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

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Date

Highwayman Workshop

Children are invited to come along to our Gloucestershire Highwaymen Workshop. Discover the world of the highwayman of 250 years ago and create your own highwayman mask and hat. workshops are at 10.30am and 1.30pm. Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Donations are welcome. Run and funded by Gloucestershire Records office. Booking essential

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Craft Workshops

Learn traditional skills to create your own beautiful from a variety of objects with our expert staff. Donation welcome. Booking essential

Thursday, February 20, 2014
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Medieval Craft Workshops

Come and make your own heraldic shield or jewellery casket in this wonderful Medieval style craft workshop. Bristol Museum Archaeology Department will lead on this fun, historical event, where you can learn about the Medieval life of men and women.

Workshops are at 10.30am or 1.30pm. Ideal for children 5 to 12. Booking essential. Donation welcome. Funded by Bristol Museum Service.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Clay Workshops

Come and make your own clay Easter animals including a n Easter bunny in a basket or experiment with clay in this popular holiday activity.

Times 10.30 - 12am or 1.30 - 3pm. Booking essential. Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Donations welcome. Funded by South Glos and Yate Town Councils

Thursday, April 10, 2014 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Egg Painting Workshops

Discover egg painting with this fun workshop. Paint your own real egg in different colours in time for Easter or just for your mantelpiece! Workshop times are 10.30-12am or 1.30-3pm.

Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking essential. Donations welcome. Funded by South Gloucestershire and Yate Town Councils. 

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Indian Culture Workshops

Youngsters are invited to sample Indian/Gujerati culture in this special cultural holiday activity. throughout the workshop you will be able learn classic Indian games, make chapatis, try yoga and even do sari dressing. Fun for both boys and girls. workshops 10.30-12.30am or 1.30-3.30pm.

Ideal for children 5 to 12, although others are welcome. Booking essential. Donations are welcome. Funded by South Gloucestershire and Yate Town Councils.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Mosaic Workshops

Create your very own mosaic with a variety of mosaic pieces and other craft materials in this delightful workshop. 10.30-12.30 or 1.30-3.30pm.

Ideal for children 5 to 12 years old. Booking essential. Donations welcome. Funded by South Gloucestershire and Yate Town Councils.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Felt Workshops

Come and make your own felt using traditional methods and create your own fun items. sessions are between 10.30 and 12.30 and 1.30 to 3.30pm. ideal for families and children 5 to 12 years of age. Booking essential. 

Thursday, August 07, 2014
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Archaeology Day

Yate Heritage Centre and Yate and District Archaeology Group present an Archaeology Day.

There will be a range of demonstrations activities including Roman gardening, fun activities   linked to Gloucestershire BC, Roman and Medieval activities, archery, spinning as well as discovering just what is under our feet with our Geo-phys equipment.

Admission fee. Everyone welcome. Supported by Yate Town Council, Bristol Museums, South Gloucestershire council and Yate Archaeology Group.

Saturday, August 09, 2014 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Craft Workshops

Create your own amazing Pom Pom creations including fruit and flowers using a variety of different materials. Sessions are 10.30-Midday and 1.30-3pm. Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking essential.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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Clay Workshops

Create your very own clay objects with this fun and popular workshop. Sessions are 10.30-Midday or 1.30-3pm. ideal for children 5 to 12. Booking is essential. Funded by Quartet and South Gloucestershire Council. Supported by Yate Town Council

Friday, August 15, 2014
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Craft Workshops

Make your own popsicle fish, bird feeder and aeroplane. Sessions will be 10.30-12Midday or 1.30-3pm. Ideal for families and children 5 to 12. Booking is essential. Funded and supported by South Gloucestershire and Yate Town Councils and Quartet Community Foundation.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Paper Making Workshops

Discover the traditional art of making paper and try wiritng on it. Sessions are between 10.30 and Midday or 1.30-3pm. This is an ideal family event and ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking essential. Funded and supported by South Gloucestershire and Yate Town Councils and quartet Community Foundation.

Friday, August 22, 2014
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Tudor History Day

Discover the world of the Tudors in this exciting history day. Find out what Tudor people were doing at home and make some of your very own Tudor objects.

Free admission. Suitable for families and all ages.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Clay Workshops

Come and make your very own clay objects in the classic clay workshop at Yate Heritage Centre. Sessions start at 10.30am or 1.30pm. Ideal for children 5-12 and booking is essential.

Funded by South Gloucestershire Council

Thursday, October 30, 2014 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Tudor Rat Catcher Workshop

Discover the world of the Tudor Rat Catcher and make your very own rat and rat trap. Suitable for children of all ages. Workshops take place at 10.30am and 1.30pm. To guarantee a place please book.

Funded and run by Gloucester Records office Education.

Friday, October 31, 2014 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Carol Singing

Yate Town Council and the Friends of Kingsgate PArk invite you to an evening of informal Carol Singing on St Mary's Green by Yate Heritage Centre from 6.30pm onwards. The evening will also feature refreshments including mulled wine. See you there. 

Saturday, December 13, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Victorian Schoolday

Come and sample life in our Victorian school session. You will have the opportunity to dress up and learn about religion in school, do hymn singing, do Victorian writing and military drill.

Lessons begin at 11am,1.30pm and 3pm.

Booking is essential. Ideal for children over 5.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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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 1.30pm. Booking essential.

Thursday, February 19, 2015 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Easter Egg Painting Workshop

Come and make your very own wonderful egg in our classic Easter Egg painting workshop. Your painted easter egg will be perfect for the mantelpiece or bedroom. Workshops are between 10.30 and Midday or 1.30 to 3pm.

Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Please book. Donations are welcome.

Thursday, April 02, 2015
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