26 February 2023
A historian has chosen Shildon Railway Instiute to be the venue for his launch event to reveal his new book about Instiitute founder and fromer President, Timothy Hackworth on Saturday 4th March 2023.
29 November 2022
Shildon Railway Institute celebrated its 189th Birthday on 28th November and is now looking ahead to a very important 190th year of celebration. To mark the occasion our volunteers told our story in this birthday graphic.
31 October 2021
Shildon Railway Institute is to hold a special Remembrance event on Saturday 13th November at which they will mark 100 years of the Institute's own WWI Members War Memorial with special talks and a brass band concert.
28 September 2021
Institute Stewardess completes an incredible 24-hour running challenge, with her friend Susan Cook, to successfully raise money to install a 24-hour public access defibrillator outside the Railway Institute.
18 August 2021
With the help of the Shildon Heritage Alliance CIC we have published a digital image of our 1855-1892 Half-Yearly Report Book - offering all an insight into the successes and challenges of our Institute during this period.
08 December 2020
Our online appeal draws to a succesful end and we receive a very welcome boost from Livin, the North East LEP and the Newcastle Rail and Catering Branch of the RMT.
29 November 2020
Instiitute holds hugely succesful 'virtual' 187th Birthday Party online with the help of a few highly entertaining friends.
22 September 2020
Shildon Railway Institute volunteers premiere their new film to mar the 195th anniversary of the Stockton & Darlington Railway