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!

  • Parish of Industry Monday 10th April 2017 10:30 am - Tuesday 25th April 2017 4:30 pm Exhibition celebrating the history of modern industry in Yate and the people who worked within it. The display features many of the key artefacts linked to the history of Newman industries and Parnall Aircraft and Parnall (Yate). 
  • Clothing Yate Wednesday 26th April 2017 10:30 am - Saturday 10th June 2017 4:30 pm One of the highlights of 2017 will be Clothing Yate, a display celebrating the history of clothes and fashion in the Yate area. The disaplay will feature a number of seldom seen costume for our collection including a Yate flying jacket, workhouse shoes and a Sodbury Queen jacket. We are also pleased to exhibit the Henry Blathwayt Dress Jacket from the First World War period courtesy of the National Trust Dyrham Park and recently conserved with an HLF grant. this is also part of the South Gloucestershire First World War project. 
  • Yate Schools 6th Form Photographic Display Tuesday 13th June 2017 10:30 am - Saturday 8th July 2017 4:30 pm Yate International Academy and school from the Cotswold Edge area put together an innovative and cutting edge display of photographic work to challenge local audiences.


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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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