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Thursday 17th August 2017

10.30am: Romans around Yate
Yate Heritage Centre

11th July-2nd September

The Romans had a major bearing on the Yate area particularly around Hall End with a host of villas, farms and a small town at Hall End.

Yate Heritage Centre will be displaying some of the best finds from archaeological digs from the last 20 years and telling the story of the Romans in our area. There will be hands on objects for people to enjoy and the chance to try on our recently made replica Roman tunics.

Throughout the holiday there will be holiday workshops and activities.

9th August - 10.30am or 1.30pm - Roman Archaeology Workshops. Discover the world of the Romans, find out about basic, hands on archaeology and learn about Roman household objects found on sites.

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Yate Heritage Centre

Yate Heritage Centre

About the Centre

Yate and District Heritage Centre celebrates Yate’s cultural, historical, social and industrial past.

It does so by staging thought-provoking and varied exhibitions and events, including a regular series of quizzes, historical lectures and other one-off sessions - see the right hand side of this page for more details.

All parts of the community are involved in generating historical information at the Yate Heritage Centre. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

How to Contact Yate Heritage Centre

  • Phone 01454 862200 with your enquiry.
  • Email:
  • Visit www.yateheritage.co.uk for much more information.

Opening Hours

MondayClosed
Tuesday10.30am-4.30pm
Wednesday10.30am-4.30pm
Thursday10.30am-4.30pm
FridayClosed
Saturday10.30am-4.30pm
SundayClosed


Latest News

First World War in Yate and Sodbury Booklet

World War One booklet

World War One booklet

Yate & District Heritage Centre is pleased to announce that the new booklet "The First World War in Yate and Chipping Sodbury" is now on sale at Yate Heritage Centre at £3.95.

It covers each element of life in the Great war in this area and is ideal for both people with a general interest in the subject and those interested in their local history.

You can also order the booklet on line or visit the Centre.

Each booklet will be made available at all the local schools.

The Heritage Centre is grateful for the contributions of the Heritage Lottery Fund, plus Yate, Sodbury and South Gloucestershire Councils.

What you'll discover inside

The Centre contains the two major local history collections and these are available to the public on open days and through appointment.

There are over 3,000 objects in the Centre’s collections acquired since the mid 1990s.

Indian Culture

They include: historic 3D objects, maps, photographs and documents, as well as an educational handling collection.

The Centre also houses the Oral History Project Group's collection of photographs, tapes, documents and of course oral history, amounting to 4,000 items.

Get involved

Yate and District Heritage Centre welcomes volunteers.

If you would like to help with displays or events, or would like to join the Friends Scheme, please contact the Community Heritage Officer, David Hardill.

Hire the Centre

You can hire The Heritage Centre, which has two multi-purpose galleries and welcomes the disabled, through Yate Town Council.

How to find the Centre

Yate Heritage Centre

The address is Church Road, Yate, BS37 5BG

You'll find the Heritage Centre between the White Lion Pub and St Mary's Church.

Its location is the site of former stables dating back to the 1840s.

This prestigious building and key location make the Centre accessible to visitors.





Forthcoming events

Thursday 17th August 2017

Saturday 16th September 2017

Wednesday 20th September 2017

Wednesday 18th October 2017

Wednesday 15th November 2017


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