News & Events

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,
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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,
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Lids lands in Colchester

lids

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
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IGL Boutique is Now Open

This month we’re giving a warm Lion Walk welcome to IGL Boutique. Among our fabulous Jubilee celebrations, the Mayor and Mayoress of Colchester came down to Lion Walk themselves to cut the ribbon and open up the new shop offering handmade gemstone jewellery, ladies’ fashion, accessories, handbags and more. However,
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Summer Wardrobe Edit 2022

Summer is officially here and with it comes better weather and a new wardrobe edit! Lion Walk Shopping Centre has a range of stores to choose from when it comes to creating the perfect summer look. Here’s our selection of favourites available right here at Lion Walk. RIVER ISLAND –
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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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