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!

  • Sodbury & Yate Photographic Club Annual Display Tuesday 15th April 2014 10:30 am - Saturday 10th May 2014 4:30 pm Sodbury & Yate Photographic Club proudly present their annual display with a range of high quality images to suit and delight a wide audience.
  • The Severn Bridge Rail Disaster Tuesday 13th May 2014 10:30 am - Tuesday 10th June 2014 4:30 pm The Severn Bridge Rail Disaster was one of the most dramatic and traumatic events on the River Severn in the post-war period. Discover what happened in 1968, the images and Railway artefacts from past decades. 25th Anniversary of the Re-opening of Yate Railway Station Combined with this display, we will have small display on the history of Yate railway station from 1844 onwards charting its history from the golden era in the 19th century to the post-war decline to the re-opening in 1989.
  • Yate Archaeological Exhibition Friday 13th June 2014 10:30 am - Tuesday 8th July 2014 4:30 pm Yate Archaeology Group present SCARP South Gloucestershire Community Archaeology Rescue Project. Discover what archaeology is being recorded and discovered in our area and how you can get involved.


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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.

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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

  • 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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