Open Monday to Saturday - 9.00am to 5pm.
Do come to visit and see what we have to offer.
37, Connaught Avenue Frinton-on-Sea ESSEX CO13 9PN
Tel: 01255 851505 Email: [email protected]
Caxton Books & Gallery, owned by Judith Charlesworth and Sally Johnson, is a well-established independent bookshop in the heart of Frinton’s renowned Connaught Avenue, just a stone’s throw from the sweeping sands of Frinton Beach. The Gallery exhibits local and East Anglian artwork, ceramics and jewellery. We also have an exciting range of artistic greetings cards and other book-related products.

our Book of the month

Would you sacrifice yourself to save thousands of others? In the Summer of 1940, after the Nazi occupation of Poland, an underground operative called Witold Pilecki accepted a mission to uncover the fate of thousands of people being interned at a new concentration camp on the border of the Reich. His mission was to report on Nazi crimes and raise a secret army to stage an uprising. The name of the detention centre -- Auschwitz. It was only after arriving at the camp that he started to discover the Nazi’s terrifying plans. Over the next two and half years, Witold forged an underground army that smuggled evidence of Nazi atrocities out of Auschwitz. His reports from the camp were to shape the Allies response to the Holocaust - yet his story was all but forgotten for decades. This is the first major account to draw on unpublished family papers, newly released archival documents and exclusive interviews with surviving resistance fighters to show how he brought the fight to the Nazis at the heart of their evil designs. The result is an enthralling story of resistance and heroism against the most horrific circumstances, and one man’s attempt to change the course of history

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Book Club


Monday 6th January at 10.30am & 7pm. Wednesday 8th January at 7pm and Friday 10th January at 10.30am. Not every journey takes you far from …


Caxton Book & Gallery Crowd Funder goes LIVE!

Caxton Books and Gallery is Crowd Funding to keep the bookshop and gallery in Frinton! TO PLEDGE YOUR SUPPORT AND FIND OUT MORE, VISIT: We greatly appreciate …

Book Club


Monday 2nd December at 10.30am & 7pm. Wednesday 4th December at 7pm and Friday 6th December at 10.30am. Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield …



Saturday 14th December – Matinee-3.00pm & Evening-7.00pm Certificate: 12A     Running Time: 2 hours Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside …


Meet the Artists

Judith & Sally warmly invite you to Meet the Artists at Caxton Books & Gallery on Saturday 23rd November from 4-6pm Join us for a …



Saturday 16th November  Matinée at 3.00pm  Evening at 7.00pm Certificate: 15    Running time: 2 hours ROCKETMAN is an epic musical story about Elton John’s breakthrough …


Meet the Artists

Judith & Sally warmly invite you to Meet the Artists at Caxton Books & Gallery Saturday 23rd November from 4-6pm Join us for a glass …



Our fantastic line-up has completely sold out this year. If you were one of those who were disappointed then please note the dates for next …

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