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!

  • Armistice and Aftermath Exhibition Wednesday 24th October 2018 11:00 am - Wednesday 9th January 2019 4:00 pm First World War Exhibition to mark the Centenary of the 1918 Armistice. The display covers the end of the war & the effects of war on the lives of local people. Features WWI mementoes from local people and artefacts from our own collections.
  • The Markets of Yate and Sodbury Thursday 24th January 2019 10:30 am - Saturday 16th March 2019 3:00 pm Discover the world that was once dominated by animal and produce markets in the earlier 20th century and find about what markets existed in our local parishes. Part funded by Yate Town Council and Chipping Sodbury Town Lands Charity


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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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