Covid-19 FWHT Information.
Coffee mornings and SOCIAL EVENTS are now cancelled. Our Museums at Frinton Crossing Cottage Museum will remain CLOSED until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. If you have an enquiry please email us via our web site. We will be reviewing all our forthcoming events & Museum openings regulary, in the interest of the Health & Safety of our volunteers and visitors. Any further changes to our planned events will be posted on our website.
Tuesday Coffee Mornings in the Garden, 10 a.m. to 12 noon: From 8 June, 2021 we are back in the Cottage Garden every Tuesday morning until the end of September. Unfortunately due to Covid-19 restrictions, we will not be able to open up the Cottage and Railway Museums. However, we will be serving tea, coffee and biscuits and there will be the opportunity of purchasing preserves, plants from the garden or any surplus home grown produce that is donated. We will also have for sale local history books, posters and cards. Come and enjoy the calm and tranquillity of the gardens.
Grand Bric-a-Brac Sale, Saturday 21 August, 2021, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The second of our bric-a-brac sales this summer. This will be not our usual full day event; there will be no admission charge and no refreshments but a donation would be much appreciated. We have small items of furniture as well as the usual bric-a-brac and if restrictions permit, costume jewellery, toiletries, scarves and books. Contact Ian Heard if you have any donations to the bric-a-brac stock on 07747035375; he can arrange collection.
Save the Date – Covid-19 permitting, we hope to run our usual Apple Day Fayre in the autumn on Saturday, 9 October, 2021. Look out for announcements on the website and in the notice board at the Cottage.
The Essex Collection of Art from Latin American (ESCALA) – Thursday, 9 September 2021 at 2 p.m.
Our visit on Thursday, 10 June, 2021 to the University of Essex to see (ESCALA) had to be postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions and the curator has now allocated a new date for the visit. See our last newsletter for full details of this event. Cost: £8 per person to be made at the time of booking. The visit will be limited to 20 trust members. To book your place: put your name on the list at the cottage or contact Linda Ellis, telephone 01255 852993. Final arrangements will be distributed nearer the time of the visit.
Social Evenings in the McGrigor Hall, Fourth Avenue, Frinton-on-Sea, 7:30 p.m.
Admission £2 members, £3 non-members
Tuesday, 5 October 2021 – Counting Birds in the Backwaters by Kevin Marsden
A wide ranging illustrated talk about the wildlife so close to us.
Tuesday, 2 November, 2021 – 80 Years of Frinton Summer Theatre by Jacey Dias
Author of Frinton Summer Theatre : 80 Glorious Years, Jacey, Trustee of the theatre and a member of Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust, will share her insights about the history of the Theatre as well as her experience of researching and writing the book.
Tuesday, 7 December, 2021 – instead of our usual evening social with shared food we are planning a lunch at Frinton Golf Club. Details in the next newsletter and/or on the website.
Tuesday, 1 February, 2022 – Frinton’s Front by John Barter
An introduction and preview of our long awaited book, Postcards from . . . Frinton’s Front
Tuesday, 1 March, 2022 – Coast to Coast by David Bavister
An illustrated talk about a walk undertaken in support of charities in Kenya.
Tuesday, 5 April. 2022 – Memories of Blowers and Cooper, 1903 to 1998 by Robin Cooper
Robin, grandson of Blowers and Cooper founder, George Cooper, will share his memories of Frinton’s ironmongers and hardware store and its history in an illustrated talk.
New Year’s Day Walk
Saturday, 1 January, 2022 - led by Mike Talbot. Details in the next newsletter and/or on the website.
Please Note: Would Trust members please bring their membership cards to social evenings
and when visiting the Museums (members free - non-members £2 for the museums, social events are various).