This week we’ve hosted the ITF Masters Tennis Tournament at the Club which concludes on Saturday. The weather hasn’t always played ball. Nevertheless, we hope visitors, spectators and Members have enjoyed a week of fabulous competitive tennis and had an enjoyable sporting and social time at the Club. As we reach the finals there will be some super tennis to watch in the coming days. And in the bar, we’ll have Wimbledon on the big screen too. 

Talking of social, fancy a drink at the bar and a Club made pizza? 

Pizza Night Tonight | Open Invitation! 

Starting at 6pm tonight (Thursday), Chef will be serving his delicious freshly made pizzas from the pizza truck which will be located in the car park. Please join us for some tasty pizza and drinks! Full games night (with pizza) will be back next Thursday. Here’s what’s on offer. 

Marinara £8 V Vg
Tomato sauce, extra virgin olive oil, oregano & garlic

Margherita £9
Tomato sauce, fior di latte mozzarella

Pepperoni £10.50
Tomato sauce, fior di mozzarella, plenty of pepperoni, basil, oregano, olive oil

Ham & Mushroom £11
Tomato sauce, fior di mozzarella, ham & mushroom


Club Merchandise

In recent years, the Club has launched its own branded sportswear range. Should you need some kit (NOW) do visit David in our pro shop and stock up on some funky pieces from our Club sportswear collection. We’re celebrating our 125th anniversary this year and have designed some limited edition merch which is on sale to mark the occasion. While most items are available in the shop, do visit our online store to see the full range HERE.

Daily, Weekly and Monthly Visitor Passes

Whether you’re spending your summer in Frinton or just visiting for the day, our short-term visitor passes offer the ultimate flexibility to enjoy our Club’s facilities. Including tennis, squash, croquet and our heated swimming pool. You can purchase these passes by contacting Kim@fosltc.com at the office for weekly and monthly passes, or from the bar staff for daily passes. Please note that all visitors who are playing tennis, squash or croquet with Members must be signed in, please, with no exceptions. Please click HERE for more info.

Extra Distance Membership Packages

If your primary residence is beyond the Tendring District boundary, you qualify for discounted Country Membership. These discounted membership packages are designed for those who would love to enjoy our facilities but may live slightly further away from Frinton. Please see what’s on offer on our website HERE

Big Screen | Football | Saturday 6th July

It was a close call, but England made it through to the quarter finals. Now we’re set for another thrilling football match this Saturday from 5pm as England take on Switzerland. Many of you joined us last week, and we’re looking forward to welcoming you back to enjoy the match. With discounted drinks on offer and Chef keeping the Poolside Kitchen open later why not bring your family, friends, and neighbours to enjoy the fun and excitement of watching the game together.

Dinner Dance | Saturday 13th July | Last Call !

Our Club’s 125th anniversary celebratory Dinner Dance is just around the corner. It’s shaping up to be a busy evening with limited availability. Please book your tickets now. We’ll be celebrating in style with a champagne reception, a delicious three-course dinner, and live music to dance the night away. And we’ll be concluding our auction too. Please click HERE for more info or book your tickets.

Online Auction | ending July 11th at 10pm sharp!

We have some incredible items up for auction, and more are being added. Keep an eye on our website to make sure you don’t miss out on an amazing experience or a one-of-a-kind item that money can’t usually buy. Click HERE. The top bids may well be enough to secure the item… although we’ll be finalising the auction on the 13th at our Dinner Dance with a round of live bidding starting with those highest bids. 

Wimbledon Whites | Sunday 14th July

Attention all tennis and Wimbledon fans! We’re hosting an open tennis tournament to celebrate Wimbledon Men’s Final Day. Join us for a game of tennis, enjoy a cheeky glass of Pimm’s, and watch the finals on the big screen at the bar. Non-members are welcome, and we hope to see many of you there. Play starts at 11am on the Sunday morning. All are welcome to take part. Please click HERE to register.

Triangle Tournament | CRICKET | Sunday 7th July

Having had a very successful start to this year’s tournament against the Golf and Cricket Clubs… the competition, generously supported by SPL, moves on to cricket this weekend. On Sunday our honed players will take on the mighty Frinton Cricket and Golf Clubs. They’ll be money behind the bar for players and spectators and with the weather forecast looking favourable, it should be a lovely day out. Play starts at midday with the Cricket Club v Tennis Club. At 2.30pm it’s Cricket Club v Golf Club and at 5pm it’s Tennis Club v Golf Club. Quite a line-up! All are welcome to come and watch, cheer and enjoy some social matches at the Cricket Club. And don’t forget to buy your raffle tickets! 

