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!

  • Schools of Yate and Sodbury Wednesday 21st March 2018 10:30 am - Wednesday 2nd May 2018 4:30 pm The Schools of Yate and Sodbury look at the development of schools in the Yate area after WWII and the rapid changes which have swept our teachers and children in the last 70 years. There will be fascinating artefacts from the period dating from the Secondary moderns to the present day.  
  • House History of Yate and Sodbury Thursday 3rd May 2018 10:30 am - Wednesday 27th June 2018 4:30 pm Behind the older house doors of Yate and Sodbury lie fascinating histories of different people demonstrating the ebb and flow of life for people in th elast 150 years. This display charts the history of the people living in selected properties in Yate and Sodbury and the unexpected lives led there.


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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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