Events

What's on at Shildon Railway Institute? 

 

Special Events

Date

Event

Description

More Information

Sat 4th Feb 2023 

The Revamps (Rearranged from Sep 10 2022)

Indie Rock and Ska hits from this vibrant enjoyable band

Main Hall

Tickets £5 or on the door

7pm - 11pm

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Sat 11th Feb 2023

The Forge - Soul/Ska/Indie/Punk disco

Our regular night of nostalgia playing Northern Soul, Ska, Punk, Indie and more. Plus a warm welcome from a friendly great crowd.

Main Hall

£3 on the door

7pm - 11pm

Sat 25th Feb 2023

Live Lounge

Steph Austin

Our very own Steph Austin brings her fantastic vocal skills to the bar for another FREE 'live lounge' concert

The Bar

FREE

8pm - 11pm

Sat 4th Mar 2023

The Forge - Live Music Special with singer JayR 

Our regular night of nostalgia playing Northern Soul, Ska, Punk, Indie and more. Plus a warm welcome from a friendly great crowd.

Main Hall

£5 on the door

7pm - 11pm

Sat 18th Mar 2023

Live Lounge

Joe Metcalfe

Joe Metcalfe brings his guitar along for a return visit, having had a great night here in 2022. 

The Bar

FREE

8pm - 11pm

Wed 22nd Mar 2023

An evening with Danielle the Happy Medium

Another return visit by the friendly medium, for those curious about matters spiritual.

Main Hall

Tickets £10 in advance

6:30pm-9:30pm

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Sat 25th Mar 2023

Jimmy Dinning memorial fundraiser with The Fabs

After last year's stunning evening Polly Ord brings this excellent sixties trio to the Stute to raise money in memory of a much loved member.

Main Hall

Tickets in advance

6:30pm - 11:pm

more details TBC

Sat 1st April 2023

Northern Soul & Motown Night

We've pulled together a great selection of DJs who know their soul. We have the sound system and the best dancefloor in town. Keep the faith!

Main Hall

£4 on the door

7pm - 11pm

Sat 8th April 2023

The Forge - Live Music Special with singer 101 Band

Our regular night of nostalgia playing Northern Soul, Ska, Punk, Indie and more. Plus a warm welcome from a friendly great crowd.

Main Hall

£5 on the door

7pm - 11pm

Sat 6th May 2023

Coronation Celebration

We'll be having a special celebratory event in advance ofthe coronation of King Charles III

Main Hall

More Details TBC

Sat 13th May 2023

The Forge - Soul/Ska/Indie/Punk disco

Our regular night of nostalgia playing Northern Soul, Ska, Punk, Indie and more. Plus a warm welcome from a friendly great crowd.

Main Hall

£3 on the door

7pm - 11pm

Sat 20th May 2023

Live Lounge

Joe Miller

The inimitable and ever popular guitarist Joe Miller makes a return visit, having gone down a storm last time.

The Bar

FREE

8pm - 11pm

Sat 3rd Jun 2023

The Forge - Soul/Ska/Indie/Punk disco

Our regular night of nostalgia playing Northern Soul, Ska, Punk, Indie and more. Plus a warm welcome from a friendly great crowd.

Main Hall

£3 on the door

7pm - 11pm

Sat 5th Aug 2023

The Forge - Soul/Ska/Indie/Punk disco

Our regular night of nostalgia playing Northern Soul, Ska, Punk, Indie and more. Plus a warm welcome from a friendly great crowd.

Main Hall

£3 on the door

7pm - 11pm

Sat 19th Aug 2023

Soul Street

Live band night

Hear the sound of soul music played live on our main stage - oh, and bring your dancing shoes

Main Hall

Tickets TBC

7pm - 11pm

Sat 27th Aug 2023

Live Lounge

Midnight Hour Duo

We're doubling down for this month's Live Lounge and bringing two great singers to our bar for a FREE night.

The Bar

FREE

8pm - 11pm

Sat 9th Sep 2023

The Forge - Soul/Ska/Indie/Punk disco

Our regular night of nostalgia playing Northern Soul, Ska, Punk, Indie and more. Plus a warm welcome from a friendly great crowd.

Main Hall

£3 on the door

7pm - 11pm

Sat 14th Oct 2023

The Forge - Soul/Ska/Indie/Punk disco

Our regular night of nostalgia playing Northern Soul, Ska, Punk, Indie and more. Plus a warm welcome from a friendly great crowd.

Main Hall

£3 on the door

7pm - 11pm

Sat 11th Nov 2023

New Shildon Remembrance Event

(with Shildon RBL)

As has become tradition we'll be throwing open our doors and host something special after people have remembered the fallen 

Main Hall

11am - 3pm

Free with Refreshments Provided

Sat 18th Nov 2023

The Monsters

Rock band and DJ

We'll be going all our rock and exploring all the best tunes that ol' devil has in his repertoire for this rock night 

Main Hall

7pm - 11pm

Tickets £5

More information TBC

Sat 25th Nov 2023

Shildon Railway Institute 190th Anniversary Birthday Party

We've got something special in mind for this special celebration - and will release more details later

Main Hall

7pm - 11pm

Tickets TBC

More information TBC

Sat 9th Dec 2023

The Forge - Soul/Ska/Indie/Punk disco

Our regular night of nostalgia playing Northern Soul, Ska, Punk, Indie and more. Plus a warm welcome from a friendly great crowd.

Main Hall

£3 on the door

7pm - 11pm

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

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

Free

Mon 1st Jan 2024

Hair of the Dog Disco

Just as we did this year we'll be having a disco playing a glorious mish-mash of stuff 

Main Hall

2pm - 7pm

Details TBC

Mon 1st Jan 2024

Karaoke with Gary

Another New Year's Day tradition - well with so many good singers in town, how can we not?

The Bar

3pm - 8pm

FREE

Regular Activities & Entertainment

When

What

Where

More Information

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

Bar

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.

Second Fri of Every Month

The Forge (Indie Night)

Main Hall

Playing the cream of your favourite alternative & indie recorded music for you to dance to - The Forge will transfer to being held at the Institute from July 2022 - More info here 7:30pm

Third Tuesday of Every Month

Institute Women

Hackworth Lounge

Not to be confused with the WI, this is a friendly meeting of female members having a natter over a few nibbles, 'putting the world to rights' and plannning enjoyable events. Come and join in. 7:30pm