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Friday, September 17, 2021

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Saturday, May 16, 2020 9:00 am - Tuesday, June 30, 2020 6:00 pm
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Roman Craft Workshop

Book for our summer holiday Roman Craft workshops. Discover the world of Roman Britain and the mosaic craftsmen made and create your very own mosaic using grains. Workshops begin at 10.30am or 1.30pm. Ideal for children between 5 and 12. Booking is absolutely essential and children must be accompanied by an adult. Masks must be worn at Yate Heritage Centre. Yate Heritage Centre will be following all government guidelines to ensure your safety.  

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Roman Craft Workshops

Join us for a Roman craft workshop. Discover Roman Britain and the mosaics, which were made here. Create your very own mosaic from grains using traditional Roman designs. Ideal for children 5-12. Booking is absolutely essential and children must be accompanied by an adult. Participants and visitors must wear a mask. Yate Heritage Centre will be following government guidelines to ensure the safety of our visitors. Funded by Yate Town, Dodington and Westerleigh Parish Councils.

 

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Seaside Holiday Packs

Families are invited to collect their free Seaside History Craft Packs for the remainder of the Summer Holidays. Learn about early seaside holidays and then make your own seaside collage using all the googies in your pack. Ideal for children 5 to 12. Please contact YHC to confirm your arrival. Guaranteed times we are open are Tuesday and Wedneday 12.30 to 5pm, and Thursday 9am to 1pm. Funded by Yate, Dodongton and Westerleigh Parish Councils. We will be abiding by all the governement safety guidelines linked to Covid 19.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:30 pm - Thursday, September 03, 2020 1:30 pm
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Holiday Workpacks

Yate Heritage Centre will be producing Halloween workpacks for local families. Come and receive your pack from us on Wednesday 28th of October from 9am. Please contact the Heritage Centre on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get your pack.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Holiday Workshop

Create your very own Autumn craft workpack as part of our special activity at half term. You will be able to make your own pack including a Harvest wreath and pine cone rabbit. Ideal for children 5-12. Booking essential. Workshops are between 11am to 12pm or 2-3pm. Funded by Dodington and Westerleigh Parish Councils. *Please note that these workshop will be taking place at the Armadillo Youth Cafe on Station Road*.

Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Half Term Holiday Activities

Yate Heritage Centre proudly present 3 holiday activities surin gthe week of the February half-term.

Try out making Roman cakes, making a Roman bangle or making your very own Roman coinage. you can access this either on                                                                                     YouTube - Yate & district Heritage Centre                                                                                            Facebook - Yate Heritage Centre KidsZone or Yate Heritage                                                       Twitter - YateheritageYH

Funded by South Gloucestershire Council, Dodington, Westerleigh and Wickwar Councils as part of Yate Town Council.

 

Monday, February 15, 2021 9:00 am - Sunday, February 21, 2021 9:00 pm
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Roman Craft Activities February Holiday Activities

Have a go at our Roman Craft Activities over the February holidays: - make your own Roman Cakes, make a stylish Roman Bangle or mint your own Roman Coins!

Details of these activities can be seen on our holiday videos. Go to                                     YouTube - Yate & district Heritage Centre                                                                                            Facebook - @YateHeritage or @YHCKidsZone                                                                                     Twitter - @yateheritageYH

Activities are funded by South Gloucestershire, westerleigh and Wickwar council as part of Yate Town Council.     

 

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 1:00 pm - Sunday, February 21, 2021 9:00 pm
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Easter Workshops. Easter Egg Workshop

Check into our YouTube channel and Facebook pages to see Easter Egg painting workshops. Facebook YateHeritageYH (KidsZone) and YouTube (Yate & District Heritage Centre. Funded by Yate, S Glos, Westerleigh and Wickwar Parish Councils.

Saturday, April 03, 2021 9:30 am - Sunday, April 18, 2021 5:00 pm
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Chocolate Garden Craft Workshop

Come and join our online Chocolate Craft Workshop. This great activity offer you the chance to make your own chocolate garden, learn some new skills and learn about the history of chocolate. Live workshops begin at 10.30am and 1.30pm. Ideal for children 5-12. Please book online for your Zoom link. Funded by Yate, S Glos, Westerleigh and Wickwar Councils. Additionally, other Easter activities will be online via Facebook and YouTube.

Wednesday, April 07, 2021 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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St George Dragon Workshops

Take part in creating some dragons and dragon eggs as part of our St George Celebrations in April. From April 23rd you can visit our Facebook Page Yate HeritageKidsZone or YouTube (Yate and District Heritage Centre) to watch our dragon craft workshops. 

You will also be able to watch the story of St George and the Dragon on the same pages and YouTube Channel from and including the 23rd of April - St George's Day. 

Friday, April 23, 2021 9:00 am - Sunday, April 25, 2021 6:00 pm
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The Ineptitudors

As part of this year's St George Celebrations Same Same Theatre present their own brand of family entertainment: The Ineptitudors - music and comedy with a Tudor/History twist. Same Same are regulars at the St George Celebrations and this is not to be missed. Sessions begin at 1.30 and 3pm.

Funded by Yate and South Gloucestershire Councils. Ideal for all ages. Book for Zoom link.     

Saturday, April 24, 2021 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
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Celestine Glitter Rock and Coal Mine Collage workshops

Come and make your own Celestine glitter rocks at Yate Heritage Centre and discover the history of the fascinating mineral. Celestine was an important part of Yate's history in the late 19th and 20th centuries and is a beautiful mineral in its own right. Additionally, make your own coal mine collage. Workshops are at 10.30am or 1.30pm. Ideal for children 5-12. Booking essential on 01454 862200 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Friday, June 04, 2021 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Clay Animal Workshop

Come and create your own clay animals with our expert crafter Louise. This is an ideal activity for children 5-11. Booking is essential. Guaranteed outdoor space if you book in time. workshops funded by Dodington, Westerleigh and Wickwar Parish Councils.

Friday, August 06, 2021 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Stomp Rocket Workshop

Come and make your very own stomp rocket in this amazing workshop. Hours of fun to be had afterwards with your completed stomp rocket. Ideal for children 5-11. Booking essential from this website or 01454 862200. Funded by Dodington, Westerleigh and Wickwar Councils

Friday, August 06, 2021 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Seaside Craft Workshops

Discover the history of going to the seaside from Yate and create your own beach scene or sea creature in our wonderfulholiday workshop. This is an ideal activity for children 5-11 years old. Booking essential from the website or 01454 862200. Activity funded by Dodington, Westerleigh and Wickwar Parish Councils.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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