Today is June 18, 2018

Thaxted Summer Fayre

Sat, June 23 | Time: 11AM - 4PM

Thaxted Fayre Trust are well underway with plans for this year's Annual Summer Fayre. These include: stalls, dog show, tug-of-war, bouncy castle, face painting, presentations from local groups, tombola, bar and more. Put the date in your diary and don't miss this fun family event!

Ely Cathedral Kaleidoscope Of Life Flower Festival

Sun, June 24

June 21st to 24th. Thaxted Flower Club are taking part in Ely Cathedral’s Kaleidoscope of Life Flower Festival. They have a place in the main aisle of the cathedral, so do stop by and see what they can do! If you would like to join the Club or just see what they do, please go along on the 1st Tuesday of the month (excepting January and August) to the United Reform Church, Bolford Street, Thaxted for a 7.30pm start. Visitors are charged £5 which includes refreshments. Please visit the-trumpet.co.uk/thaxted-flower-club for more information.

From the Hazely Brick Earth: Agriculture in North-West Essex

Sat, June 30

Saffron Walden Museum

27 Jan - 29 July 2018. An exhibition exploring rural life and trades in north-west Essex from the past to the present. “Hazely Brick Earth” is an old Essex dialect term for the rich soil found in Essex. This soil has provided livelihoods for Essex people through agriculture and rural trades for centuries. This exhibition will explore how agriculture and rural trade has changed, or continued in its traditions, from the past to the present day, through photographs and objects from the museum’s social history collection. Please visit saffronwaldenmuseum.org.uk for more information.

Thaxted WI Monthly Meeting

Wed, July 04 | Time: 7.30PM

United Reform Church, Thaxted

7.30pm arrival for a 7.45pm start. Join the 'Guildhall Girls' for this month's meeting where guest speaker Amanda Waples (a member of the Thaxted Flower Club) will be giving a ‘Birthday Party’ demonstration, including making a birthday cake and cupcakes out of flowers! There will be tea / coffee refreshment provided and guests are welcome - simply print a voucher in order to attend your first session for free from guildhallgirls.com .

From the Hazely Brick Earth: Agriculture in North-West Essex

Sun, July 29

Saffron Walden Museum

27 Jan - 29 July 2018. An exhibition exploring rural life and trades in north-west Essex from the past to the present. “Hazely Brick Earth” is an old Essex dialect term for the rich soil found in Essex. This soil has provided livelihoods for Essex people through agriculture and rural trades for centuries. This exhibition will explore how agriculture and rural trade has changed, or continued in its traditions, from the past to the present day, through photographs and objects from the museum’s social history collection. Please visit saffronwaldenmuseum.org.uk for more information.

Thaxted WI Monthly Meeting

Wed, August 01 | Time: 7.30PM

United Reform Church, Thaxted

7.30pm arrival for a 7.45pm start. Join the 'Guildhall Girls' for this month's meeting where guest speaker Richard Wenley will give a light-hearted account of what is involved in running a department store, illustrated by some amusing anecdotes! There will be tea / coffee refreshment provided and guests are welcome - simply print a voucher in order to attend your first session for free from guildhallgirls.com .

Talliston Presents: Brighid's Flame - Irish Storytelling Evening

Sat, August 04 | Time: 2.30PM AND 6PM

Talliston House & Gardens, Gt Dunmow

Bríghid’s Flame are Kevan Manwaring & Chantelle Smith, both specialists in bardic tales and song. THE SHOWS: In Forged From The Flames, Chantelle introduces you to the wealth of inspiration behind The Hallows, from the trip to Ireland that brought the places in the myths and legends to life, to the traditional songs and stories passed down through the ages. The second show is called The Hallows, a tale from the future in the ancient storytelling tradition. Please visit https://tallistonhq.wixsite.com/talliston/storytelling for more information.

Thaxted WI Monthly Meeting

Wed, September 05 | Time: 7.30PM

United Reform Church, Thaxted

7.30pm arrival for a 7.45pm start. Join the 'Guildhall Girls' for this month's meeting where guest speaker Debbie from Belly Belles will give a talk on belly dancing with a demonstration and a short taster session! There will be tea / coffee refreshment provided and guests are welcome - simply print a voucher in order to attend your first session for free from guildhallgirls.com .

Thaxted WI Monthly Meeting

Wed, October 03 | Time: 7.30PM

United Reform Church, Thaxted

7.30pm arrival for a 7.45pm start. Join the 'Guildhall Girls' for this month's meeting where guest speaker Kate Cole will be talking about the witches of Elizabethan Essex. There will be tea / coffee refreshment provided and guests are welcome - simply print a voucher in order to attend your first session for free from guildhallgirls.com .