Month: July 2022

Lids lands in Colchester


inside the lids store colchester

With over 1,200 locations in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, Lids is the largest sports retailer in North America. We’re happy to announce that Lids has now opened up one of its UK stores right here at Lion Walk!

Offering the city of Colchester a wide selection of American licensed and branded apparel and headwear, it’s time to find your unique style or express your passion for your favourite MLB, NFL or NBA team.

Expect a large assortment of hats and jerseys and carry top brands like Nike, New Era, Adidas and Mitchell and Ness. There are over 1,000 hat options to choose so we think it’s safe to say that Lids is the best place in Colchester to buy a hat!

staff outside lids store

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Men’s Summer Guide

School’s out and summer is in full swing. It’s the perfect time to take a holiday and get away from it all. But, before you go, make sure you’re prepared.

Whether it’s relaxing on a hot beach in the Caribbean, a sightseeing tour of San Fran or an adventure staycation, our men’s guide will leave you looking good and feeling great. And, it’s all available at Lion Walk!

Hays Travel – Holiday Destinations – From £279

Firstly, you need to pick where you’re going. If you’re looking for an exciting holiday destination then Hays Travel on Lion Walk has you covered. With a range of holidays available, you can escape to your favourite destinations abroad.

Holiday Destinations range from £279 to £3540

Boots – Polarised Sunglasses – £33

These polarised sunglasses with a matt gunmetal frame are an affordable and stylish way to protect your eyes during your exciting time abroad. Polarised lenses help reduce glare, which is ideal if you’re spending a lot of time by the sea or in the pool. Pick them up in Boots for just £33.

JD – Nike Victori One Sliders – £28

It depends on your kind of holiday, but if you’re heading somewhere warm this summer, a pair of Nike Victori One Sliders from JD are ideal for maximum comfort and style. They’re designed to be comfortable with a contoured footbed so whilst you can take these to the beach, you can also wear them for some light exploration in the summer heat.

Primark –  Flamingo Print Swim Shorts – £5

flamingo shorts

Flamingos are in at the moment and we’re fulling embracing them here at Lion Walk. Thanks to Primark you can stay in style for just £5. Imagine wearing these Flamingo Print Swim Shorts as you emerge from the water on a warm Barbados beach or as you sunbathe by a cool swimming pool.

Primark – Tropical Print Shirt – £10

Add a tropical vibe to your holiday wardrobe for just £10 at Primark. Perfect for adding a bit of colour and style to your eveningwear.

Welcome to The Courtyard

The Courtyard is coming to Lion Walk this summer in association with Vacay Bar.


Whether you’re looking for some chilled family time or a few drinks with your mates in the summer sun, The Courtyard is waiting for you! Join us all summer long for locally made pizza, cocktails, live entertainment, family games and summer garden vibes.


The Launch


The Courtyard opens on Friday 29th July at Lion Walk for an exciting, event-packed launch weekend:
Friday 29th July
Sarah Louise Live Vocals – 12pm to 5pm
Khanage MixtroniX – 7pm to 11pm
Saturday 30th July
Chilled Vibes – 12pm to 6pm
DJ Bungee – 7pm to 11pm
Sunday 31st July
Food & Drinks
Chilled vibes all day long

After the exciting launch, The Courtyard will be open at the following times:

Friday and Saturday from 12pm-11pm
Sunday from 12-6pm.
Monday – Thursday 12-6pm (weather permitting)



We look forward to seeing you there!