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

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Census and the Poor

As part of our Yate Lecture Series Roger Jaques brings to life the power of the Census and what they tell us about the poor. This is ideal for anyone interested in family or local history. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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World War II Aviation Archaeology

Richard Osgood of the Ministry of Defence charts the background to excavations of a German bombing plane shot down during World War II following a raid on the South coast. Parts of the aeroplane will be on display at Yate Heritage Centre in the following months.

£2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking is essential. 

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lecture - US Soldiers in Chipping Sodbury

Jim Elsworth features this brief but significant visit of American soldiers to Chipping Sodbury in 1944 before D-Day. This forms part of the the YHC 70th Anniversary celebrations. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. 

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lecture - Black GIs in Gloucestershire

Professor Neil Wynn of Gloucestershire University charts the history of Black GI soldiers in Gloucestrershire and the issues relating to both the local Gloucestershire communities and their relations with the US Army in England. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, June 09, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Magna Carta

Leture with Peter Fleming on the Magna Carta and what it did for Bristol £2.00 Entry fee or free for friends of the YHC.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Magna Carta and Bristol

Yate Lecture Series presents "Magna Carta, what it did for us and the City of Bristol" with Professor Peter Fleming. Find out the history of the Great Charter in its 800th Anniversary Year and how it affected Medieval towns such as Bristol.

Booking essential. Funded by Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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The History Of The Bishop Hooper

A Lecture with Pete Sullivan on the history of the Bishop Hooper a renowed protestant martyr £2.00 enter fee or free to friends of the YHC.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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History of the Witchfinder

John Putley reveals the fascinating history of the people who took it upon themselves to be witchfinders in the 16th and 17th century with examples in the south-west.

£2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by the Friends of YHC

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Letters from the Trenches

Local author Jacqueline Wadsworth bring to life the fascinating correspondence which was generated by the soldiers of the Bristol region during the Great War.

Admission £2 or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by the Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Bristol and the Victorian Poor

Peter Malpass discuss the lot of the Bristol poor during the tough times of 19th century Britain.

£2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by the Friends of YHC

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Medicine and Public Health in Georgian Bath

Roger Rolls discusses the issues relating to medicine and public health and what made refined Bath different to elsewhere.

£2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by the Friends of YHC

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Heights of Depravity - Horfield Prisons and its Denizens

Peter Wardley of the University of Western England discusses the conditions and the inmates of Horfield prison in the victorian period and the problems it faced.

£2 admission or free for Friends of Yate Heritage Centre. Funded by Friends of Yate Heritage Centre. Booking essential. 

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Bristol Food Riots

Professor Steve Poole of the University ofwestern England explores the regularity and nature of food riots in post-medieval Bristol and the impact it had on the city.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - the Sodbury Victoria County History

Rose Wallis editor of the Sodbury VCH project discusses the Three Sodburys Victoria County History Project and the findings so far. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by the Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, March 08, 2016 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - Medieval Pets

John Putley discusses the nature of Medieval pets what this meant to the Medieval mind and what this tells us of ourselves today. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by the Friends of YHC. Booking essential.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - civil Unrest in Bristol 1910-1914

Civil Unrest in Bristol 1910-1914. Mike Richardson of the University of Western England examines the turbulent period before the First World War and how this affected the Bristol area. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by the Friends of YHC. Booking is essential.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series GWR and the Badminton Line

Great Western Railway and the Badminton Line. alan Freke of Frenchay Museum discusses the role and development of the GWR line and how it affected the Yate area. £2 or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by the Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, June 07, 2016 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Wild World - history of Bristol Zoo

Wild World - Bristol Zoo and the Wider World in the 19th Century. Andy Flack of the University of Western England charts the early history of Bristol Zoo and how it acquired its animals in the 19th century. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by Friends of YHC. 

Tuesday, July 05, 2016 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Bristol Lunatic Asylum

Paul Tobia of the University of Western England uses recent research to tell the story of the Bristol Lunatic Asylum and the public perceptions of it over the years. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by the Friends of YHC. 

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Cloth, Trade, Fashion and Law in Tudor Times

Yate lecture series welcomes back our very own Cherry Hubbard to take us through the clothing and fashion of Tudor England. This will be a fascinating hands on discussion of life during this time and a "must" for anyone with a general interest in this period. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by the Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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