Frinton & Walton 
Heritage Trust  
 

Forthcoming Events 

 
Please note all events must be considered ‘provisional’ and are subject to any government restrictions 
 
Frinton’s Crossing Cottage Garden, Station Approach, Frinton-on-Sea: 
 
Tuesday Coffee Mornings in the Garden, 10 a.m. to 12 noon: Our Winter Coffee Morning will be suspended for the rest of the season due to refurbishment of the Cottage. We will back in action from May bank holiday weekend and open every Tuesday until October from 3 May, 2022. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available and there will be the opportunity of purchasing preserves, plants from the garden or any surplus home grown produce that is donated. Also there will be local history books, posters and cards for sale. Come and enjoy the calm and tranquillity of the gardens. 
 
Following the successful format of our smaller fayres during the last year, we have decided to continue this through 2022. There will be no admission charge but a donation would be much appreciated and refreshments will be available. Please note the following dates in your diaries: 
 
Grand Bric-a-Brac Sale, Saturday 18 June, 2022 - 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
 
The first of our bric-a-brac sales this summer. We usually have small items of furniture as well as the usual bric-a-brac, costume jewellery, toiletries, scarves. If you have any donations to the bric-a-brac stock, contact Ian Heard on 07747035375 to arrange collection, or bring it into the Cottage on a Tuesday morning. 
 
Grand Bric-a-Brac Sale, Saturday 13 August, 2022 - 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
 
The second of our bric-a-brac sales this summer with small items of furniture as well as the usual bric-a-brac, costume jewellery, toiletries, scarves. If you have any donations to the bric-a-brac stock, contact Ian Heard on 07747035375 to arrange collection, or bring it into the Cottage on a Tuesday morning. 
 
Save the Date – Garden Produce Fayre in the autumn on Saturday, 15 October, 2022 when we will be selling the garden’s apples together with homemade preserves, cakes and plants. We will also run our every popular Bottle Tombola to raise funds for the Trust. 
 
Social Evenings in the McGrigor Hall, Fourth Avenue, Frinton-on-Sea, 7:30 p.m. 
 
Admission £2 members, £3 non-members 
TBA 
 
Tuesday, 31 May. 2022 – Annual General Meeting, McGrigor Hall, 7 p.m. for 7:30 p.m. 
All members are urged to attend and play a part in the future role of the Trust.  
 
Xmas Diary Date - The Trust Christmas Lunch 
This is booked for Tuesday, 13th December 2022. The happy, social format at Frinton Golf Club will be similar to that which was so successful last year. Please book your table early and safeguard your contribution (books, unwanted gifts, wine or spirits always popular) to the raffle prizes. 
 
So, my final words are, PLEASE, PLEASE, BAKE, MAKE, and SORT, ready for our first event of the season. 
 
Ann Gladwell; Event Co-ordinator 01255 852914 
 
IMPORTANT PS; Rachel Baldwin urgently needs more, one pound jam jars, to continue her good work of creating preserving miracles in pots! Bring them to the Cottage Gardens on any Tuesday morning between 10 and 12 
 
Summer Outings 
 
Thursday, 14th July 2022 - The Colne Valley Railway (CVR) 
Castle Hedingham Station, Halstead CO9 3DZ. This heritage railway includes one mile long running with fully reconstructed station, signal box and railway yard. Cost £12 to include guided tour, trip on a train, signal box inspection and a look at our own Fire Tender, currently on loan to CVR. Other rail artifacts on view.  
 
Wednesday, 10th August 2022 - Mount Hall, High Street, Colchester. 
Numbers limited to 16 Trust members (if Interested in becoming a Trust member, 'click here') - £8 per person. This visit to the Town Hall in Colchester has been arranged with a start time of 11.00. The visit will be led by a Blue Cross Guide. All visitorswill need to make their own way. 
 
Book Now. Places on both trips are limited and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Please book with Tony by telephone 01255 674678.  
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 
 
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. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
open for appointments 
 
 
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