Commemorative Bellringing

Basingstoke District Bell Ringers will be ringing the bells at St Peter’s Yateley on Saturday 1st September at 10.45 to 11.30 to remember bellringer Lance Sgt Charles Albert Butler who was killed 14th Apr 1918. He was the son of the bailiff of Yateley Manor. Two other sons served in WW1 but survived. The Guild […]

Yateley in The Great War

Our History group will be presenting the ‘Yateley in the Great War’ book to raise awareness before it’s launch

Bioblitz 2018

Chris Packham will be at Yateley Common on Monday 23 July Chris Packham’s UK Bioblitz 2018 For ten days Chris Packham and his team of experts will be visiting 50 wildlife sites in Scotland, Northern Ireland, England and Wales to highlight the extent to which the nation’s wildlife is under threat. The Bioblitz campaign has a […]

Yateley Hall Open Day

On Saturday 16 June 2018 – There will be 5 guided tours throughout the day, allocated on a first come, first served basis from 10am. Cost is £2/person payable on the day. As well as the guided tour, there will also be a short talk about the WI in Yateley as they celebrate their centenary […]

Evening Walk on the Common

Led by the Head Ranger, Nicki Paton. Last year we saw plenty of Nightjars and a Hobby put in a fleeting apprearance, we also went off the beaten track to see a few rare plants that only thrive in this unique habitat.  Meet at The Tythings car park at 7.45pm for the Yela Bus to […]

Civic Day celebrations – Picnic in the Park

Fun and games on Yateley Green from 1pm – 4pm.  The Society will have information boards and will be promoting the ‘Yateley in the Great War’ book compiled by our History group.

Yateley Common Rangers

The Rangers will explain all about the work that they carry out on North East Hampshire commons and how important they are.

Time to Thank Them

All about the Voluntary Aid Detachment – the nurses of Yateley during WW1

Yateley Sports Community Interest Company (CIC)

A talk by Colin Ive about Yateley CIC which organises Gig on the Green and Yateley Cask and Cork festival to support local sports at Sean Devereaux Park.

Annual General Meeting

Come along and have your say and a glass of wine.  This is your opportunity to stand up and help the Society continue to do good works.

Beating the Bounds

Our mayor, Tony Spencer, explains about the ancient traditions surrounding the Beating of the Bounds which will be resurrected in Frogmore and Darby Green this year

Xmas Social

This months monthly meeting will be our Xmas Social; quizzes, mulled wine and mince pies. Held at the Red Cross Hall, Monteagle Lane on Thursday the 21st December, start time 19.45.

YDF Neighbourhood Plan

The next meeting of the YDF Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group will be at the Darby Green Community Hall on Wednesday, November 29th. Start time at 19.30. The meeting will be held in public so all residents are welcome so come and get involved.

Monthly Meeting

At our monthly meeting on the 23rd November there will be a talk by the Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust (BVCT) at the Red Cross hall, Monteagle Lane. Start time 19.45.

Urnfield Development

A PR company, Instinctif, are holding what they call “a consultation exhibition” about the on-going reserve matters to be finalised for the 150 home development north of Moulsham Lane. It will be at The Tythings on the 7th November between 16.30 and 19.00 hours.

Monthly Meeting

At the monthly meeting on Thursday 26th October, Robert Belcher will be giving a talk about his new book about Blackbushe Airport, ‘London’s Lost Airport 1942 – 1960’.  It will be at the Red Cross Hall, Monteagle lane and start time is 19.45.

Neighbourhood Development Plan

The next meeting of the YDF neighbourhood Development Plan Steering Group is Tuesday 17th October at the Tythings,  start time 19.30. It is not only open to the public but you will also be invited to participate in our discussions.

Summer Social

Our Summer Social this year is back at Thriftswood by kind permission of owner David Ashworth. It will be held on Saturday the 12th August between 13.00 and 17.00 hours. Come along, bring your blanket/chairs. Pimms will be served.

