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A Postcard From Thaxted, Essex - 7th May 2017

The morning after the BSCC bike ride, we go for a wander around Thaxted. Whilst there, we visit the church just after a service to find the organ being played by Christopher Bayston, the Organist and Director of Music at the church - a post previously held by Gustav Holst, composer of the famous "The Planets" suite.

next album: The Diss Organ Festival, Diss, Norfolk - 14th May 2017
previous album: The Last-Ever Brome Swan Cycle Club Weekend Away Bike Ride, Thaxted, Essex - 6th May 2017

The boys steal our bed

Walking down Thaxted High Street

A dog has a wee on a K6 phone box

A progressively-stacked building

Thaxted is all scaffolding

A disused telephone exchange

We head up to the church

Thaxted church

Wooden mushrooms

Fred stands on a tree stump

The boys are up a tree

Back to the windmill

Harry thinks he's discovered a secret underground world

Thaxted Windmill

Fred looks out over the fields

Horses in a flowered field

The vicar tried to put out the incense on the grass

The Swan hotel

Nice flowers by the church entrance

Christopher Bayston plays the famous H. C. Lincoln Organ

The nave of Thaxted church

The manuals of the Lincoln organ

On the edge of Saffron Walden is an old Gas Works

Spot the graffiti cat

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The boys steal our bed