• strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/thaxtedc/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 879.
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For over 1000 years people have lived in and visited one of this country's finest towns. With its famous Guildhall, magnificent Church and restored Windmill set against a backdrop of Medieval houses it is considered the jewel in the crown of Essex.

Thaxted is a small country town with a recorded history which dates back to before the Domesday Book. Yet although the town is full of considerable architectural interest, its attraction as a place to visit arises just as much from the special character of the town as a community. Thaxted has no artificial tourist attractions; it remains today what is has been for the last ten centuries - a thriving town which moves with the times, but also treats its heritage from the past with great respect. The past and the present come together in Thaxted as part of the daily life of everyone in the town.

Many visitors and residents know Thaxted for its connection with the Thaxted Morris Men and for the Thaxted Festival.  These links take you to their websites.

Thaxted today has a variety of shops, restaurants, pubs and other businesses which serve the needs of resident and visitor alike, making the town a centre for trade and commerce today, as it has been for 1000 years.

This new Website has been setup for both visitors and residents.  The tabs at the top of the page will start your discovery of our town - many aspects cross over both areas so please investigate the whole of our site.

A search facility is accessed at the bottom of each page - use this to find particular information quickly.

The Calendar links to more details on events and the organisations running them.

 
While we hope this website is fully functional we know there are aspects which need further work. The website team would welcome your observations.

This website looks best on modern browsers such as IE8, Firefox or Chrome.  If you are using an older browser there may be some visual artifacts in some places.  If you find that these disrupt your experience, please get in touch with the website team.

Any local group is able to apply to have their own space on the site and we also need you to keep the diary up to date by letting us have your events.

The Parish Council Website Committee would like to acknowledge the work done to create this new site : Adam for the graphic concept, Helen for text inputting and Casey for page design and the new photographs.

Mike (Chairman)