Contact Thaxted Festival


Phone: 01371 831421 (Answerphone outside the office opening hours below. We will get back to you as soon as possible.)

​Personal callers: 10 Watling Street, Thaxted, CM6 2PE

We are open for taking bookings from personal callers on the following mornings from Tuesday 14 April until Friday 10 July 2020: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9.30 to 12.30. (The office is usually also staffed at these times throughout the year, when we should be available to respond to telephone and email enquiries.)


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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.


Click here for Festival Parking Map >


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.)

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."