MENU Friends of the Minories

To join The Friends of the Minories, to enrol a friend or family member or for more information contact:

Membership and Mailing Secretary

Mrs Julie Cant
Laurel House
Hall Road
West Bergholt

e-mail: or fill in the printable application form.

Remember new friends are always welcome, whether you live locally, abroad or are a visitor to the Colchester area.

Annual membership fees

Friend £10 per annum

Family Friend £20 per annum (two adults and children under the age of 18 at the same address)


  • Priority access to Friends’ events. Group membership of the Essex Garden Trust giving access to their lectures and events.
  • 10% discount for food items purchased in the Garden Café at the Minories on Mondays to Thursdays (for bookings Mon-Sat: 01206 500169). Please show your Friends membership card to the Café staff.