News & Events

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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The Perfect Colchester Bank Holiday Weekend

There is more than a weekend’s worth of fun, events and activities to do throughout Colchester, with everything from culture to history to a well-deserved drink at the end of an action-packed day. We’ve picked out just a few examples that can level up your long weekend and turn the
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Party in The Yard

This Saturday, 3rd of July, bring the family along to Red Lion Yard for a fantastic day of music and entertainment. It’s a great opportunity to discover new and existing shops in Colchester and check out the Red Lion Yard makeover. Expect live entertainment from Loxley, plus fantastic street performers
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Top 10 Father’s Day Cards

Every Dad is unique, but there is a certain essence that comes with fatherhood that transcends all. Punderful yet cringe-worthy jokes, embarrassing stories you thought you’d turned into repressed memories, or an emergency speed-dial that encompasses every service from plumbing to taxiing to amateur therapy. Whatever comes to mind when
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Men’s Summer Fashion

Here’s hoping for a heatwave! Whether it’s time for a festival-ready bucket hat, or it’s just raining buckets, British summer is on its way and everyone has something to celebrate. From the beach to the bar, from The Secret Garden to the Summer Drinks Terrace, this season is all about
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Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

Meet Mid and North East Essex Mind during Mental Health Awareness Week Mental Health Awareness Week is an annual event, this year taking place from 10th – 16th May, and aims to raise awareness of mental health problems and services that are available to support people. Mid and North East
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‘Must-have’ Pastel Pieces for Spring/Summer

With that warm winter wardrobe hung up and folded away for another year, it’s time to look forward to a palette that is lighter, more comforting, and symbolic of the optimism of spring. Pastels are back, with last year’s catwalks awash with tones of tranquillity and connotations of wellness and
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Local and Community History Month

There’s so much happening at Lion Walk and throughout Colchester to look forward to, it’s sometimes easy to forget what has come before. There are so many layers of history that makeup what the town is today, and generations of stories, anecdotes and artefacts waiting to be rediscovered. This local
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Colchester Fringe Festival

Lion Walk has teamed up with Colchester’s Fringe Festival to host a variety of  entertainment this May Day. The event will be hosted by DJ, Ben Howard at Lion Walk’s Secret Garden! Below you can find out more about the acts that will be performing on the day. Movement Space
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Welcome to the Secret Garden

Discover Lion Walk’s beautiful Secret Garden this Spring! Lion Walk presents our latest outdoor pop up bar opening from Monday 12th April. Enjoy a range of food and refreshing drinks, including cocktails, beers and bubbles – all set within our canopy-covered, heated Secret Garden so you can spend time with friends
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Welcome back to Lion Walk!

Lion Walk is now open, with most of our retailers having opened on the 12th of April. Below you can find all the stores reopening times.   Follow us online on Facebook and Instagram for any daily updates and inspiration to keep you motivated over the next couple of weeks!
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Let’s Get Creative This Half-Term!

Lion Walk is excited to team up with The Pop Up Club to host a series of free online craft workshops this Easter! Each workshop is hosted by an experienced maker to guide you through each activity. A Magical Morning with Rainbow Fairy Tara Join Rainbow Fairy Tara from Tiny
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