Last weekend was a busy one at the Club. A sell-out bingo and curry evening, hosted by yours truly. Well, we had some winners, quite a lot of heckling and some terrible prizes. And it was SO much fun we’re going to do it all over again in June. Looks like the popular demand was for a summer BBQ. We’ll work on the details. For now? Please reserve the date in your diary… Friday 9th June! More details soon.

Then on Sunday we hosted two sell-out Frinton Jazz Club gigs. To amazing audience acclaim, Derek Nash and his wonderful band were off the chart amazing! They’ll be back at the Club on Sunday June 11th from 1.30pm with jazz singer sensation Jo Harrop and the Chris Ingham Quartet. Please do book early. These events sell out and you don’t want to miss the opportunity to hear and see world class musicians perform at such close quarters. Details HERE.

At the beginning of April, we’ll have to revise our bar prices. Why not take advantage of the amazing value before this happens? And yes, of course we’ll ensure any gains from the Budget feed through… but that drop in Duty for ale doesn’t occur until August. But we still have some of the keenest prices for beers, spirits, wines and soft drinks in the area! Cheers (please drink responsibly yada yada).

Roast Sunday Lunch
Our Mother’s Day Sunday lunch has sold out. If you want to be put on the waitlist or for last minute availability please do get in touch with Rebecca@fosltc.com

Easter Roast Lunch | Sunday 9th April
Let’s celebrate this Easter at FOSLTC! Invite your family and friends and treat yourself to a delicious two-course meal at our clubhouse. As you already know, our lunches are very popular so please book your table as soon as possible. Chef has put together a special menu and there may even be some chocolate involved! Menu details and for online bookings HERE or please get in touch with Rebecca.

Just a reminder of a few other dates for your diaries…

Croquet Lawn – Official Opening | Saturday 25th March
Ribbon cutting at 1.30pm followed by a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party Croquet Event – details HERE.

Club Open Day | Saturday 20th May – 10am – 4pm

Club Open Day FREE Tennis tournament

The first tennis tournament of 2023 will be taking place during our Open Day!
It’s FREE to enter so we are hoping to see as many of you as possible! Non-members are welcome to play as well, so please spread the word! Please sign up HERE.

The Frinton Triangle Tournament is back!
Bringing the Cricket, Golf and Tennis Clubs together for a celebration of our town’s amazing sporting clubs! Why not take part? Or, at least put the dates in your diary to pop down to spectate. Building on last year’s success, we really hope you’ll get involved and support this event as we build it, along with the generous sponsorship by SPL to make it an annual fixture and a success for all our clubs. We’ve spread out the dates to allow us all to make more of the events and enjoy reciprocal hospitality with our fellow clubs.

It’s a wonderful opportunity for participants and members to enjoy reciprocal hospitality and there will be a trophy to play for too!

Here’s what we need. 11 players for cricket, 4 players for tennis, 4 players for croquet and 8 players for golf.

Rules will be explained but for now, treat this as an opportunity to exercise your other sporting talents and choose a discipline! We need team captains who will take responsibility for putting together their team. Please get your names down on the board in the Club or contact Bill: billgreeno358@btinternet.com

Golf – Sunday 25th June at 3pm

Cricket – Sunday 9th July at 12 Noon

Tennis /Croquet – Sunday 23rd July at 2pm

As we head towards Easter, so we’ll be holding a number of tennis and squash camps for our junior Members.

More info HERE.

Colchester and District | Tennis League
Have you put your name down yet? if not, sign-up sheets are now on the notice board. The Club did really well in last year’s competition so please do get involved and help our teams to win some trophies again this year!

Club Tennis continues and you’re welcome to join in. Details from the office. Meanwhile if you’re looking for coaching, Pete and his team from Neet Academy will be happy to help – details HERE.

Whether it’s squash or racketball we have both available, and coaching too at the Club and Club Nights too. All the details from the office or HERE.

As you’re probably aware we have a fantastic gym with top-of the range Technogym equipment. but that’s not the only aspect of our gym because classes (fitness, yoga, spin etc) can be a fun addition and are becoming in increasingly popular. Please do come and see us or book yourself in for a class HERE.

Brand New Pilates Class on Mondays at 6:45pm
Busy working all day or looking after your little ones? Our brand new evening class will help you to relax and unwind! Pilates is great for strengthening and toning with a focus on your core and for increasing your flexibility.
Monday 6:45pm • Tuesday 10am • Wednesday 9:30am • Thursday 6:45pm
Book your class now, non-members welcome!

Walking Football
Our walking footballers meet twice a week and if you’re over 55 and interested? They’re always happy to welcome new players!

With the imminent formal opening of our new Croquet Lawn, we’re gearing up for a busy summer. If you’re interested in finding our more about the game, the rules or how to play? Do get in touch with Richard and Ann who would be happy to introduce you to the game and to other Members.

That’s it for now. Have a great week!

James Max
Club Chairman


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