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Events under 'Yate Lecture Series'
Sunday, July 03, 2022

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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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The Codringtons, Slavery and Tewkesbury.

The Codrington family of Doddington House had strong links with both slavery and  politics and Tewkesbury. John Dixon of Tewkesbury Museum brings to life this chapter at the end of the slavery period. 

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

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Aircraft Industry around Swindon

Barry Simon will take us through the history of aircraft built in North Wiltshire including the Gloster Gladiator, Gloster Meteor and the Supermarine Spitfire built at South Marston near Swindon. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Event funded by Friends of YHC. Booking essential.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Dunkirk Mill and the Stroud Trust

Stroud boasts a fine legacy of woollen mills with Dunkirk Mill as arguably the finest surviving example. Ian Mackintosh charts the history of this fine mill and th estory behind the Stroud Trust and preserving it.

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

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - History of the Gloucestershire Constabulary

Sue Webb of the Gloucestershire Police Archive charts the history and origins of the police service in the old county of Gloucestrershire to its development in the 20th century. £2 admission for non Friends of Yate Heritage Centre. Event funded by Yate Heritage Centre Friends group. Booking essential. Lecture venue currently Poole Court, Yate. Announcements on the return to Yate Heritage will be made nearer the time.

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - A History of Bristol Brewing 1485-1800

Anistatia Miller reveals new research into the history of brewing in Bristol from its late Medieval origins to the industrial revolution. £2 admission or free for Friends of Yate Heritage Centre. Booking essential. Funded by the Friends of YHC. Venue currently Poole Court, Yate.

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - the Glosters at Waterloo with Andy Meller

Andy Meller discusses the role of the Gloucestershire Regiment at Waterloo and their part in the downfall of Napoleon in 1815. Admission £2 or free for Freinds of Yate Heritage Centre. Booking is essential. Funded by Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yate Lecture Series - Sharpness Shipbreakers

Paul Barnett of the Purton Hulks Trust reveals the history of the Sharpness Shipbreakers. Discover this fascinating part of Severn industrial life with Paul. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by Friends of YHC. Venue to be confirmed nearer the date. 

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Funerary Monuments of Gloucestershire Churches

John Reid discusses the fascinating subject of some of the amazing funerary monuments devoted to Gloucestershire people throughout the centuries. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by Friends of YHC. 

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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The life of FD Maurice

Yate lecture Series presents the talk "The Life of FD Maurice" a lesser known but significant Victorian reformer and theologian brought to life by popular local speaker Alan Freke. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by Friends of YHC. Please note this talk is at Yate Heritage Centre.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Margaret Tothill Suffragette and Politician

Lecturer June Hannam of the UWE supplies our summer lecture on the famed Bristol suffragette and Bristol politician Margaret Tothill. £2 admission or free for Friends of YHC. Booking essential. Funded by Friends of YHC.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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