Month: November 2021

Christmas Lights Switch On

Tis’ our favourite time of the year! Join us at Lion Walk on the 17th November 2021 for a festive evening of magic and joy. Whether you’re bringing the whole family along or it’s just another excuse to get the gang back together, get ready to celebrate this Christmas in style. From a magical Father Christmas show to an incredible fireworks extravaganza, you won’t want to miss this one! Events begin at 4pm until 11pm. 

What can you expect?

All day – 4pm until 11pm

Actual Radio with Pete Chapman, including Dom from Breakfast and Dave Gowland from Drivetime.


4:20pm until 4:50pm

Say hello to Father Christmas in the Magical Father Christmas show.


4:50pm until 5:50pm

All Star Rock School showcasing Colchester’s freshest talent singing live rock hits.


5:50pm until 6:50pm

Live music from Cushti covering your favourite chart anthems and their very own Christmas song.


6:50pm until 7:10pm

Live singing and stage production from Disney’s Elsa, Anna & Olaf.


7:10pm until 7:30pm

Live music from the Colchester Choir, Colchester Choral Society “The Colchester Singers”.


7:30pm until 7:45pm

Christmas panto special ‘Widow Twanky & Humphrey The Camel’ by Mercury Theatre.


7:45pm until 7:55pm

Christmas lights switch on and dynamic fireworks with Colchester Mayor, Robert Davidson, plus artists and guests.


7:55pm until 11pm

Dance DJ anthems with live percussion including saxophones and bongos.

COVID 19 Update

Covid-19 Update
As of Tuesday 30th November, it will be mandatory to wear a face covering in all our stores.

The health and safety of our customers and our employees is our priority at all times and we will continue to follow formal guidance provided by our local authorities. All of our retailers will be implementing their own health and safety processes and we encourage you to check their social media platforms for any changes to opening times. We will continue to update our website and social media with up to the minute information.

Lion Walk Shopping Centre Welcomes JD Sports

Lion Walk Shopping Centre celebrates the arrival of JD Sports, the leading UK trainer and sports fashion retailer. JD Sports has everything you need to elevate your everyday casual look to eye-catching new heights. Shop the latest footwear from popular brands such as Nike, adidas, Vans and Puma that deliver performance, style and comfort to fit your on-the-go lifestyle.

If you’re looking for athletic slides, basketball sneakers, casual shoes, running gear and everything in between, JD Sports has you covered. Whether you’re training for your next race, refreshing your gym to street look, or just snagging some comfy kicks for everyday, there’s something for everyone at JD.

With sportswear like joggers, hoodies, leggings and so much more, JD Sports is more than just a sneaker store. Upgrade your style all year long, in the latest and greatest apparel and accessories from the brands you love.

JD Sports is now open at Lion Walk Shopping Centre. Find them at 20 / 21 Culver Walk.