Come and visit Yate Heritage Centre and relive the past through our fascinating FREE exhibitions. Plan your visit by checking our opening times and finding out how to get here. We look forward to seeing you!

  • History of the Sodbury Union Workhouse Tuesday 28th November 2017 10:30 am - Thursday 25th January 2018 11:30 am Our Christmas and New Year exhibition charts the history of the Sodbury Union workhouse. We will be displaying some of the fascinating artefacts from our workhouse collection which originated from the work of Pat Alcock.  
  • The Pubs of Yate and Sodbury Thursday 25th January 2018 10:30 am - Saturday 17th March 2018 11:00 am Yate & District Heritage Centre present a history of the pubs of Yate and Sodbury. we will feature the history of these buildings and many of the characters who drank there and ran our favourite pubs past and present. With historic artefacts we uncover much of the recent and ancient history of our towns and villages.  


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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

  • Workshops Activities
  • KS1, KS2 and KS3
  • Local History, Life and Events

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.

  • Changes within living memory
  • Significant Event of National Importance
  • Events beyond living memory

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