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!

  • Grand Ridgewood Exhibition Tuesday 19th April 2016 10:30 am - Saturday 14th May 2016 4:30 pm The Ridgewood Community Centre is a hub for the local arts and they showcase a range of fine and applied art at Yate heritage Centre. Visitors to the Centre can expect beautiful textiles, ceramics and fine art from local artists and even work from local children.
  • 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. 


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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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