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!

  • Animal Farm Friday 16th August 2019 10:30 am - Wednesday 18th September 2019 4:30 pm Animal Farm is a display on the farm and domestic animals upon which our descendants depended for centuries. We look at the history of cattle, Shire horses, Medieval sheep and the farm dog and cat in this great local history display.   
  • Aircraft in Yate Saturday 14th September 2019 10:30 am - Saturday 2nd November 2019 4:30 pm To mark the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Second World War we arecovering the proud history of aircraft manufacture in Yate from the build up of making aircraft in the 1920s to the aeroplanes and gun turrets produced in the late 1930s and during the Second World War itself.  
  • Yate Open 2019 Tuesday 5th November 2019 10:30 am - Saturday 30th November 2019 4:30 pm After a few years the Yate Art Open makes a proud return. Artists living and working in the Yate area are welcome to submit their fine art work to demonstrate the talent which exists in our area.


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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.