Frinton Cricket Week

We’re a big supporter of our fellow sporting Clubs. So why not get involved in Frinton Cricket Week? It runs from Thursday 1st August until Monday 5th August with a range of matches and superb lunches too. Gather your friends, get a table and watch some fun and competitive cricket too. Please email Ella Byatt: frintoncricketweek@gmail.com for menus, prices or to book.

Frinton Summer Theatre

We’ve long been a supporter of this amazing Frinton institution. Or is it a Frinstitution? Anyway, the Theatre’s music night is BACK at our Club – so plan ahead for the return the amazing funk band Don’t Freak Out! on Sunday 28th July. It’s such a fun evening. Their play list and musicianship is superb and they’ll get you on that dance floor! Click HERE to buy your tickets. 

More importantly as the season kicks off, let’s highlight some of the incredible shows secured for this season.

Frinton Summer Theatre’s 2024 summer season sprints out of the blocks from Saturday 6th July opening with Chariots of Fire.

Run, don’t walk! Grab your tickets now for a sensational tale of determination, faith, hope, and triumph. With the electrifying music of Vangelis setting the stage and no doubt an inspiring performance of “Jerusalem,” this promises to be a high-energy spectacle. Be part of the action as the excitement unfolds inside the McGrigor Hall. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary show – it’s going to be epic!

Tickets are available from the online box office and the yellow box office is open at the McGrigor Hall, open from 9:30 to 12:30 Tuesday to Saturday as well as 5:30 to the end of the interval on show days.

The summer season continues with the UK premiere of Peter Quilter’s comedy Bestseller from 16th –  20th July. You can see full details of all the plays on this season at their website HERE This year, The Big Top Tent on Frinton Greensward hosts Irving Berlin’s classic musical Annie Get Your Gun, featuring iconic songs like There’s No Business Like Show Business and Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better). And it’s all here in our town. Do support them and have a wonderful evening out in the process!

Swimming Pool

It was wonderful to see some swimming enthusiasts making the most of our heated pool this week. The weather seems to look somewhat better next week, so please don’t forget to book your swimming slots for your little ones. For a fee, Non-Members are always welcome to join in the fun. Adults may swim Tuesday to Sunday in the am. And lifeguard sessions are organised for supervised juniors swimming. Details and booking are HERE.

Tennis League Matches

The Colchester & District league matches are progressing well. Our team is performing. Yes, they’re looking very snazzy in our sponsored team kit and with great results to match! If you’d like to see the league tables, please click HERE.

Tennis Summer Camps 

Looking for summer fun and activities for your child? Look no further. Our summer camps are the perfect choice! Running throughout the summer, we offer exciting activities where juniors can pick up essential skills, enjoy loads of fun and make new friends, all under the guidance of our fantastic coaches from NEETacademy. Please click HERE for more info or to book your space. 

Club Championships

For those participating in the Club Championships, please remember to check the tennis board for deadline dates and arrange your matches accordingly. It’s great to see so many members playing and enjoying our grass courts. Good Luck everyone! 

Please mark your diaries, the finals are set for September 7th, and we’ve planned some fun activities for the evening. ‘After Hours’ will be performing starting at 7pm, and we hope many of you will join us to celebrate the end of season. Please click HERE for more info or to book your ticket.

Sporting Round-Up

If you’d like to play social tennis, croquet or squash – we have a range of Club sessions on offer that will allow you to meet other Members and get involved. Details are on the website or via the noticeboards or office. Or perhaps you’d like to try out walking football who meet twice a week on Monday afternoons and Wednesday evenings. Or even pickleball which is gradually getting up and running. There’s a lot on offer at the Club. And don’t forget all membership categories include swimming. And for the gym we have a range of options. In addition to the fitness equipment, we have a wide range of classes on offer – there is something for everyone! Non-Members can join in the classes for a fee and all Membership categories receive a discount on the class fees… you’ll find all the details HERE.

That’s about it for now. We hope to see you down at the Club!

Have a great week.

James Max

Club Chairman 


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