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, 17 December: Christmas Coffee Morning (with mince pies!) at FRINTON CROSSING COTTAGE. Open from 10am to noon. 
 
Tuesday, 21 January: Winter Coffee Morning at FRINTON CROSSING COTTAGE, 10am to noon. 
 
Tuesday, 18 February: Winter Coffee Morning at FRINTON CROSSING COTTAGE, 10am to noon. 
 
Tuesday, 17 March: Winter Coffee Morning at FRINTON CROSSING COTTAGE, 10am to noon 
 
Tuesday, 14 April: the season of weekly Summer Coffee Mornings starts at FRINTON CROSSING COTTAGE, open from 10am to noon. 
 
Easter Bank Holiday Weekend:  
Friday, 10 April to Monday, 13 April: Walton Maritime Museum, East Terrace, Walton-on-the-Naze, OPEN daily 2pm to 4pm. 
 
 
 
 
Easter Bank Holiday Weekend: Friday, 10 April to Monday, 13 April: Frinton Crossing Cottage Museum & Trevor Bright Railway Museum, both open daily 2-4pm. 
COACH OUTINGS 
 
 
TRIPS ON JAMES STEVENS No. 14: the world’s oldest motor lifeboat 
 
Winter break 
 
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 WINTER/SPRING EVENTS:- 
 
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 FRINTON CROSSING COTTAGE at 11am. 
A donation of £2 towards the cost of the wine would be welcome. 
Thursday, 23 January: 
Fundraising Supper Evening for James Stevens No.14 
at Walton & Frinton Yacht Club, Mill Lane, Walton-on-the-Naze, 
followed by a short slide-show. 
£22 per head: 7pm for 7.30pm. 
For bookings, or if you need transport, please contact Linda Ellis on 01255 852993 or the Trust Secretary via email. 
Tuesday, 4 February: 
Winter Social Evening: 
‘From a Small Suitcase to 24 Years’, a personal perspective of living and working in Hong Kong from 1990 to 2014 by Trust member, Dr Josie Close. 
Her experiences including the opening up of Vietnam in the time of ‘swaps’, Hong Kong’s growing air pollution and environmental concerns, the business sector’s role, and the hand-back of Hong Kong to China in 1997. Venue: McGRIGOR HALL, Frinton-on-Sea at 7.30pm. Admission £3 members, £5 non-members 
Tuesday, 3 March: 
Winter Social Evening: 
‘Variety is the Spice of Life’, a personal illustrated talk by Dr Dick Farrow from Clacton-on-Sea, 
including his life in General Practice, his work with the police, his perspective as principal medical officer at the 1971 Weeley Pop Festival (including film of this famous event), as well as his interest in the theatre and his appearance on the BBC’s One Show.  
Venue: McGRIGOR HALL, Frinton-on-Sea at 7.30pm.  
Admission £3 members, £5 non-members. 
Thursday, 19 March: 
Fundraising Supper Evening for James Stevens No.14 
at FRINTON GOLF CLUB, Frinton-on-Sea 
followed by a short slide-show. 
£23per 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, 7 April: 
Winter Social Evening: ‘Memories of Blowers & Cooper’, 
Frinton’s ironmongery and hardware store from 1903 to 1998. An illustrated talk by Robin Cooper, grandson of its founder, George Cooper (1870-1967). 
Venue: McGRIGOR HALL, Frinton-on-Sea at 7.30pm. 
Admission £2 members, £3 non-members. 
Please make a note now that VE Day will be celebrated on 
Bank Holiday FRIDAY, 8 MAY. 
(There will be no Bank Holiday on Monday, 4 May.) 
 
On the evening of 8 May, Frinton & Walton Heritage Trust plans to light the Naze Beacon, as we have done since 1988 to commemorate significant dates. 
This will be followed on Saturday, 9 May by an exhibition at 
Frinton Crossing Cottage on local events during the Second World War. 
There will also be guided town walks. 
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