the mix. Cllr Harry Andrews, Leader of the Council said, “I would encourage as many people as possible to come together and join us as we celebrate the traditional Welsh culture and heritage on the day of Wales’ patron saint”. An abundance of free entertainment from schools, community groups and also ‘Welsh-themed’ stilt walkers will provide an afternoon of entertainment for all. There will also be free entry to Caerphilly Castle on 1 March Each of the lunchtime concerts will conclude with a rousing rendition of the Welsh National Anthem – so why not come along and join in and show we are proud to be Welsh! For further information, please contact the Visit Caerphilly Centre on 029 20 88 00 11 for information on other St David’s Day events across the Caerphilly County Borough.
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ICT Conference – Digital 2013 at Celtic Manor Resort, Newport on 3rd & 4th June
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Learn, be inspired & understand your digital future Whatever your organisation, digital technology is becoming integral to the way you work.  From finding new markets to streamlining services and, the internet has revolutionised the way each and every sector operates. But with daily developments in the world of digital, it can be a full time job to stay ahead. And when the benefits for your business can be measured in pounds and pence, it becomes a critical decision to know whether something is noise or the next big thing. Register your interest in attending Digital 2013, the free Welsh Government event where you can learn, be inspired and understand your digital future. Learn what industry thought-leaders really think about the future and hot topics such as customer engagement, mobile, social media, big data and more, with advice and resources on how to effectively develop a digital culture at the centre of a business strategy. Be inspired by ‘mega’ trends, cutting edge technologies, best practices, hands-on techniques and the practicalities of implementing new user engagement channels, analytical tools and social media technologies through speakers, case studies and workshops. Understand your digital future by meeting like-minded businesses, buyers and suppliers and finding out how they’re harnessing digital technology to win customers, collaborate, deliver services and engage stakeholders. Demand to attend the event is expected to be high and attendance will be invitation only, so register your interest in attending today.  
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Free activity day
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Have you got a skill, hobby, talent or passion? Could it earn you an income? Taste of Enterprise is opening in your local area and could help. Come along to our free activity day and see what it’s all about. Find out if you could work for yourself Free gallery display space Free advertising for your new business venture Free business advice Free benefits advice Free “have a go” activities 48 Hanbury Road, Bargoed CF81 8QW
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Bargoed Library
Financial Support for Business in the Heads of the Valleys area
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Bargoed Library, Hanbury Chapel, Hanbury Road, Bargoed CF81 8QR Your business could be eligible for financial assistance to help it grow and expand.  The Heads of the Valleys Business Seed Capital Fund is only available to businesses and business start-ups that are located in the Heads of the Valleys area of Caerphilly County Borough.  Call in to the Bargoed Library between 10.00 and 2.00 pm to find out whether your business idea or project is eligible for funding support.  Free Event, no appointment needed. For more information call 01443 866222 or e-mail business@caerphilly.gov.uk
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Patrick Monahan
‘Stute Comedy Nights – Patrick Monahan/Eddie Brimson
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Enjoy a great value night out with three of the hottest acts on the UK comedy circuit – it’s stand-up as it should be! Patrick Monahan Patrick Monahan started off on the glamorous Irish/Iranian/Geordie circuit in his native home land of the north east of England before being invited to perform all over the world from as far away as the Adelaide Fringe Comedy festival 2011 in Australia, to Dubia, Doha, Abu Dabhi, Barbados, St Lucia, St Vincent, Spain, France, Luxembourg, Estonia, Ireland, Germany, to the Edinburgh International Festival and various venues and comedy clubs up and down the UK, including the Royal Albert Hall in London! www.patrickmonahan.co.uk Support from Eddie Brimson and compered by Danny Ward. Tickets only £8.00 in advance/£11.00 on the door Book online here
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Blackwood Christmas Fayre
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Saturday 1 December 2012, 9am – 5pm and Sunday 2 December 2012, 10am – 4pm. The Blackwood Christmas Fayre is now entering its third year with the last two years proving to be a great success. Market stalls, animal displays, street entertainment, carol singing & a real reindeer all featured at last year’s event.
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