Plough Sunday is alive and well in Thaxted!
Wednesday 19 January 2022
Always first to the draw, we gave you plenty of advance notice of Thaxted’s Plough Sunday service… and what an event it was, as our star man Gordon Ridgewell demonstrates with these photographs. He tells us the story: “It wasn’t the Red Arrows attracting the crowds at Thaxted on Sunday but a Tractor Drive-By. “Some […] Read more >
Make a date for Plough Sunday service at Thaxted
Thursday 25 November 2021
We like to be ahead of the game at CPRE Essex, so here’s advance warning of a special event early next year… Plough Sunday is the traditional English celebration of the start of the agricultural year – it generally involves the bringing of a ploughshare (cutting blade) into a church, where there will be prayers […] Read more >