News & Events

Lion Walk’s Jubilee Street Party

jubilee bunting

  Join us on Friday 3rd June for our exciting Jubilee street party. Like the rest of the nation, we’re bringing out the bunting in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s 70th year on the throne. The year 2022 marks 70 years since Her Majesty took over from her father and
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Replica Crown Jewels Exhibition

Discover the replica Crown Jewels display, in celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at Lion Walk. Exclusively on display until 27th of May. The Crown Jewels are part of the National Heritage held by the Queen as sovereign.The items on display have been recreated and used as props in Netflix’s
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Colchester to Ukraine: Humanitarian Aid

In light of the recent events in Ukraine, on behalf of World Food Aid, Lion Walk Shopping Centre has one mission: To urgently deliver 100% non for profit humanitarian aid directly from Colchester to Ukraine. “Ukraine Humanitarian Aid – Direct from Colchester to Ukraine” Our aim is to send one
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Spring Wardrobe Edit

Spring has finally sprung, bringing with it the promise of warmer days and lighter evenings. So whilst we’re gearing up for this, we can also get excited about the prospect of updating our wardrobes to suit the new season’s best trends. We’ve curated a selection of on-trend wardrobe pieces from
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THE POP-UP CLUB COMES TO COLCHESTER

The Pop-Up Club has come to Lion Walk, Colchester! The new pop-up shop will showcase 40 locally-based independent and sustainable brands under one roof. Customers can shop beautifully hand-crafted products, from eco-friendly candles and clothing to art and home decor, and learn more about the business owners behind them. Essex
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Roman Mosaic Uncovered at Lion Walk

Just one metre beneath Red Lion Yard, located in Colchester’s Lion Walk Shopping Centre, lies an ancient roman mosaic from almost 2,000 years ago.     Experts began to unravel the mosaic earlier this week and have predicted that the mosaic could measure as big as 25 feet by 25
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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and what better way to show your love and gratitude to the special woman in your life than by giving her a thoughtful gift? Look no further, Lion Walk Shopping Centre have the perfect range of gift ideas for you to choose from this Mother’s
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Lion Walk’s Kids Creative Workshops

In celebration of the brand new Lion Walk mural, we are thrilled to offer FREE kids workshops this weekend! Come and join us for some Snip, Tear and Stick Collage Creations with Illustrator Hannah Tooke. When: Friday 8th & Saturday 9th April: Session 1: 10am-10.45am – Aged 3-5 Years –
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Red Lion Yard’s ‘Colchester’ mural by Tom Knight

  On Friday 4th February, we celebrated the completion and officially unveiled the ‘Colchester’ mural, created by local artist and children’s book illustrator Tom Knight. If you’ve passed through Red Lion Yard recently, you might have also noticed an explanatory plaque within the tunnel, connected to the mural, which gives
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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Whether you’ll be dining out for two, or having a romantic evening in this Valentine’s Day, we’ve got the perfect range of gift ideas for you to choose from at Lion Walk Shopping Centre. Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to treat the ones you love, whether that be your
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Sustainability: Spotlight on DGSL.Ltd

  Dr G’s shoe repair company is a professional restorer of trainers, handbags, shoes & boots. Located in Colchester’s Red Lion Yard, DGSL.ltd is one of the many small, family run businesses that are helping to contribute to a more sustainable future! Entrepreneur Gareth Tansey turned his passion for repairing
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WELCOME BACK TO THE WINTER GARDEN!

Discover Lion Walk’s festive Winter Garden this holiday season! Lion Walk welcomes you back to our latest outdoor pop up bar open from Wednesday 17th November. Enjoy a wide range of festive drinks, including winter cocktails, beer and hot chocolate – all set within our canopy-covered, heated Bavarian Bar so
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Christmas Gift Guide

It is officially that time of year again, and if you are someone who leaves their Christmas shopping until the very last minute, this one is for you. From fashion and beauty to homeware, we have the whole family covered this Christmas! Check out the ultimate Christmas gift guide, all
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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
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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
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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
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Black History Month

Black History Month Colchester is kicking into full gear this October. Marked for more than 30 years in the UK, BHM addresses the inequality, unfairness and exclusion of the contributions made to society by black people, instead celebrating their achievements and contributions, and highlighting the systematic failings that still exist.
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Poetry Machine at Lion Walk

Beth Calverley co-creates poetry with community members, gently empowering them to express their thoughts and feelings. She sets up her intriguing poetry machine in places of work, learning, care and play, weaving people’s words into beautiful typewritten poems.   Beth has worked with Sky, BBC, ITV, and many more. A
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The Lion Walk Back to School Shopping Guide 

With school out for summer we’re sure kids and parents alike are more focused on beaches and barbecues than books and ballpoints, and we certainly encourage all to enjoy whatever stray rays of sun they can catch before autumn rolls back around, and students everywhere return to learning as the
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