What People are Saying

From Watermore Primary School: Seaside Holidays

"The Children and I wanted to thankyou for the lovely time we had when you came to visit. Your talk was fun and interesting and the children have remembered so much of what you said. We look forward to inviting you again"

Children's comments:

  • "We really enjoyed what you told us about the seaside today, I learnt that they took their friends with them"
  • "I liked singing the song"
  • "I learnt that Victorian ladies sat on the rocks and did not like getting their dresses dirty"
  • "I liked the story"
  • "I liked the pictures"
  • "I liked it when I held the umbrella"

From Frampton Cotterell Primary: Victorian Mining

"Great session, children really enjoyed the role play - More please! Fab artifacts and great ideas on how to engage children."

From Broadway Infants School: 1940s Homelife

"It was well planned, informative with lots to see and lots to do".
Vicky Rowse and Sarah Titley from Broadway Infants School

"Thank you for helping us on our school trip. I liked the mangle because we got a go with a shirt. I liked the school trip lots and lots and lots." - Pupil

From Kings Court Primary School: The History of Yate

"It was brilliant!" - Pupil

Artefacts from the Handling Collection

Outreach Session

"On behalf of Yate Methodist Church, can I thank you for your contribution which made our first 'Activity and Entertainment for Senior Citizens' a success."
David King, Lay Pastoral Worker

Victorian Washing and a "What on Earth is this?" Quiz

Outreach Session

"Many thanks for coming along to Dodington Open Access Summer Play Scheme (twice). The children and staff really enjoyed both activities. Thanks again for your time and effort to organise these activities. We would love you to come back next year and do similar activities if this is possible. Thanks from the Playscheme staff"
Adam, Nigel, Kali, Carly, Helen, Ellie and Hannah


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What People are Saying

"It was well planned, informative with lots to see and lots to do".
Pupils at Broadway Infants School

"We would love you to come back next year and do similar activities...".
Playscheme Staff

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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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