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!

  • Roman Yate Tuesday 11th July 2017 10:30 am - Saturday 2nd September 2017 4:30 pm Discover the Roman History of the Yate area and the important sites in the area. Roman Yate will feature some of the best finds from local sites and there will also be the opportunity to dress as a Roman or Saxon and learn how Roman would have lived in this area. 
  • Shopping in Yate Thursday 31st August 2017 10:30 am - Wednesday 11th October 2017 4:30 pm Discover the world of shopping in the Yate area and how it has changed over the years. There will be a widfe range of retail items from the Yate and Sodbury areas during the 20th century and our own Yate general stores.


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Photos or Film from Yate's Past - If you own something of interest then contact Yate Heritage Centre.

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

  • 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

Visit our learning page to find out more or download our latest newsletter below.