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Events under 'Yate Lecture Series'
Monday, August 19, 2019

Event Name

Date

Wulfstan & Clarkeson (Heros Of Anti - Slavery)

A Lecture by Mark Steeds on St Wulfstan & Thomas Clarkeson, two prominent heroes of anti - slavery from different centuries. £2.00 entry fee or free for friends of the Heritage centre. Booking essential.

Tuesday, May 03, 2011 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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AGM Lecture

A Lecture on Medieval Bristol with Mike Brewon 7.00pm 23rd May £2.00 entry fee of free to friends of the Heritage Centre 

Monday, May 23, 2011 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Cabot Project Voyages 1496 - 1500

A Lecture with Evan Jones on The Cabot project Voyages between 1496 - 1500 £2.00 entry fee or free to friends of the Heritage centre Booking essential.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The Berkeley Hunt

A Lecture With David Smith on the Berkeley Hunt £2.00 entry fee or free to friends of the Heritage centre Booking essential.

Tuesday, June 07, 2011 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Captain Swing & The South West

A Lecture with Rose Wallis on Captain Swing and the South West £2.00 entry fee or free to friends of the Heritage centre Booking essential.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Current Excavations In South Gloucestershire

A Lecture with Paul Driscoll on the current excavations in south Gloucestershire £2.00 entry fee or free to friends of the Heritage centre Booking essential.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The Civil War around South Gloucestershire

A Lecture of the Civil War around South Gloucestershire with Ian Chard £2.00 entry fee or free to friends of the Heritage centre.

Tuesday, September 06, 2011 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The SW & Irish Trade In Tudor Times (Postponed)

A Lecture with Brendan Smith on the SW & Irish trade in Tudor times £2.00 entry fee of free for friends of the Heritage centre. This is now postponed until November!

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Building Of The Severn Tunnel

The building of the Severn tunnel Lecture with Trevor Thompson from 7.30pm £2.00 entry or free to friends of the heritage centre.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The Making Of M Shed

A lecture on the making of M shed Bristols new and upcoming Museum due to open on Friday 17 June 2011 £2.00 entry fee of free to friends of the heritage centre.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Yate & Sodbury Picture Show

This one off event enables visitors to see the rich photographic history which we have collected in our special "Comma Net" software system. The evening will contain a presentation of images, many never seen publicly, which can only be seen on this system. As well as a presentation visitors may wish to participate in providing us with more information on some of the pictures and change history.
Tuesday, November 01, 2011 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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South - West England and the trade with Ireland in Tudor times

Brendan Smith of Bristol University will be delivering a talk on the history of the local trade with Ireland during the 16th century and the effect it had on people in the Bristol region.
Tuesday, November 08, 2011 7:30 am - 10:00 am
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Development Of Bristol Harbour

A Lecture with Andy King on the development of Bristol Harbour £2.00 entry fee or free to friends of the Heritage centre.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Serridge Engine Mining Site

A Lecture on the Serridge Engine mining site with Steve Grudgings. The Serridge engine was a late 18th century pumping engine for local coal mines. £2.00 entry fee of free to Friends of the Heritage Centre.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Tudor Yate

Local historian Harry Lane will give a glimpse into 16th century Yate featuring many of the individuals and buildings of the time. Booking is essential. Admission £2 or free for Friends of Yate Heritage Centre
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Emigration to Australia from the South-West

In this special lecture John Looseley of the Gloucestershire Archaeological Society will be discussing the phenomenon of people moving and being sent to Australia during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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War Of The Roses

Peter Fleminig gives an insight into the murder & alchemy that took place during the war of the roses.

Booking essential. £2 or free for Friends of YHC  

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hannah More

John Bartlett presents a lecture on Hannah More her works and her role as a social reformer changing the views of slavery.

Booking essential. £2 or free for Friends of YHC  

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Gloucestershire Highwaymen

A swashbuckling Lecture with John Putley gives an insight into the world of the Gloucestershire Highwayman.

Booking essential. £2 or free for Friends of YHC  

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Hawksbury Chronicles

Barrie Hope gives a lecuture on the Hawksbury Chronicles £2.00 entry or free to friends of the Heritage Centre Booking Essential.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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