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Sat 25th Nov 2023

Shildon Railway Institute 190th Anniversary Birthday Party

A special celebration to mark 190 years of the first Railway Institute in the world

Main Hall

7pm - 11pm


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Fri 8th Dec 2023 

A Mulled Wine Murder

Murder mystery night in the main hall with Tall Tales Mysteries - you be the detective

Main Hall

7pm - 11pm

Tickets £10

Available now

Sat 16 Dec 2023

SRI Members Christmas Party

Our traditional annual members christmas celebration, with all the live music, fun and games that come with it. Not to be missed.

Main Hall

6:30pm till 11pm

Tickets TBC

Fri 29th Dec 2023

Eddie Popescu is ELVIS PRESLEY (Tribute act)

The best Elvis in the North of England - Eddie Popescu brings all the Elvis eras together for this superb show.

Main Hall

7pm - 11pm

Tickets £7

Available now.

Sun 31st Dec 2023

Old Father Time's New Years Eve Disco

Bringing in the bells with whatever tunes you want to hear

The Bar

7:30pm - 12:30pm


Regular Activities & Entertainment




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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

50/50 Dance

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 Friday

Shildon Institute Singers

Main Hall

The best possible way to end your week on a high - come sing for an hour with us under the guidance of friendly professional singing coach Rosie Bradford - from 6:00pm sharp

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.