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Events under 'Yate Lecture Series'
Saturday, August 19, 2017

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946 and All That, King Edmund & Pucklechurch

With Gail Boyle (£2) Booking essential.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Lecture - Smuggler City (Bristol in the 16th Century)

Dr Evan Jones of Bristol University will be giving a talk on smuggling and the underworld of Bristol during the 16th century.

The lecture begins at 7.30pm. Admission is £2 and free for Friends of Yate Heritage Centre. Booking is essential.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 7:30 pm
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Travels around World War II Sites in Normandy

Yate Lecture Series - Travels around Historic World War II sites in Normandy with David Woodsford.

 

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Crime In Georgian Bath

Crime in Georgian Bath lecture with Dr Steve Poole.  Booking Essential £2.00 entry or free for Friends of the Heritage Centre.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Newport Medieval Ship

The Newport Medieval Ship was one of the most important archaeological finds In the country.  Discover what all the fuss was about with Dr Toby Jones.  Booking Is Essential £2.00 entry or free for Friends of the Heritage Centre.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Bristol Suffragettes

The Bristol Suffragettes lecture with June Hannam.  Find out about how suffragettes struggled locally to get the vote.

Booking Essential £2.00 entry or free for Friends of the Heritage Centre.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Bristol Chocolate Making Film Show

Come and see John Penny's film show lecture from 7.30pm about the firm Packers in the Greenbank chocolate factory.  This is where the famous Elizabeth Shaw mint chocolates were made.  Prior booking is essential so don't miss out.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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The History Of The Bristol Blenheim (Part Of BAC100)

The history of the Bristol Blenheim (Part Of BAC100) lecture with Patrick Hassell.  Booking is Essential £2.00 entry or free for Friends of the Heritage Centre.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Hatting Industry Of South Gloucestershire

Lecture on the hatting industry of South Gloucestershire with Dr Chris Heal.  Booking Essential £2.00 entry or free for Friends of the Heritage Centre.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Life Of Thomas Speed Of Bristol

The life of Thomas Speed Of Bristol A major player In Georgian Bristol lecture with Chris Heal.  Booking is Essential £2.00 entry or free for Friends of the Heritage Centre.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Communication in Sodbury

A lecture on communication in Sodbury by Jim Elsworth.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Pubs In Bristol

Pubs in Bristol A look at the pubs In Bristol past and present lecture with Roger Jaques.  Booking is Essential £2.00 entry fee or free for Friends of the Heritage Centre.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Medieval Gloucester

Medival Gloucester lecture with Lisa Donal.  Booking Essential £2.00 entry fee or free for Friends of the Heritage Centre. 

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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World War 1 Archaeological Sites in England

Come and learn about key World War 1 archaeology in the UK from one of the top WWI archaeologists in the country.  Lecture with Richard Osgood.  Don't miss out!  Booking is Essential £2.00 entry fee or free for Friends of the Heritage Centre.

Tuesday, November 09, 2010 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Making Of Modern Bristol

A film show on the 1950's developments of Bristol and the rebuilding of the city. With renowned local historian John Perry booking essential £2.00 entry fee free to friends of the Heritage Centre.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Treasures And Trinkets

Treasures and Trinkets! Archaeological lecture with Kurt Adams of the Portable Antiquities Scheme. Discover what amazing finds and history has been discovered beneath Gloucestershire soil over the last few years.

Booking is Essential £2.00 entry fee or free for Friends of the Heritage Centre.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Berkeleys of Yate

Local historian Harry Lane delivers the first talk of the year "The Berkeleys of Yate." The talk charts the 16th century history of the Berkeley Lords in this area and their control of Yate Court during the 16th century and beyond.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tudor Yate

Harry Lane provides a fascinating glimpse of Yate during the 16th century through the records of the time throwing light on the individuals and buildings of the Tudor period. Booking essential. Admission £2 or free for Friends of Yate Heritage Centre.
Monday, January 31, 2011 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Insects of the Bristol Region

Ray Barnett of Bristol Museum gives the background to the weird and wonderful insects of the Bristol region in this fascinating natural history talk.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Victorian Plant Hunters

A Lecture with Christine Cole on the Victoriaan plant hunters of Victorian times £2.00 entry fee or free to friends of the Heritage centre.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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