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Lion Yard Lanterns

You may have noticed our beautiful new lanterns in Red Lion Yard. But did you know you could win £160.00 worth of vouchers the next time you see them?! For more information on how you can enter the competition, just click here.  T&C’s apply. Winner will be selected on 30th
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The Creation Station at Lion Walk!

From the 29th July until 25th August, enjoy fun filled activities with The Creation Station! There will be Slime Workshops (Suitable for ages 4+) and an Eco-Glitter Bar! (suitables for ages 3+) 10.00am – 4.30pm  

Open Event in the Colchester Hub

Find out all about the One Colchester Hub Drop-in during this time and meet staff and volunteers from Community360 and partners, including: • Volunteer Centre and Timebank • Slipper Exchange • My Weight Matters • Dementia Action Alliance • Community Transport Thursday 1st August 3-5pm Please RSVP to Adam Fox
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King of the Jungle Facebook Competition

One entry per person All entries to be submitted via Facebook No responsibility will be accepted for entries that are illegible, delayed or damaged electronically or online during the promotion. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition. Automated/bulk entries and entries from third parties
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Roman River Festival 2019

The Roman River Festival Prize Draw will be open for entries from 2pm on Monday 8th July and close at 12pm on Wednesday 10th July 2019 Entries to the prize draw are via the Lion Walk Facebook page only One prize draw entry per person There is one prize to
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The Time Bank Time Together Meetings

Every Friday, from 2pm – 3.30pm, The Time Bank will be hosting various activities. Where: One Colchester Shop, Unit 81, Culver Street East, Colchester, CO1 1LF (near Primark). Open to everyone in the Colchester Borough aged 16+. For timetable, see below.

Get the Summer Look

Whether you’re going on holiday to a hot and sunny island, or nipping to Cornwall for a long weekend, Lion Walk has you covered. Check out our Get the Look post on how we can keep you looking amazing all summer long!   Topshop – £42.00 Channel your flower power
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Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day can be overwhelming… after all, what do you buy a man who has everything? Luckily, Lion Walk is here to help and we’ve created a gift guide filled with presents for every kind of dad. Clintons – £2.50 Send love and humour this Father’s Day with this fun
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Colchester Morris Men

This Saturday outside River Island, come and watch Colchester Morris Mens annual performance! From 12:30pm, the Morris Men will wow the crowds with their traditional dance routine. Morris dancing is the name given to the English ritual dance, that originally started in the Cotswold’s.  

Celebrate Bike Week With Us!

Bike week is coming! Celebrate everything that is great about cycling from 8-16 June. Bike Week is a great opportunity to celebrate the social, health and environmental benefits of cycling. To find out more, visit

The Invasion is Coming

In aid of St. Helena Hospice and Colchester Hospital’s Charity, the invasion is coming to Colchester. What you can expect: Characters and themed areas Show Cars Special Guests Competitions Refreshments Live Music and Entertainment When? 10am – 4pm, Saturday 7th September Where? Colchester Town Centre. Arrive in costume and travel
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Autism Anglia Conference and Information Day

On Thursday 27th June 2019, Autism Anglia will be hosting a Conference & Information day at the University of Essex in Colchester. There will be a full day of talks, Q&A session, interactive workshops and a marketplace packed with autism services and information. They day is suitable for: Individuals, parents
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Easter Gift Guide

  It’s time to hop to it and burrow into Lion Walk’s egg-cellent Easter gift guide, bursting with Easter treats that will last much longer than the season and keep your loved ones busy over the holidays.   Minnie’s Boutique Lovely Easter pastels. Shop the just landed Blue Knitted Heart
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Essex Wildlife Trust

Would you like to help your local wildlife and improve your sustainability? Join Essex Wildlife Trust on Tuesday 28th May, from 10am – 3pm to find out more about their recycling schemes, and discover fascinating wildlife treasures from all over! They are also seeking your help by donating various recycling
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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

  The gift guide on how to spoil your mum this Mother’s Day is here! Lion Walk has done all of the hard work or you, compiling a list of dreamy Mother’s Day presents no matter her style, age, interests… Or your budget! So, let’s get started.   Thorntons Pass
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March for Veterans

Join our walk and step out in the month of March to help end isolation for blinded ex-Service men and women. Come and walk alongside blind veterans and serving Army and RAF personnel as we march three quarters of a mile down Colchester High Street. Suitable for the whole family.
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