Older people enjoying lunch at Shildon Locomotion Museum

Come Eat Together in Shildon offers a range of activities. Come along to one of our lunch clubs or take advantage of the perks of Shildon Shopping Club.

Lunch at Locomotion

The last Monday of every month sees the Locomotion Museum host a two course lunch provided by Cafe Number One. Set amongst the steam trains, this lunch has been running since September 2012 and has proved popular within the local community. After lunch there is an exciting range of activities on offer from guided tours, historical talks and craft activities. Click here to see more about this lunch club.

Dine and Dance

Shildon Civic Hall host the popular Dine and Dance on the first Wednesday of each month. Join us for a one course lunch at 12.00 followed by dancing from 1.00 till 3.00.  You can come along and join in the sequence and modern ballroom dancing or you can just listen and enjoy the live music provided by Graeme Scarlett on the organ.

Shildon shopping club

If you struggle to get to the supermarkets, our shopping club might be able to help. Shildon shopping club, runs fortnightly and  can get you from your door to the larger supermarkets in Bishop Auckland on an accessible bus. Take advantage of a wide choice of supermarkets, help with heavy shopping  and there’s also time to have a cuppa and socialise. Click here to see more about the shopping club.


Lunch at Locomotion              Last Monday of the month                 12.00-2.00            £4.95

Shildon Dine & Dance             First Wednesday month                     12.00-3.00            £6.00

Shildon Shopping Club           Thursdays fortnightly                           9.30-12.30            £2.50