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Events under 'School Holiday Activities'
Friday, September 17, 2021

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Felt Workshop

Make your own Felt creations in this popular craft workshop. You can experiment with a wide range of materials with expert guidance.

10.30am-12.30pm or 2pm-4pm

Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking is essential.

Monday, August 06, 2012 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Craft Workshop

Make your own creation in this popular craft workshop. You can experiment with a wide range of materials with expert guidance.

10.30am-12.30pm or 2pm-4pm

Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking is essential.

Wednesday, August 08, 2012 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Hurdle Making Day

Hurdle Making Day. Come and make your very own willow hurdle with the experts at the Heritage Centre. Instruction will be given.

Times are 10.30-12.30 and 2-4pm. Drop in event.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 9:30 am - Thursday, August 16, 2012 4:00 pm
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Arise Sir Knight workshops

Become a "veray, parfit, gentil knight" as you "Cry God for Harry, England and St George." Find out about the noble art of heraldry in Gloucestershire and why it is still important today. get artistic and design your own coat of arms and make your very own Medieval catapult. Workshops are 1 and a half hours starting at 10am, 11.30am or 2pm. The day is run and funded by Gloucestershire Records Office.

Friday, October 26, 2012 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Arise Sir Knight workshops

Become a "veray, parfit, gentil knight" as you "Cry God for Harry, England and St George." Find out about the noble art of heraldry in Gloucestershire and why it is still important today. get artistic and design your own coat of arms and make your very own Medieval catapult. Workshops are 1 and a half hours starting at 10am, 11.30am or 2pm. The day is run and funded by Gloucestershire Records Office.

Friday, October 26, 2012 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Craft Workshops

Yate Heritage Centre offers our wonderful 2 hour craft workshops. Children will be able to create their own gifts using a wide variety of craft material with expert guidance.                 The workshops take place between 10.30 and 12.30am and 2-4pm and are ideal for children between 5 and 12. 

Monday, October 29, 2012 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Civil War Spymaster Workshop

Yate Heritage Centre presents unique holiday workshops - "Spymasters of the Civil War"  -learn about spying during the English Civil War in the 17th century.                                     Devise your own codes and have a go at writing with invisible ink.                                                    Discover the history of Yate'e role in the Civil War and the Cavalier's siege of Yate Court.

Workshops are at 10am, 11.30am and 2pm. Booking essential.                                             Funded by Gloucester Records Office.                                                       

 

Thursday, February 14, 2013
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Textile Craft Workshops

Enjoy our textile craft workshops and make your own gifts with a variety of textile and other craft materials.                                                                                                                                       The 2 hour workshops are at either 10.30am or 2pm. Booking essential.

Friday, February 15, 2013
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Printing Workshops

Children are invited to take part in our printing and drawing workshop and create their own pictures using basic printing techniques.

This workshop is ideal for children between 5 and 12. Workshops are 10.30-12.30am and 2-4pm. Booking is essential.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Workhouse Day

Experience life in the local workhouse with our very own sessions based on our own research. With these hands on sessions you can dress as a Victorian workhouse child, and try some of the tasks and chores handed out by the master and matron.

Ideal for families. Session times are 10am, 11.30am and 2pm. Book to guarantee a place.  

Wednesday, April 03, 2013 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Clay Workshops

Come and make your own clay objects and gifts in our classic clay workshops.

Workshops are 2 hours 10.30-12.30am or 2-4pm.

Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking is essential. Free admission. Donation welcome. Funded by Dodington Parish Council and Yate Town Council.

Friday, April 05, 2013 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Weaving Workshop

Weaving Workshops 10.30-12.00am or 2-3.30pm. Learn about the ancient art of weaving and create your own woven object in this unusual and wonderful workshop.

Both days are ideal for children 5-12. Booking is essential.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Mosaic Workshop

Mosaic Workshops 10.30-12.30am or 2-4pm. Make your own animal designs using pieces of mosaic in our fun workshop.

Both days are ideal for children 5-12. Booking is essential.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Medieval and Tudor Rat Catcher Workshops

The Medieval and Tudor Rat Catcher Workshops offer children the chance to create their own rat and discover the history of this vital job in Medieval and Tudor England.

Workshop sessions 10.00am-11.30am or 11.30am-1.00pm or 2.00pm-3.30pm.

Ideal for children 5-12. Booking essential.

Thursday, August 01, 2013 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Farm Food Day

Yate Heritage Centre present a day of traditional food making and consumption. Visitors will get hands-on experience of rolling corn, making flat bread, butter, discovering local cheeses as local farms would have produced it and see demonstrations of making food including sausages.  The Hobbs House Food demo begins at 11.30am.

10.30am to 4.30pm

Saturday, August 03, 2013 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Hurdle Workshops

Come and produce your very own hurdle. Learn the craft of hurdle making traditionally used for producing fences and barriers.

Ideal for 5 to 12 year olds but fine for older people too!

Session times are 10.30am, 11.30am, 2pm & 3pm. Workshop times are approximately 1 hour.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Decoupage (Plate Decoration) Workshops

Come to the craft workshop decorating plates with a variety of images. Make you own gifts and learn all the traditional skills with expert tuition.

10.30-12am or 1.30-3pm.

Booking essential. Donations welcome.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Craft Workshop

Come and create an amazing balloon car using all manner of materials in these delightful workshops.

10.30-12am or 1.30-3pm

Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking essential.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Charms - Magic and Tudor Pencils

Discover the life of wise women in Tudor times and create your own inspired drawing working with local artists.

Booking is Essential : 01454 862200

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Witchfinders of the Civil War Workshop

Try out our Witchfinders of the Civil War workshops on Thursday 31st of October. Discover the beliefs and customs of people in the 17th century before Halloween. Create your own witch related objects in this fun historical workshop.

Workshops are at 10.30-12am and 1.30-3pm. Ideal for children 5-12, but adults will find this interesting too. Booking essential.

Thursday, October 31, 2013 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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