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Monday, August 19, 2019
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Archaeology Finds Day

Yate Heritage Centre welcomes back the Gloucestershire Portable Antiquities Scheme, who will be on hand to answer as many of your enquiries linked to your artefacts. Whether ancient of modern, found underground or on your mantelpiece, the experts will aim to identify and provide context for your objects.

The local Yate Archaeology Group will also be on hand to answer any questions on local archaeology and how you can get involved.

Saturday, May 18, 2013 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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YADAG Talk & Meeting

£2.00 entry fee refreshments avaliable 7.00pm start

Thursday, June 20, 2013 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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YADAG Talk & Meeting

£2.00 entry fee refreshments available 7.00pm start.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Aerial Photography

Amanda Dixon of the English Heritage Archives in Swindon will give the history and background to Aerial Photography and its uses in archaeology.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Yate Archaeology Day

Yate and District Archaeology Group proudly present the biggest archaeology and history day ever assembled at Yate. There will be a wide selection of demonstrations and re-enactments including: - a flint knapper,  Roman Army demonstrations, Medieval cookery, Medieval hunting, Tudor food, 18th century apothecary, and WWI and WWII demonstrations. There will also be the opportunity to try making your own pot, building a Roman mosaic, basket making and a host of other activities including: 

11am - 3pm Medieval and Tudor Music

12am, 1.30pm and 3pm Storytelling with a historic twist.

12am - 3pm Brass Rubbing activity in St Mary's Church.

Refreshments on the St Mary's Green and St Mary's Church throughout the day.

Saturday, July 27, 2013 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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YADAG Talk & Meeting

£2.00 entry fee refreshments available 7.00pm start.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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YADAG Talk & Meeting

Highlights of the archaeological and antiquarian collections at Bristol Museum with Kate Iles, Keeper of Archaeology and Antiquities at Bristol Museums.

£2.00 entry fee refreshments available 7.30pm start.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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YaDAG Lecture and Meeting.

Paul Driscoll updates recent archaeological work and recording in the Yate and South Gloucestershire areas.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Archaeology Finds Day

Yate Heritage Centre welcomes back Kurt Adams and the Gloucestershire Portable Antiquities Scheme. Visitors are invited to bring in their archaeological finds or any historic object they want identified. The day also offers the opportunity to meet representatives of your local archaeology group and get involved.

Saturday, March 08, 2014 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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YaDAG Lecture and Meeting

Yate & District Archaeological Group host the April talk "Zoological Archaeology" with Steve Tofts. This promises to be a fascinating and practical event on a subject little known with the general public.

To guarantee a place please book. £3 admission or £2 for members.

 

 

 

Thursday, April 17, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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YaDAG Lecture and Meeting

Yate & District Archaeological Group host the April talk "Zoological Archaeology" with Steve Tofts. This promises to be a fascinating and practical event on a subject little known with the general public.

To guarantee a place please book. £3 admission or £2 for members.

 

 

 

Thursday, April 17, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Archaeology of SW Cornwall

Jackie Carpenter discusses the rich history of South-West Cornwall as part of the YaDAG meeting.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Archaeology of Doynton

As part of the June YaDAG meeting Sue Adams will be illustrating recent excavations at Gaunt's Earthcott. The work was undertaken recently by YaDAG. Sue has written a dissertation on this site.

Thursday, June 19, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Recent excavation around Gloucestershire

Unfortunately, this meetign has been cancelled. We are loking to book a trip around Lower Woods on Saturday November 8th.

Thursday, October 16, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Know your Place

Pete Insole of bristol City Council demonstrates the role of Know your Place as a map related local history tool and how we can interact with it and potential for other areas. £3 admission or free for YaDAG members.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Magic of Megaliths

Gail Boyle descibes the history, development and archaeological significance of megaliths in the British and regional landscape. £3 admission or £2 for YaDAG members.

Thursday, December 04, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Archaeology Finds Day

Yate & District Archaeological Group and Yate Heritage Centre present an Archaeology Finds Day. At the heaert of the day will be the Portable Antiquities Scheme enabling visitors to bring in their historic objects or excavated items for identification.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to discover their local archaeology, meet local archaeologists and discover how to become involved in this work.

Saturday, February 14, 2015 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Archaeology Finds Day

Yate & District Archaeological Group and Yate Heritage Centre present an Archaeology Finds Day. At the heaert of the day will be the Portable Antiquities Scheme enabling visitors to bring in their historic objects or excavated items for identification.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to discover their local archaeology, meet local archaeologists and discover how to become involved in this work.

Saturday, February 14, 2015 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Archaeology Finds Day

Yate & District Archaeological Group and Yate Heritage Centre present an Archaeology Finds Day. At the heaert of the day will be the Portable Antiquities Scheme enabling visitors to bring in their historic objects or excavated items for identification.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to discover their local archaeology, meet local archaeologists and discover how to become involved in this work.

Saturday, February 14, 2015 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Pewter History Lecture

Discover the history and mystery of pewter at the Yate Archaeology Group talk. As well as hearing about this fascinating metal there will be the opportunity to see different pewter over the course of the evening.

£3 admission or free for YaDAG members.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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