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:
Open every Tuesday until October 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 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 or Ann Gladwell on 01255 852914 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 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 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. Donations of bottles, cakes and produce welcome to Ann Gladwell on 01255 852914.
PLEASE, PLEASE, BAKE, MAKE, and SORT, ready for our events.
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
Race to Save the Naze
Sunday, 28 August, Walton Town Show, 12 noon to 5pm.
Bath House Meadow, Walton-on-the-Naze.
Co-organised by Walton Forum and Naze Protection Society, Proceeds in aid of the Naze.
Bands, Food, Games, Classic Cars, Raffle plus Naze Heritage Organisations.
The Trust will be supporting this event. Come along and see our special display in the Marquee.
Social Evenings in the McGrigor Hall, Fourth Avenue, Frinton-on-Sea: 7:30 p.m;
Tuesday, 4 October - Meat Through the Ages by Jon Wright
Jon, Frinton's local buthcher, is a fine shot and authority on all types of game and meat. He will guide us through the consumption of meats, discussing the various cuts and their uses.
Tuesday, 1 November - Talking of theatre by John D Collins
John will be talking about his time as an actor with some emphasis of his time in Frinton and will generally entertain us. John helped to run the Frinton Summer Theatre in the early 1960s and has been involved with the theatre while pursuing a television and national acting career.
Admission £3 members, £5 non-members
Xmas Diary Date - Members Trust Christmas Lunch at Frinton Golf Club
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 places. Contributions (books, unwanted gifts, wine or spirits always popular) to the raffle prizes. Please contact Tony Barrett, telephone 01255 674678 and a menu will be sent to you as soon as it is available. Full details will be in the next Newsletter.
(CANCELLED) Thursday, 14th July 2022 - The Colne Valley Railway (CVR) (CANCELLED)
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 - Moot 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 visitors will 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).