Exhibitions

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!

  • The Filton Aircraft Story Tuesday 17th May 2016 10:30 am - Saturday 2nd July 2016 4:30 pm This major exhibition tells the story of Filton Aircraft and its impact on the people of south Gloucestershire and Bristol. Covering the main themes linked to BAC and Rolls-Royce in their different incarnations, we focus on the development of the works, the history of the workers and the impact they all had on the different communities around S Gloucestershire, not least Yate and Sodbury. The Concorde Museum, Rolls-Royce Heritage Centre, Filton History Project and South Glos Museums have all provided artefacts and abckground infgomration fo rthis display. Kindly funded by Airbus PLC. 
  • First World War and the Somme Tuesday 5th July 2016 10:30 am - Saturday 23rd July 2016 4:30 pm Discover the history of the First World War in the Yate area and links to the battle of the Somme. There will be special Somme related material and objects as part of the exhibition.
  • First World War and the Somme Tuesday 5th July 2016 10:30 am - Saturday 23rd July 2016 4:30 pm Discover the history of the First World War in the Yate area and links to the battle of the Somme. There will be special Somme related material and objects as part of the exhibition.
  • First World War and the Somme Tuesday 5th July 2016 10:30 am - Saturday 23rd July 2016 4:30 pm Discover the history of the First World War in the Yate area and links to the battle of the Somme. There will be special Somme related material and objects as part of the exhibition.
  • At Home in Yate Tuesday 26th July 2016 10:30 am - Tuesday 13th September 2016 4:30 pm At Home in Yate looks at life at home in our area from the 19th centurey to today. We will look at every aspect of home life in past times as well as modern housing in the post-war period. There will be a display of many of our major artefacts in the collection including our full size 1905 mangle.
  • 2016 Yate Open Tuesday 13th September 2016 10:30 am - Wednesday 5th October 2016 4:30 pm Once again we are pleased to showcase the work of talented artists living and working in the Yate area. Each year we are fortunate to have some high quality fine art to display and we anticipate this year will be no excaption. Artists are asked to submit up to 4 pieces of work by the 8th of September.

 

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"It was well planned, informative with lots to see and lots to do".
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Learning with Yate Heritage Centre

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

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  • 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
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  • Events beyond living memory

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