What's onLocomotion

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

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


Summer family fun

From holiday clubs to train ride experiences, there's lots of enjoy over the summer holidays at Locomotion: Shildon.

Free for all

18 Jul 2015 - 06 Sep 2015


Steampunk spectacular at locomotion shildon

Steampunk Spectacular

The first ever Steampunk Spectacular comes to Shildon this September.

Free for all

26 Sep 2015 - 27 Sep 2015

Background: 'Skegness is so Bracing' LNER Poster