Frinton & Walton 
Heritage Trust  

Forthcoming Events 

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). 
 
Interested in becoming a member then download a form or contact us - membership.secretary@fwheritage.co.uk 
 
Weekly coffee mornings and open museums at FRINTON CROSSING COTTAGE every Tuesday throughout the summer from 10am to 12 noon. Plant & produce stalls. 
 
Tuesday, 15 October: Winter Coffee Mornings commence on the third Tuesday of every month, at FRINTON CROSSING COTTAGE, Station Approach, Frinton-on-Sea. Open from 10am to noon. 
 
Tuesday, 17 December: Christmas Coffee Morning (with mince pies!) at FRINTON CROSSING COTTAGE. Open from 10am to noon. 
 
This year’s summer exhibition in The Cottage is ‘Below Stairs' 
 
The new summer exhibitions in the Trevor Bright Railway Museum are 'Carriages of the World', 'German Railway Bridges' and, more local, 'Clacton-on-Sea'. Also opened Bank Holiday Weekend: Saturday, 24 August to Monday, 26 August 
 
A new exhibition, ‘By the Seaside’, highlights a wide variety of activities - from traditional beach-based entertainments and pier variety shows to sports, drama societies and music concerts that were part of Walton and Frinton’s summer seasons from the 1880s to the 1940s and which were popular with residents and holidaymakers alike.  
 
Open from 2pm to 4pm daily throughout the summer. 
Monday, 30 September closes for the winter. 
COACH OUTINGS 
 
 
TRIPS ON JAMES STEVENS No. 14: the world’s oldest motor lifeboat 
 
Saturday, 20 July: Sunday, 21 July: 
James Stevens No.14 will be making short trips around Brightlingsea Harbour at the town’s annual regatta between 11am and 4pm. Bookings will be taken on the day. 
 
Wednesday, 24 July: ***FULLY BOOKED*** A two-hour afternoon trip  
£22 per person. Depart 3pm. Booking details are at the end of this section. 
 
Sunday, 28 July: An evening trip to Harwich & Felixstowe Ports.  
£30 per person. Depart 6pm, return 9pm. 
 
Sunday, 4 August: A half-day trip to Shotley Marina with a one-hour stop in Shotley to take lunch at the Shipwreck Restaurant or relax on the terrace overlooking Felixstowe Port.  
£30 per person. Depart 11am, return 3pm. Booking details are below 
 
Saturday, 17 August and Sunday, 18 August : A full day trip on James Stevens No.14, the world’s oldest motor lifeboat, up the River Orwell leaving at 8am and arriving at Ipswich Sea Festival at around 11am and then departing at 3pm. This allows time to enjoy this annual event. £40 per person. Booking details Below. 
 
Wednesday, 21 August: A two-hour afternoon trip around Horsey Island and Walton’s Backwaters.  
£22 per person. Depart 2pm. Booking details are at the end of this section. 
 
Saturday, 31 August: A day trip to Mistley Marina with a one-hour stop to take lunch or picnic. A new opportunity to visit this location where many sailing barges were built.  
£40 per person. Depart 10am, return by 4.30pm. Booking details are at the end of this section. 
 
Saturday, 7 September: A two-hour afternoon trip around Horsey Island and Walton’s Backwaters. 
£22 per person. Depart 4pm. Booking details are at the end of this section. 
 
Sunday, 15 September: A day trip up the River Orwell stopping at Shotley, Pin Mill or Wolverstone for one hour to take lunch or picnic, viewing Felixstowe Port on the way. £35 per person. Depart 10 am, return by 4pm.  
 
Sunday, 29 September: A two-hour morning trip around Horsey Island and Walton’s Backwaters.  
£22 per person. Depart 11am. Booking details are at the end of this section. 
 
Saturday, 5 October: A three-hour trip on James Stevens No.14, around Horsey Island and Walton’s Backwaters. Bring your scope and binoculars. £30 per person.  
Depart 1pm. Booking details are at the end of this section. 
 
Saturday, 19 October: A three-hour trip around Horsey Island and Walton’s Backwaters.  
Bring your telescope and binoculars. £30 per person.  
Depart 11am. Booking details are at the end of this section. 
 
Unless stated, all trips depart from Titchmarsh Marina, Coles Lane, Walton on the Naze, CO14 8SL. 
 
