News & Events

Chinese New Year

Lion Walk Shopping Centre will be marking Chinese New Year this year with a range of activities and events to celebrate the renowned festival in style. The activities will take place on 6 February from 3.30pm, the day after the Chinese New Year which is traditionally a family day followed
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Elf Workshop

Throughout the Saturdays of December leading up to Christmas (including an extra Sunday on the 23rd), Lion Walk held a special Elf Workshop, allowing children visiting the centre to make their own toys to take home. The Elf Workshop also gave the children an opportunity to meet Santa and had
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Lion Walk’s Extravagant Christmas Light Switch On 2018

On Wednesday 18th November, Lion Walk held our annual Christmas Light Switch On. Colchester’s Deputy Mayor, Nick Hope switched on the festive lights, followed by a dazzling firework display, bringing a big bang to the evening. Musical icon, Abbie Hartley took the stage, along with Theatretrain, who delivered a fun
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Super Scary Shopping Guide

From frightening flicks, to creepy costumes and monstrous make-up, Lion Walk Shopping Centre has everything you need to create a truly terrifying Halloween. Our spooky shopping guide showcases a small selection of ghoulish goodies available in our stores to ensure you’re prepared when the witching hour comes….. Boots  NYX Professional
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Student Night

Colchester presents Student Night. Join us for late night opening and exclusive offers on Monday 8th October 6pm – 9pm. View the offers here.

Back to School Supplies

    The summer holidays are almost over so now’s the time to get ‘back to school’ ready. Lion Walk retailers* have been busy filling their shelves with fun and inspiring items that will have your children skipping back to class, here’s a small sneak peek of what you might
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Minnies Boutique Competition

Terms and Conditions 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
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Beach Bag Ready Competition

WIN a fantastic bundle of goodies to get you BEACH BAG READY! Visit our Facebook page here to enter. Terms and Conditions 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
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Sports Day at Lion Walk

Did you come down to our free sports day event on Saturday? With various sporting activities and a crafting event there was fun for the whole family. There was an array of events on offer for children wanting to burn off some energy including egg and spoon, sack and three
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WW1 Event with Culver Square

To mark the 100th anniversary of WW1 we have combined forces with Culver Square to offer a series of activities and events. On Saturday 7 July, we are combining forces with Culver Square shopping centre to commemorate World War One (WW1) in its 100th anniversary year. With a series of
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Independent home boutique Dear Grace to Open in Red Lion Yard

We are very excited to announce that a new, independent boutique, Dear Grace, will open in Red Lion Yard this weekend. The store, run by Victoria and David Johnson will offer a handpicked collection of inspired home furnishings and gifts including glassware, soft furnishings, furniture and dining ware. The shop
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Selfie Day Competition

    WIN a fantastic bundle of selfie goodies! Visit our Facebook page here to enter. Terms and Conditions 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
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Our Brilliant Busy Bees and Friends Event

We had a brilliant Busy Bees and Friends event last week. The event was designed to educate and entertain our visitors on the importance of bees and it created a real buzz around the Centre. The event beginning on Thursday 31 May ran until Saturday 2 June and saw hundreds
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Beehive Event Facebook Competition

      Win a fantastic bundle of honey related goodies from Holland and Barratt, Boots, The Body Shop and Primark. Visit our Facebook page here to enter. Terms and Conditions One entry per person. All entries to be submitted via Facebook. No responsibility will be accepted for entries that
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Busy Bees And Friends

Come down to Lion Walk Shopping Centre for our busy bees and friends event. From Thursday 31st May – Saturday 2nd June from 11am – 4pm. We will have craft events, book readings, wildlife experts and a fantastic trail to complete. See you there!

Lion Walk Shopping Centre Reports Excellence 2017

We’re delighted to report that things are looking good for Lion Walk! Despite the ever-changing, and at times particularly challenging retail landscape, we have been able to report an upturn in footfall, reflecting the enormous support given by both the townspeople and tourists in the region. Defying some of the
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National Tea Day Competition

Win delicious tea and scrumptious cake for two at Deja Brew. Visit our Facebook page here to enter. Terms and Conditions 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
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Early Closing

Due to bad weather conditions, some stores have not been able to open or will be closing early today. Please check the store you wish to visit for opening times.