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

It's time to take control of your outdoor (or indoor) space with 50 Plants That You Can't Kill!

These 50 easy-to-grow plants have been selected for their love of neglect and their ability to withstand even the most forgetful of gardeners. Whether you're looking for edibles for your windowsill, potted plants for your balcony or climbers for your garden, there's something for everyone. Handy plant profiles tell you why to grow it, where to put it and how to look after it, helping your plants to thrive without too much maintenance from you!

Jamie Butterworth is one of the most impressive, up and coming horticulturists in the country. One of just 12 national RHS Ambassadors, he’s built an incredible reputation through his expertise, affable personality and brilliance in plant knowledge and garden design and has just become the first person in history to win all medals available for his first ever garden, designed for Wedgwood, at the RHS Chatsworth Flower Show. Jamie is regular voice on TalkRADIO and the BBC Gardner’s Question Time and on TV with the RHS flower show programmes and Gardener’s World.

Latest News

Book Club


Monday 4th March at 10.30am and 7pm. Wednesday 6th March at 7pm and Friday 8th March at 10.30am. SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS 2018 …


A Star Is Born

Event Date: Saturday 9th March 2019  –  EVENING ONLY at 7.00pm   Certificate: 15    Running Time: 2 hour 15 mins This is the award-winning remake of …

Book Club


Monday 4th February at 10.30am and 7pm. Wednesday 6th February at 7pm and Friday 8th February at 10.30am. It’s never too late to bloom … …

Book Club


Monday 7th January 2019 at 10.30am and 7pm. Wednesday 9th January 2019 at 7pm. Friday 11th January 2019 at 10.30am. Shortlisted for the CWA Ian …



Event Date: Saturday  19th January 2019 Matinée at 3pm & Evening at 7.00pm Certificate: 12A   Running Time: 1 hour 45 mins 83 year old …


Have you heard the Rumour?

Someonewith a very dark past is living under a new identity in the small seaside town of   Flinstead-on-Sea… Local debut writer Lesley Kara’s forthcomingthriller …


The Wife

Saturday 9th February 2019  –  Matinée at 3pm & Evening at 7.00pm The Wife           Certificate: 15    Running Time: 1 hour 40 mins Joan Castleman …


The Old Man and the Gun

Saturday 6th April 2019  –  Matinee at 3pm and Evening at 7.00pm The Old Man and the Gun   Certificate: 12A. Running Time: 1 hour 40 …

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