 
Booking information for James Stevens No.14. 
Email jsbookings@fwheritage.co.uk or phone Brian on 07836 340315 with the following information. 
Preferred date………. 
Destination…………. 
Name of contact person....... 
Number of passengers including contact person………………….(Max 12). 
Ages of any children under 14  
Any special needs to be aware of?....... 
Contact tel No…………… 
Email address…………… 
All trips are subject to weather and skipper availability on the day. 
If you require a special date, please contact us. We carry up to 12 passengers for those requiring a private booking. 
Unless stated, all trips depart from Titchmarsh Marina, Coles Lane, Walton on the Naze, CO14 8SL. 
 
To join the Trust and become a member. 
Membership forms available at the Frinton Cottage Museum Tuesday coffee mornings 10am-12noon or download here.  
SPECIAL SUMMER EVENTS:- 
Thursday, 15 August: A Guided Coastal Walk of Frinton, led by Trust historian, Roger Kennell. 
 
An easy-paced walk to The Walings and along the sea wall towards the halfway point to Holland Haven. We will stop for Roger to relate stories of the defence of this shoreline from the threat of invasion over the last 150 years. The walk is mainly on level ground, but there are some steps down towards the lower promenade, so those intending to walk should be able to cope with this.  
Max. 20 people.  
Meet on the Frinton Greensward opposite Connaught Avenue at 10.30am.  
Cost per person: member £4, non-member £8.  
To book, email kate8collins@yahoo.co.uk or phone 07840 987861 and leave a message. 
Thursday, 12 September: Anniversary Dinner to celebrate 35 years of Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust at FRINTON GOLF CLUB.  
 
The Jasper Ceilidh Band will provide the music for some light barn dancing (with caller). To help the staff and make sure your food is served hot, there will be a seating plan. Tables will seat eight and if you wish to share your table with friends please let us know. 
 
To book a place, please complete the form below with your choice of food and return it to Linda Ellis with a cheque for the appropriate amount made payable to Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust. A stamped addressed envelope for your ticket(s) would be appreciated. 
Tuesday, 1 October:  
 
First Winter Social Evening with actor, David Webb.  
His illustrated presentation is entitled 
“My Life as a Yellowcoat at Maplins Holiday Camp” 
 
David had a long and successful career with his twin brother, Tony, in show business and in the BBC sitcom of the 1980s, Hi-De-Hi.  
Venue: McGRIGOR HALL, Frinton-on-Sea 7.30pm.  
Admission £5 members, £8 non-members. 
Saturday, 12 October: Apple Day at FRINTON CROSSING COTTAGE. 10.30am to 2pm.  
 
Please support the Trust for our main autumn fundraising event. Apples, plants, produce, cakes, preserves, bric-a-brac, books, toiletries and jewellery required.  
 
Contact Ann Gladwell on 01255 852914 for more information or to arrange collection of donations. 
Tuesday, 5 November: Winter Social Evening with Dr Simon Cox, former President of the Essex Birdwatching Society and licensed bird-ringer.  
 
His presentation, illustrated with his brilliant photography, is entitled ‘Circle to Circle in Search of Birds’. It follows his travels to the Equator and the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.  
 
 
Venue: McGRIGOR HALL, Frinton-on-Sea at 7.30pm.  
Admission £5 members, £8 non-members. 
Thursday, 21 November: Fundraising Supper Evening for James Stevens No.14 at THE RED LION, KIRBY-LE-SOKEN followed by a short slide-show.  
 
£22 per head; 7 pm for 7.30 pm.  
 
For bookings, or if you need transport, please contact Linda Ellis on 01255 852993 or via email secretary@fwheritage.co.uk. 
Tuesday, 3 December: Christmas Social Evening.  
We will be entertained by talented local singer, Lisa Strong, prior to our Christmas Supper.  
Please bring a plate of food to share as usual.  
Venue: McGRIGOR HALL, Frinton-on-Sea at 7.30pm.  
Admission £3 members, £5 non-members. 
Wednesday, 1 January 2020: New Year’s Day Walk led by Mike Talbot followed by mulled wine and your shared food back at the Cottage.  
Meet at the CROSSING COTTAGE at 11am.  
Donations towards the wine would be welcome. 
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