Our calendar of upcoming events.

25 May 2019

Pencoedtre Fields Barry Bank Holiday Fun Fair

Billy Danter’s Fun Fair presented by James Danter returns to Barry for the Whitsun bank holiday and half term break.

“This is the first time our Fun Fair has visited Pencoedtre Fields”

Opening Dates & Times

  • Saturday 25 May until Sunday 2 June
  • Open daily from 12 noon until 8pm
  • For latest info check out James’ Face Book page
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“Special Daily Deal! All Children Ride just £1. Adult Rides just £2 per person”

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29 June 2019

Bournville Village Festival

Bournville Village Festival is held on the beautiful Cadburys Chocolate Factory Recreation Ground. With the classic architecture of the Crick  Club over looking the event, May Pole Dancing, Craft Stalls, Food Stalls, Family Fun Fair & Games. The festival has a lovely atmosphere.

“A great family day out with a fantastic fire work display at the end of the night”

The Famous Bourneville May Pole Dance

The Festival is run by Bournville Council and opens from 1:30pm through to 11pm on Saturday 29 June.

There are many attractions, including:

  • Craft Market
  • Side Stalls
  • Flower & Craft Show
  • Traditional Maypole Dancing
  • Family Fun Fair
  • Grand Firework display

Few pictures from 2016:)

Traditional Ferris Wheel

Traditional Ferris Wheel

Cadburys layout

11 July 2019

Montpellier Gardens Summer Fun Fair

Danter’s Fun Fair will be visiting the beautiful Montpellier Gardens from Thursday 11 to Sunday 14 July.

“The Summer Fun Fair has been visting Montpellier Gardens for over 50 years. Making it Cheltenham’s oldest Fair”

 More details coming soon

Opening times

  • Thursday from 4 – 10:30 pm
  • Friday from       4 – 10:30 pm
  • Saturday from  12 noon – 10:30 pm
  • Sunday from     12 noon – 9 pm

Travelling to the Montpellier Gardens GL50 1UZ

By Bus

Montpellier Gardens is located on a number of main bus routes into Cheltenham. There are bus stops on the main road (A4015) oppresite the Rotunda at the main entrance to the gardens, and another on Montpellier Terrace.

Useful links: Stagecoach services and Local bus services

By Road

The gardens have two formal entrances on Montpellier Walk. The gardens are also accessible from Montpellier Spa Road and Montpellier Terrace. No car parking facilities are available within the gardens, but onstreet parking is available on the surrounding roads.

Cheltenham Park & Ride services information to the town centre here. Please note, these only run in the day time.


Dodgem circa 1970

Dodgem at Montpellier Gardens circa 1970


26 July 2019

The Big Cheese Festival Caerphilly

Set in the shadows of Caerphilly Castle, the second largest Castle in Britain, The Big Cheese festival brings together local and regional Welsh food & drink producers in one of the largest travelling food halls in the country. With a dedicated cheese market featuring quality cheese producers from all over the country.

“The Big Cheese is a FREE event. Opening Friday evening 26th July from 3pm until our spectacular fireworks finale at 10pm. A full programme starts at 11am on Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th July. (Stalls and Food Halls are open Saturday and Sunday only)”

“Entertainment is the life and soul of the festival with live music acts, choirs and dancers. Caerphilly Castle is transformed into a medieval encampment with re-enactment displays and battles.”

“Visit our huge traditional funfair and craft stalls lining the Castle’s moat. Children’s activities are plentiful with animal encounters, crafts, displays and much more.”

This great event is run by Caerphilly Council with the Fun Fair being run by Sayers Amusements.

The Danter family have the pleasure of attending this great event with a number of attractions. The Extreme Ride debuted here when new in 2010, being delivered straight from the factory. It is one of South Wales Permier Fairs now and as such, attracts the top attractions.

Opening times

  • Friday 26th 3pm-10pm – The Great Cheese Race (6.30pm start), music entertainment programme (6pm – 10pm), funfair (3pm – 10pm) and Firework display (10.00pm)
  • Sat 27th & Sun 28th from 11am – The Big Cheese Entertainment programme includes: The Reenactment displays, musical entertainment, educational activities, two food halls, craft stalls, animal marquees, traditional funfair plus lots more.
  • Please see your Caerphilly Council web site for full details.

The Big Cheese 2016 video review


Social media links

Big Cheese site map

8 August 2019

Lakefest 2019


“Lakefest returns to the beauty of Eastnor Deer Park, from August 8th-11th. Since 2011 we’ve been building a music festival for families to enjoy and for 2019 we’re stepping things up a gear. Our promise is to deliver everything our visitors have come to know and love, but with lots of exciting new additions”

“Our vibe will always encompass that feeling of togetherness, and celebrate a return to the roots of what we believe a festival should be”

Billy Danter’s Fun Fair will be presenting a range of attractions to entertain and thrill the festival goers.

More information

Lakefest official web site


Link to Lakefest web site for TICKETS



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