November 8, 2018 4.51 pm This story is over 36 months old

New openings: Lakeland, Thor’s tipi bar, Office Outlet and Escape Lincoln

Lots to keep Yellowbellies occupied this weekend

Fri-yay! Whether you like shopping, family fun entertainment or chilling by the fire with a drink in a cosy tent, there are four new places ready to open in Lincoln tomorrow and the weekend so get ready!


Works progressing ahead of Friday’s opening at Lakeland. Photo: The Lincolnite

The cooking, bakery and cleaning retailer will open its new Lincoln store after a relocation and £400,000 Sincil Street shop refurbishment.

It will move from its current St Marks address into the Cornhill Quarter, which is at phase two of a £70 million redevelopment.

The shop officially opens on Saturday.

Thor’s tipi bar

Thor tipi bar being constructed ahead of Friday’s opening. Photo: The Lincolnite

Thor’s tipi bar is not only returning to Lincoln as a festive delight this year, but it has also signed a three-year deal to become an annual favourite in the city.

It will open again on Sincil Street from this Friday until Monday, December 31 and entry is free. It will be open from 10am-10pm Sundays to Thursdays and 10-am-11pm Fridays and Saturdays, but it will be closed on Christmas Day.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Street food vendor The Cheese Cave will be making its debut at Thor’s with its vintage trailer this year, serving up some delicious grilled cheese street food.

Office Outlet

The new Office Outlet will open in the old Tile Giant unit next to Farmfoods at the Valentine Retail Park next month. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

Office Outlet will officially open its new store on Friday after relocating into Valentine Retail Park in the old Tile Giant unit next to Farmfoods.

Staff at the former store at the Tritton Retail Park were put at risk of redundancy back in July as the lease of the old unit at the Tritton Retail Park was up and a planned relocation deal had fallen through, but jobs were saved when the business secured its new unit.

Escape Lincoln

Escape Lincoln opens on Friday, November 9. Photo: The Lincolnite

Escape Lincoln is opening at Lincoln College with a wide range of escape rooms as teams try and get out within the allotted time frame.

The Magic Emporium, Sherlock: The Initiation and Contagion will be available for players to try – for more information on the games click here.

Adult entry is priced at £20 with a cost of £15 for under-16s.

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