Closure : Yate Heritage Centre

Closure - Yate Heritage Centre: Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, please be aware that Yate & District Heritage Centre will be closed to the public until further notice.

Stay up to date on our Twitter and Facebook pages . You can also look at our Yate Town Council page.

We aim to be back in operation as soon as it is safe to do so. We will update this website with news when we have it.

Our forthcoming displays, activities and St George Celebrations are therefore postponed.

Thank you for your understanding.


Bringing the History of Yate to Life

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Yate Heritage Centre

History of Yate

Visit Yate & District Heritage Centre and explore the fascinating History of Yate and the surrounding area, from the Romans and the Saxons, the Landowners and the Manors, to Yate's bombing in World War II, and its transformation into a modern town. It's all here at Yate Heritage Centre, including our latest exhibitions!

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Keep up to date here, Twitter, Facebook and at Yate Town Council.

Forthcoming Events

There's plenty for you to see and do at
Yate & District Heritage Centre.


Opening Times

10.30am to 4.30pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday.

Come and visit us and see the history of Yate brought to life!

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Photos or Film from Yate's Past - If you own something of interest then contact Yate Heritage Centre.

Yate Heritage Centre, Church Road, Yate, Bristol BS37 5BG. Tel: 01454 862200

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Forthcoming Events

Take a look at our calendar of forthcoming events in Yate. If you find something of interest, then we would love to see you there.

What People are Saying

"It was well planned, informative with lots to see and lots to do".
Pupils at Broadway Infants School


"Fantastic! Thorough and comprehensive. Lots of visual things for the children....".
St Paul's Catholic Primary School

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Learning with Yate Heritage Centre

We work with original local archive material, photographs, maps, census forms and oral history.

We can offer:

  • Loans Boxes 
  • Visits to your school
  • Visits to our Heritage Centre

Inspire the curiosity of your class. Help them to understand the complexity of people's lives, the process of change, the diversity and relationships between different groups in their own locality through time.

Visit our learning page to find out more.