Contact Thaxted Festival


Phone: 01371 831421

​In person: 10 Watling Street, Thaxted, CM6 2PE

Opening hours: 9.30 – 12.30, Tuesdays and Fridays from Tuesday 9 April until Friday 12 July.

Our location

The Thaxted Festival takes place in the medieval Parish Church of the beautiful Essex town of Thaxted, easily accessible from the M11 and Stansted Airport. The town’s main free car park is in Margaret Street, CM6 2QN and there is an additional free car park in Park Street CM6 2ND. Overflow parking is at the Recreation Ground, Newbiggen Street CM6 2QT (about five minutes’ walk), with limited space at Bolford Street Hall and the United Reformed Church, both CM6 2PY.


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All concerts are accessible for wheelchair users. Ramps are provided for wheelchair access, and wheelchair spaces are available to book for all concerts. The ticket price for a wheelchair space includes one companion seat. Please call the office to discuss any specific requirements, particularly in the context of this historic church building. Limited disabled parking for blue-badge holders only is available at the Church by prior reservation, which must be made by telephone at the time of booking. (Please leave a telephone message out of our office hours, and we will return your call as soon as possible.)


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2019 concerts

Thaxted Festival concerts

See full details of our 2019 concerts along with photos & videos of the performers. Read more >

Music Lovers

Thaxted Festival Music Lovers scheme

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Booking info

Thaxted Festival booking information

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

"Thaxted Festival is right up there with the very best in providing quality performances in classical and jazz genres."

"My thanks to all the volunteers who work hard to give us hours of wonderful music … the highlight of my musical year!"

"This was our first time at Thaxted Festival and we would like to return again. Thank you for organizing such a wonderful event."