Thaxted Festival 2020

Welcome to Thaxted Festival 2020. Our season runs over four weekends from 19 June to 12 July. With something for everyone, we offer classical orchestral concerts, piano and vocal soloists, choral works, jazz, acoustic guitars, organ works, our relaxed Family Concert, and 1920s swing, all in the superb surroundings of Thaxted’s historic Parish Church, featuring today’s leading performers.

Priority booking starts on 17 February 2020 for Thaxted Music Lovers, with general booking from 6 April. Find out more about booking, explore our events and sample our performers’ work, through the links on this page. All our events are bookable online. We look forward to seeing you in Thaxted!


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Thaxted Parish Church has been described as the finest parish church in the country and provides the perfect venue for the Thaxted Festival. The town itself offers hospitality and refreshment, and many scenic picnic opportunities, so that there is nowhere better to enjoy a summer evening of music!​

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2020 concerts

Thaxted Festival concerts

See full details of our 2020 concerts along with photos & videos of the performers. Read more >

Music Lovers

Thaxted Festival Music Lovers scheme

Join our Music Lovers scheme and get exclusive benefits including priority booking. Read more >

Booking info

Thaxted Festival booking information

All you need to know about securing your place at this year's Thaxted Festival. Read more >

"The quality of the musicianship is always excellent … I am prepared to go beyond my usual musical boundaries and have yet to be disappointed."

"A world-class experience with the added enjoyment of tea and cake in the interval."

"We like the diverse range of music and performers. We are lucky to have such high quality performers in a fantastic setting so close to home. Thank you!"

"It is a fantastic festival with people travelling from far and wide … a great annual event for Thaxted to be proud of."

"It was a brilliant evening … thought the quality superb. I will definitely be booking again."