Sneak peek at new Waterside pop-up shop

Budding Harry Potter and Game of Thrones fans get ready for the new pop-up shop coming to the Waterside Shopping Centre.

The St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice pop-up will open in the unit next to New Look on Monday, February 18 until the end of March, with a variety of exciting sections for people to browse.

The store will sell a range of vintage and second hand goodies including crockery, clothing and wedding dresses, as well as film merchandise.

A sneak preview of some of the Game of Thrones stuff that will be on sale. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

A sneak peek selection at just some of the Harry Potter items that will be on sale. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

Anyone for a game of Harry Potter Top Trumps? Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

Harry Potter, Walking Dead and more. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

Not forgetting Lord of the Rings too. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

Games area

It will also act as a free social space for people to read, play on games consoles or enjoy a match of ping pong or pool.

There will be some challenges for people to compete in.

Come in and enjoy a game of pool. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

Or why not have a game of ping pong? Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

The shop will be split into different sections – kids vintage, vintage crockery, evening wear, wedding dresses, ladies wear, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, tropical picnic garden area, gaming, reading and more.

The reading section is already starting to take shape. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

Getting unpacked and making progress on the new pop-up shop. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

There will also be lots of new stock including homeware and handbags. There will be a huge canvas wall with pictures including DC, Marvel, Game of Thrones and more for people to buy.

Towards the back of the shop the fundraising team will promote events, with some exciting news to be revealed in the near future.

For all you budding super hero fans. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

The shop will have a variety of things in stock. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

Check out these ornaments. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

A colourful peacock ornament. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

Or maybe buy a friendly garden gnome. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

A previous fundraising project housed in the shop. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

An exciting community section will open with some furniture pieces which are being kept under wraps until the opening day.

There will be a variety of clothes to buy. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

There will also be a selection of wedding dresses. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

Everything in the shop will be available to buy except for the games consoles and games. They won’t be available to buy until the shop closes.

St Barnabas Hospice shops new goods buyer Emma-Jayne Parker, shop manager Kelly-Marie Marshall and retail manager Caroline Peach. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

New goods buyer for St Barnabas Hospice shops Emma-Jayne Parker told The Lincolnite : “The Waterside is our charity partner. They offered us this nearly 8,000 square foot unit and we felt it would be a good opportunity to show what St Barnabas does.”

Opening hours

  • Monday to Saturday 9am-5.30pm
  • Sunday 10.30am-4.30pm

Staff already part of St Barnabas shops (both paid and volunteers) will run the shop – two to three people at a time.

The team have a big unit to work with. Photo: Joseph Verney for The Lincolnite

Emma-Jayne added that if the shop proves successful there could be scope for it to be open a bit longer than the end of March.

There will also be leaflets in the shop promoting the charity’s house clearance service which is being headed up by Scott Keeley. It now has a dedicated team and van dealing with the service five days a week.