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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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Yate Lecture Series - Reforming Women

Mark  Steeds bring his research of the radical and not so radical women of the Bristol area to our attention. History of outstanding from the 19th and 20th centuries. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by Friends of YHC. Booking essential.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - Bristol Cinema

Clive Burlton presents an unusual historic evening at Yate Heritage Centre charting the history of Bristol Cinemas and delighting us with film footage of the earlier 20th century cinemas in the area. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by the Friends of YHC. Booking essential.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - Regency St Pauls

John Penny discusses the history, architecture and development of Regency St Pauls (early 19th century) and what the suburbs retains today from that era. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by the Friends of YHC. Booking essential.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - Victorian Hospitals and Asylums

Stella Mann charts the history of Victorian hospitals and asylums with examples drawn from Blackberry Hill and other local institutions. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by the Friends of YHC

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - Ferries, Fykes and Fishing on the Severn

John Putley brings to life the traditional communities of the River Severn, how they developed and how they made their living. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Free for Friends of YHC. 

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - Tudor Church Services

Reverend Hywel Snook will be taking us on a journey through the format of a Tudor service looking at the changes from a Medieval Catholic service to one which was changed following the Reformation. This will now take place in 2021 as an event, but an alternative online event will be offered.

 

 

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Postponed - Yate Lecture Series - The 1535 Royal Progress through Gloucestershire

Postponed until September 2021. Alan Pilbeam will be charting Henry VIII's royal progress through Gloucestershire and the visits to little Sodbury, Iron Acton and numerous other locations in this area. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by the Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - Tudor Church Service

The Reverend Hywel Snook takes us on a tour of a Tudor Church service in relation to St Mary's and an English church. The presentation will feature both early Tudor and Elizabethan elements and the changes wrought during this dramatic religious period. Booking essential via this website or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Supported by Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - Bristol Radicals 1640-1660 (Zoom meeting)

Online lecture. Jonathan Harlow of the University of Western England examines the history of the men, who were fomenting change during the English civil War and Commonwealth period and the influence they had. Funded by Friends of YHC. Booking essential for link.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Zoom Lecture Series - History of the Gloucester Tall Ships

Tony Conder takes us on a voyage of discovery looking at the history of the Tall Ships of Gloucester. Please e-mail us to get the Zoom link. Booking essential. Funded by the Friends of YHC. 

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Zoom Lecture Series - Men Behaving Badly - Crime and Punishent around Stroud in the 17th and 18th centuries

Ian Mackintosh takes us on a discovery of the law and punishments meted out to people during the 17th and 18th centuries and what this says about that society. Booking essential to obtain Zoom link. Funded by the Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - Thomas Tresham and the Tudor Court

Paul Thompson of the Museum of London archaeology unit and regular demonstrator at Yate, treats us to an online Tudor evening of life at Henry VIII's court and the dress, food and accessories involved with court visits. In other to book a Zoom link please e-mail from this website or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Funded by the Friends of Yate Heritage Centre.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series -Wiltshire Rotten Boroughs 1600-1842

Terry Bracher of Swindon and Wiltshire Archives uncovers the history of the local politics in Wiltshire and the corruption which ensued in many places over the centuries. For a Zoom link to this talk e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or book through this website. Funded by the Friends of YHC. 

Tuesday, February 09, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - The Berkeley Plantation in America 1619-1622

Philip Ashford examines one of the lesser known early plantations in Virginia established by the Berkeleys in the early 17th century and its significance to the later history of the Americas. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by the Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - The History of Woodchester Mansion

Liz Davenport takes us through the history of this charming mansion house and the history of the Capability Brown inspired landscape in which it sits. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by the Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - The Battle of Tewkesbury

Richard Goddard brings to life the Battle of Tewkesbury of 1471, one of the key battles of the Wars of the Roses, how it was fought and its significance during this troubled period. Marking the 550th anniversary of the battle. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by the Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate lecture Series - Boil a Mouse in Urine - Tudor and Stuart Hygiene

Malcolm Watkins reflects on the history of hygiene at home during the Tudor and Stuart period. Booking essential. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Funded by the Friends of YHC. This will now take place in June 2021.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Cirencester Workhouse 1725-1834

Louise Ryland Epton covers the lesser known history of the Cirencester Workhouse during the Old Poor Law, the life of the inmates and how the institution was run. Zoom lecture on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Booking essential. Funded by Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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The 1535 Royal Progress through Gloucestershire

Alan Pilbeam charts the royal progress of King Henry VIII and Ann Boleyn through Gloucestershire in 1535 featuring Little Sodbury Manor and Acton Court. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential for this talk. Funded by Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Black History in Wiltshire (postponed until October 11th 2022)

Terry Bracher of Wiltshire History Centre focuses on the less known black history of Wiltshire and its influence on the history of the county as part of Black History month.

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

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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