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

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Clay workshops

Classic clay workshops. Come and make your own summer inspired items. workshops are 10.30am or 1.30pm start. Ideal for children 5-12. Booking essential.  Funded by South Gloucestershire Council and supported by Yate Town Council.

Thursday, August 16, 2018 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Stomp Rocket Workshops

Come and join us for this exciting holiday workshop making Stomp Rocket. This workshop is great fun and you can fire your rocket straight away. Workshops are 10.30-12am or 1.30-3pm. Ideal for 5 to 12 year old children. Booking essential. Donations welcome.  Funded by south Gloucestershire, Dodington and Westerleigh Parish Councils.

Thursday, August 23, 2018
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Roman Medicine Workshop

Discover what Romans doctors and ordinary people did for medicine and healing the sick. Children will be able to make medicine and lavender bags the Roman way. workshops begin at 10.30am or 1.30pm. Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking essential. Donations welcome. Funded by the SW Museums Small Grant Big Improvement scheme.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Tudor Food Workshops

Sample the world of Tudor eating in this wonderful history workshop. As well as learning about food during Tudor times you will have the opportunuity to make some of your own. Workshops begin at 10.30am or 1.30pm. Ideal for children 5-12. Booking essential. Donations welcome. Funded by SW Museums Small Grant Big Improvement scheme.  

Thursday, November 01, 2018 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Egyptian Clay Workshops

Come and make your very own Ancient Egyptian clay tablets in these fun, educational workshops. Workshops are either 10.30am or 1.30pm. Ideal for 5-12 year olds. Booking essential. Adult guidance expected. 

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Tudor Food Workshops

Come and make food like the Tudor. Using texchniques from the 16th century come and grind corn and prpeare other foods from the time. workshops begin at 10.30am or  1.30pm. Booking essential. ideal for children 5 to 12 accompanied by adults of any age. booking essential and donation welcome. Funded by SW Museums.

Thursday, February 21, 2019 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Toy making workshops

Come and make your own Victorian style toys including a Jack in the Box, ball and cup or optical illusion. This is ideal for children 5-12 years old. Workshops begin at 10.30am or 1.30pm. Booking essential. Adult supervision please. Free but donations welcome.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Flower Design Workshops

Discover the Victorian art of flower pressing and create your very own flower patterns and styles in this unusual workshop. Workshops begin at 10.30m or 1.30pm. Ideal for children 5-12. Booking essential. Adult supervision please. Donations welcome. 

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Puppet Workshop (Famous local people)

Coming along to our wonderful puppet workshops where you can discover, not only how to make a basic puppet, but also create a local person from history. Workshops begin at either 10.30am or 1.30pm. Ideal for children 5-12. Please bring an adult. Booking essential. Funded by Dodington and Westerleigh Parish Councils.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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School Holiday Activities

Come and join us at Yate Heritage Centre for our school holiday activities. Join in our traditional games and find the bears! You can also have fun dressing up in our clothes box.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 10:30 am - Saturday, August 31, 2019 4:30 pm
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Victorian Washday

Join our classic washday at Yate Heritage Centre. See the different aspects of a traditional washday and have a go at most of them. You can see other artefacts linked to a washday and discover stories of washdays in the Yate area. Drop in Session. Free.

Wednesday, August 07, 2019 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Civil War doctor Workshop

Discover what doctors had to do and what they could do during the battles of the Civil War in Britain. During this unique workshop you will have the opportunity to make some of your own Civil War regimental flags. Workshops begin at 10.30am or 1.30pm and booking is essential. Ideal for children 5-12 and curious accompanying adults. Free but donations welcome. Funded by Westerleigh and Dodington Councils.

Thursday, August 08, 2019 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Heraldry Workshops

Discover the world of Medieval Heraldry and create your own Medieval flags. Ideal for children 5-12 accompanied by adults. Workshops begin at 10.30am or 1.30pm. Booking essential. Workshops funded by Yate, Westerleigh and Dodington Parish Councils.

 

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Roman Clay Workshop

Discover the world of Roman Britain and what Romans were doing in their home lives. There will also be the chance to create your very own decorated Roman oil lamp. Workshops begin at 10.30am or 1.30pm. Ideal for children 5-13. Booking essential. Free workshop but donations welcome. Adults to accompany children. Funded by Dodington and Westerleigh Councils.

Thursday, August 15, 2019 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Ancient Egypt Clay workshop

Discover the ancient Egyptians and come and make your own clay pots or other related clay objects. Workshops are 10.30am to 12pm or 1.30 to 3pm. Ideal for children 5-12 years of age. Booking essential. Children to be accompanied by an adult. Funded by Dodington and Westerleigh Parish Councils. Free event but donations welcome.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Ghosts and Ghoulies Workshop

Find out all about historic Ghosts, Goblins and Ghoulies in this craft workshop. Gloucester Records Office bring to life All Hallows Eve and you can also make your own bats.  Workshops are 10.30am to 12pm and 1.30-3pm. Ideal for children 5-12. Please come accompanied by an adult. Booking essential. Funded by Dodington and Westerleigh Parish Councils

Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Card Craft Workshops: Hearts and Flowers

Make your own traditional Valentine related card using different craft materials and discover the history of the Valentine card. Workshops are 10.30-12pm or 1.30-3pm. Ideal for children 5-12. Booking essential. Adult guidance expected. Funded by Dodington, Westerleigh and Yate Councils.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Ancient Egypt Clay workshop

Discover the world of the Ancient Greeks through this wonderful clay workshop. Find out about Greek pottery and make your very own Greek pottery. Workshops are between 10.30am to 12pm and 1.30 to 3pm. Ideal for children 5-12. Booking essential. to be accompanied by an adult. Funded by Dodington, Westerleigh and Yate Councils.  

Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Spring Animal Craft Workshop (cancelled)

More details soon. Workshops will begin at 10.30am or 1.30pm and will be of around 90 minutes in duration. They are ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking essential. Adult attendance expected.   Funded by Yate, Dodington and Westerleigh Councils.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Easter Egg Workshops (Cancelled)

More details soon. Workshops will begin at 10.30am or 1.30pm and will be of around 90 minutes in duration. They are ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking essential. Adult attendance expected.   Funded by Yate, Dodington and Westerleigh Councils.

Thursday, April 16, 2020 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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