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Events under 'Yate Lecture Series'
Monday, May 27, 2019

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Lecture - Tudor and Stuart Women

Yate Lecture Series - Mark Hailwood of Bristol University examines the daily lives of Tudor and Sturart women drawing on records and sources in the south-west. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by the Friends of YHC. 

Tuesday, March 06, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lecture - Gloucestershire Roads and Waterways of the 17th century

Yate lecture Series - "travel runnes on wheeles"  - 17th century Gloucestershire Roads and Rivers. John Chandler analyses the early roads and water systems of Gloucestershire before the Industrial Revolution. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. booking essential. Funded by the Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lecture - Sodbury Union Workhouse

David Hardill looks at the history of the local union workhouse and the effects it had, not only on the inhabitants, but also on the outside world during and after its life as a workhouse. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by the Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lecture - Cabot's Voyages

Yate lecture Series - The John Cabot Voyages of Discovery in the 1490s. Evan Jones of Bristol University covers the great era of discovery of the Americas in the early Tudor period. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. funded by the Friends of YHC. 

Tuesday, May 01, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lecture - Victorian working Class Music

Yate lecture Series - Victorian Working Class music around Bristol. Nick Nourse of the Universitry of Western England covers the street music and entertainment of the Bristol area duirn gthe 19th century and its effects on later entertainment. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. funded by the Friends of YHC. 

Tuesday, June 05, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - Conflict between the Berkeley and Fitzhardings of the 19th century

David Smith of Berkeley Castle traces the conflict between leading families of the Gloucestershire area in the post-Medieval period. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - Medieval Chipping Sodbury

Local historian Jim Elsworth charts the early development of Chipping Sodbury from early market town to the dynamic Medieval settlement of the 15th century. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by Friends of YHC. Booking essential.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - The Food of Dyrham Park

Christine Cole examines the food and lifstyle of the Blathwayt family of Dyrham Park from the late 17th century. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by the Friends of YHC. Booking essential.

Tuesday, October 09, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - Roman Saturnalia. Please note this lecture is postponed until April 2019!

This lecture is postponed until april 23rd and will form part of the archaeology group lectures.

Cherry Hubbard looks at Roman Saturnalia and what was involved in this roman celebration. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by Friends of YHC. Booking essential.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - WWI and Chepstow Shipyards

Naylor Firth charts the history of the Chepstow shipyards and how they were affected by the Great war. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by Friends of YHC. Booking essential.  

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - Women, civilisation, suffragettes and 1918

Professor June Hannam and Dr Lucienne Boyce of UWE looks at the run up to legislation for the women's vote and the momentous events at the end of the Great War. £2 admission of free for Friends of YHC. Funded by the Friends of YHC. Booking essential.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Latimer and Leach, Bristol Newspaper rivals

Yate lecture Series presents Latimer and leach Bristol newspaper rivals of the 19th century. Eugene Byrne charts the history of the local press through these colourful characters. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by friends of YHC.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lecture - History of Sodbury Market

Once upon a time Chipping sodbury had a long standing market which lasted several centuries, and was the reason for the town's existence. Discover the ebbs and flows of the ancient market from local historians Jim Elsworth and David Shipp. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by the Friends of YHC. 

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lecture - Pubs of the 16th and 17th centuries

Mark Hailwood of Bristol University shares his research into the public houses, inns and taverns of the West Country in the early modern period. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by Friends of YHC. 

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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lecture - Bristol Riots of 1831

Yate Lecture Series is proud to welcome Garry Atterton to discuss the Bristol Riots of 1831. This momentous and dramatic period had a profound effect on Bristol and elsewhere. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by the Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate lecture Series - History of Friendly Societies in the south-west

Local historian Philip Hoyland invites us to find out about the fascinating and little known history of the Friendly Society and the roles they had in our communities over the centuries. £2 admission or free for Friends of Yate Heritage Centre. Funded by Friends of YHC. 

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - Recruitment into the Napoleonic Army

Ian and Beryl Furey-King will delight you with a practical presentation of Napoleonic uniforms and weaponry and the background to recruitment into armies in the early 19th century. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by the Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - The Brass Industry in Bristol and Bath

In this lecture Tony Coverdale explores all evidence and legacy of the local regional brass industry and its impact on the local landscape and the wider world. Booking essential. £2 admission or free for Friends of Yate Heritage Centre. Funded by Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - World War II in South Gloucestershire

The lecture and presentation bring to life the recent oral history undertaken on the surviving adults of the Second World War. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by the Friends of YHC. Booking essential.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - History of Cider

Richard Stone of Bristol University takes us through a history of cider making and cider drinking in the West Country from its origins to being a staple in the lives of many people in recent centuries. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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