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

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Date

Mosaic Workshop

Come and create your very own wonderful mosaic using a variety of materials. Cherry Hubbard will take you through the history of the mosaic and how to create an amazing design. Workshops take place between 10.30am and Midday or 1.30-3pm.

Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking is essential. Donations are welcome.

Wednesday, April 08, 2015
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World War II Role Play Sessions

Join in the fun with our Second World War role play sessions and discover the world of rationing and identity cards. There will be the chance to get hands on experience of traditional first-aid and also Home Guard drill.

Sessions are from 10.30-Midday or 1.30-3pm. Ideal for children 5-12. Booking essential.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Spring Watch Nature Workshops

Discover the birds, bugs and flowers around the Heritage Centre and St Mary's Church in this wonderful workshop as we do our own mini safari. You can record your findings with drawings or photography.

Sessions are between 10.30 and Midday or 1.30 to 3pm. Ideal for children aged 5 to 12. To guarantee a place please book.  

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Clay Workshops

Come and make your very own Medieval gargoyle face from clay and discover the world of the church gargoyle in this wonderful workshop. 10.30am or 1.30pm. Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking is essential.

Wednesday, August 05, 2015 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Science Workshops

Create your very own weird and wonderful object in our science workshop. 10.30am or 1.30pm start. Ideal for 5-12 year olds. booking essential.

Thursday, August 06, 2015 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Craft Workshops

Discover how to make you own multi-coloured braid using traditional techniques in this Medieval inspired workshop. workshops start at 10.30am or 1.30pm.  Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking essential. donations welcome.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Medieval Food Fun Day

Discover the world of Medieval food and eating and make some of your own related food accessories from the late Medieval period. Workshops start at 10.30am or 1.30pm. For children of all ages especially between 5 and 12. Booking essential.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Greetings Card Printing Workshop

Children are invited to attend our delightful Greetings & Christmas Card workshops. Make your own cards using a wide variety of materials and ideas and impress your family and friends. Workshops are 10.30to 12am or 1.30-3pm. Ideal for children 5 to 12. booking is essential.

Thursday, October 29, 2015 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Creepy Craft Workshops

Make your very own Halloween images mixed with craft skills in this fun workshop. Workshops times are 10.30 to 12am or 1.30 to 3pm. Ideal for children 5 to 12 and booking is essential.

Friday, October 30, 2015 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Bad Habits Workshop

John Putley of Gloucester Records will lead Medieval writing workshops. Discover how to write like a monk during the Medieval period and find out more about life in Medieval abbeys and monasteries in Gloucestershire.

Workshops begin at 10.30am or 1.30pm. Ideal for 5 to 12 year olds. Booking is essential.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Textile Craft Workshops

Come and create your own beautiful objects in our classic textile craft workshops. There will be plenty of scope to use plenty of materials and learn new craft skills with our expert tutors.

Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking essential.

Thursday, February 11, 2016 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Indian Culture Workshops

Come and experience different aspects of Indian culture. There will be the opportunity to learn yoga, sari dressing, making chapattis and trying Indian games. 

The workshops are ideal for children between 5 to 12 and booking is essential. Parental supervision is recommended especially for younger children.

The workshops are funded by South Gloucestershire and Yate Town Councils.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Clay Workshops

Come and make your own clay objects in these fun, classic Easter workshops. The workshops are ideal for children between 5 and 12.

Parental guidance is requested for these workshop and booking is essential. The workshops are funded by South Gloucestershire and Yate Town Council. 

 

Thursday, March 31, 2016 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Textile Craft Workshop

Come and make your own Easter bunnies, eggs and baskets using different textiles. Learn new skills from our expert tutors. workshops are between 10.30 and Midday and 1.30 to 3pm.

Ideal for children between 5 and 12. We recommend children have parental supervision. Booking essential. Donation gratefully received.

Thursday, April 07, 2016 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Frog and Toad Day

Come and see the amphibion collections of Slimbridge here at Yate Heritage Centre. Some of the favourite frogs, toads and salamanders from europe and round the world will be making guest appearences between 11 and 1pm and 2-4pm. Funded by South Gloucestershire Council.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
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Clay Workshops

Yate Heritage Centre present our classic clay workshop day. Have fun creating your own clay objects with a nature and summer theme.

Workshops take place at 10.30am or 1.30pm. This is ideal for 5-12 year olds. We advise parental supervision. Booking essential. Funded by South Glos Council.

 

Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Chinese Culture Workshops

South Gloucestershire Chinese Association are running two culture workshops for Yate Heritage Centre. Visitors will be to discover the ancient art of Chinese Calligraphy and one of the traditional chinese folk dances. workshops are between 10.30am and Midday or 1.30-3pm. ideal for children 5 to 12. Booking is essential and donations welcome. Funded by South Gloucestershire Council. 

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Collage Workshops

Come along and enjoy our wonderful collage workshop. We will be creating a wonderful collage over the course of each of the workshops using a wide variety of materials.

Workshops begin at 10.30am or 1.30pm. Ideal for children 5-12. We recommend parental supervision. Booking essential. Funded by South Gloucestershire Council.

Thursday, August 25, 2016 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Clay (Grotesque) Workshop

Come and create your own clay masks based on the grotesque (ugly) faces on Medieval buildings. Great fun and ideal for children 5 to 12 and adults young at heart. Booking is essential. Workshops begin at either 10.30am or 1.30pm.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Weaving Workshops

Discover the ancient art of weaving in this delightful workshop and create your own woven garment. This is ideal for children 5-12. Workshops begin at either 10.30am or 1.30pm. Booking is essential. Funded by S Glos Council. 

Thursday, October 27, 2016 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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