What's onLocomotion

Current and upcoming events, exhibitions, talks and tours. Our refurbished cafe is now open.

Family activities

Santa's Christmas Special

Visit Santa in his grotto.

12, 13, 19 & 20 December


Christmas crafts at NRM shildon

Christmas Gifts and Craft Fair

With a range of unique and unusual craft and gift items on sale.

28 Nov 2015 - 29 Nov 2015

Talks and tours

Hackworth Cottage at Locomotion Shildon

Cradle of the Railways Tour

Discover Shildon's railway heritage by accessing our buildings at Locomotion.

Free for all

01 Jul 2015 - 31 Dec 2016

Background: 'Skegness is so Bracing' LNER Poster