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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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Yate Lecture Series: The Victoria County History of Yate Parish

Rose Wallis discusses the Victoria County History Project of the parish of Yate and brings to life many of the lesser known key features of the history of Yate. This event will also serve as the launch of the Victoria County History of Yate and its availability in various forms. 

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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History of Thornbury Castle

Tony Cherry of Thornbury gives us a fascinating glimpse of the history of one of the most significant historic buildings in South Gloucestershire from its Medieval origins to its role in more modern times.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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History of the BBC

A lecture on the history of the BBC with Dr Simon Potter of Bristol University. £2.00 entry fee or free to Friends of the Yate Heritage Centre.

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Records of the Overseers of the Poor

A lecture on Records of the Overseers of the Poor with John Looseley £2.00 entry of free to friends of the YHC.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Bristol Place Names

Discover how Bristol's quirky place names came about in the company of Dr Richards Coates.

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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History of the Gloucester Canal

A lecture on the History of the Gloucester Canal with Paul Barnett £2.00 entry or free to friends of the YHC.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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World War I and the Dominions

Kent Fedorowich of the University of Western England discusses the British soldiers who went to fight for the regiments of Canada and Australasia during World War I. 

 

 

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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The 1909 Land Valuation

Anthea Jenkins of UWE gives a talk on the 1909 Historic Land Valuation and how this important set of documents affected the lives of everyone. 

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Indian Soldiers and the Great War

Mark Neathey covers the little known history of Indian soldiers fighting on the Western Front and the links with the Brighton Pavilion Great War hspital

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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The History of POW Camps in World War I

Renowned family historian Colin Chapman analyses the history and archaeology of POW camps both locally and at a regional level.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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History of Harry Stoke Colliery

Steve Grudgings provides the historic background to the forgotten Harry Stoke Colliery, the last major coalmine in the Bristol region, which closed in 1963. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 7:30 am - 9:00 am
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Lydney's Lost Fleet

Paul Barnett describes the remaining archaeology of the maritime vessels which once graced the river Severn in recent centuries and what can be seen today.

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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A Bristol Soldier

Marking the Centenary of World War I we continue with our Great War events with Roger Jaques covering the history of one Bristol soldier from a family history angle. £2 admnission or free for Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Bristol in the Great War

Local author Jacqueline Wadsworth highlights parts of her recent book "Bristol at War" and discusses the impact of the Great War on the lives of the civilian population in the Bristol region. To guarantee a seat please book. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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World War I War Memorials

Keith Nickless of the Western Front looks at the history of World War I War Memorials in the region  and nationally and their enduring impact.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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History of Gloucestershire Almhouses

John Loosley charts the history of the Gloucestershire almshouse and its role during Medieval and modern times. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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A History of Gargoyles

The inimitable John Putley brings to life the history of the gargoyle in church architecture and as cultural symbol over the centuries.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Roman Gardens

Pliny the Elder wrote that there was a certain sanctity to a garden... In this talk I explore the legacy of the Romans in our gardens, how they created peaceful spaces in the midst of their homes, how they used their plants for food, drink, decoration, medicine and dyes. We look at
the primary sources, mosaics, frescos, pollen and seeds. What did they bringwith them and what has survived 2000 years on? Booking essential.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Roman Gardening and Domestic Life

Sample the history of Roman gardening and domestic life with this wonderful lecture and presentation from Roman historian Cherry Hubbard. You will have the opportunity to see and handle some of the plants associated with Roman gardening and appreciate how it all took place. Booking essential.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lecture -Germany, Yate and the History of Celestine

The developemnt of the Celestine industry in Yate is in part the history of links between this area and the German sugar beet industry. David Hardwick charts this fascinating element of local industry and teases out lesser known parts of this history. Admission £3. Please book. this lecture is to mark the 30th anniversary of the twinning links between Yate and Bad Salzdetfurth.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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