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Sat 13th Apr 2024

Jay J Stevens sings (plus Bingo)

Our monthly 'bingo special' in the members bar

Members Bar

7pm - 11pm

Free entry

Sat 4th May 2024

Hollowed Ground (People of the Durham Coalfield) - Film Screening

A special screening of the film introduced by the makers with opportunity for Q&A

Main Hall

Opens 12:30 - starts 1pm

£5 ticket - buy here

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Sat 11th May 2024

Bobby B sings (plus Bingo)

Our monthly 'bingo special' in the members bar

Members Bar

7pm - 11pm

Free entry

Sun 23rd Jun 2024

Shildon Works 40th Anniversary Exhibition and Gathering

We mark 40 years since the closure of The Works with a special event and exhibition

Main Hall

All Day

Free Entry




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Every Monday

Dancercise Work-out (with Dianne White)

Main Hall

Looking to get in better shape in the most enjoyable way possible - this could be for you - two 1 hour sessions to choose fom - 6:00pm or 7:15pm - text 07863 784526 to book.

Every Tuesday

Modern Sequence Dancing Club

Main Hall

A friendly and welcoming dance evening where every tune is an old favourite. From 7:30pm

Every Wednesday

Midweek Bingo

Main Hall

Why sit in on your own wondering why there's nothing on TV when you could be A WINNER. Join Polly and the crew for a friendly and sociable Bingo session. Snowball Jackpot. From 8:00pm

Every Sunday

Domino Handicap


Our great Sunday afternoon tradition - a knockout competition with prizes at the end of it and a chance to be in our grand champions final. From 1:00pm

Every Sunday

Weekend Bingo

Main Hall

Everyone loves bingo, don't they - and you could win our snowball jackpot. Join Selwyn & Alan in the hall from 7:30pm

Second Tue of Every Month

Royal British Legion - Shildon Branch - Monthly Social

Hackworth Lounge

Whether you're former armed forces personnel, a Royal British Legion Member, or neither of those things, you're very welcome. Meet in the lounge from 8:00pm - free cheese & crackers.

Regular Activities & Entertainment