Yateley Neighbourhood Plan

A second meeting has been arranged to take the Yateley Neighbourhood Plan process another step forward. The meeting will be held in the Darby Green community centre on the 26th July; start time 19.30. This is your chance to influence how Yateley is to be developed over  the next 15 years so come along and make your views […]

Monthly Meeting

At our monthly meeting on the 25th May we are giving a presentation of the new Hart draft Local Plan. This new plan sets out the development strategy in Hart up until the year 2032. What does it mean for Yateley? What does it mean for our environment? What about the infrastructure? Find out what development […]

Civic Day in Yateley

Yateley is celebrating Civic Day this year. Celebrations start on the 3rd June with the Party on the Green and conclude on Civic Day the 17th June with an Open Day at Yateley Hall. Click here to see poster: Yateley Civic Day The national theme for Civic Day this year is Conservation Areas, commemorating 50 years […]

May Fayre

Yateley Society will be at the May Fayre on Monday 1st May. We will be in our new gazebo so please come along and see us. We will be advertising our new book “Yateley in the Great War” which will be published next year to commemorate the end of the 1914 – 18 great war.

Monthly Meeting

Our next monthly meeting is on the 27th April at the Red Cross Hall, Monteagle Lane. Start time is 19.45. This month the talk is titled ‘The Ramblings of a Railwayman’  given by Geoff Burch an ex-train driver.

Civic Day

Our monthly meeting on the 23rd March is all about how Yateley is going to celebrate Civic Day this year. The Society is working with Yateley Town Council in arranging civic events to celebrate not only Civic Day but the 50th anniversary of the Civic Amenities Act (1967)   The plan is to start with […]

Annual General Meeting

It’s our AGM this Thursday 23rd February at the Red Cross Hall, Monteagle Lane. Start is 19.45. The AGM is your opportunity to put questions to the Committee or make suggestions. Tell us what you would like to see us do. The Executive Committee is also up for election so dont’t forget you must be […]

Monthly Meeting

This Thursday, 26th January, is our first meeting of 2017 and we are pleased to have speaking Ian Harvey, Director of Civic Voice, the umbrella organisation for all Civic Societies up and down the country. Ian will be telling us more about how Civic Voice is getting a higher public profile for civic societies and about […]

Monthly Meeting

We are having our Christmas Social on the 22nd December at the Red Cross Hall, Monteagle Lane, start time 19.45. There will be mulled wine, mince pies and seasonal quizzes.

Family History


Monthly Meeting

Our next monthly meeting is on Thursday 27th October at the Red Cross Hall, Monteagle Lane. Start time 19.45.  Mike Mann will be giving a presentation of the conservation work being undertaken by the volunteers working with the Rangers on Yateley Common.

Monthly Meeting

Our next monthly meeting is Thursday 28th July at the Red Cross Hall, Monteagle Lane; start time 19.45. Karen Poll will be giving a talk on the Sean Devereaux Charity.

Monthly Meeting

Please note our monthly meeting is different this month! It is a walk around Yateley based on Valerie Kerslake’s book. It is also on Wednesday so as not to interfere with your EU voting.  We will meet at Forge Court at 19.30 and get as much of the walk in as possible. After the walk […]

Monthly Meeting

Abby Roper will be giving a presentation on what Yateley was like in the 1920s to commemorate the Queens 90th birthday. It will be held as usual in the Red Cross Hall, Monteagle Lane, start time 19.45.

May Fayre

The Society is again at the May Fayre on The Green. Come along and visit us; learn about the progress we are making on our World War 1 project.

Monthly Meeting

The Yateley branch of the Towns Women Guild has selected Yateley Society as one the charities that will benefit from the TWG fund raising during the current year. On Thursday, 28th April, our monthly meeting will feature a talk by Jean Carter, a Trustee of the YTWG,  about the TGW and the charity work they undertake.  Usual […]

Monthly Meeting

Our next monthly meeting is on Thursday 24th March at the Red Cross Hall in Monteagle Lane. Start time is 19.45.   This month we are holding a workshop of the Society’s History Group. This is an opportunity to see the progress of the WW1 research team and learn about the new book covering what Yateley was like between […]

Annual General Meeting

Thursday, 25th February is our AGM at the Red Cross Hall, Monteagle Lane. Start time 19.45.

Monthly Meeting

Our monthly meeting at the Red Cross Hall on Thursday, 28th January, will feature a talk by Philip Todd about old breweries in Yateley. Start time is 19.45.

Christmas Fayre

At the monthly meeting on Thursday the 26th November, we are having a Christmas Fayre at the Red Cross Hall in Monteagle Lane. Buy your presents from local businesses . The evening starts at 20.00 to give us time to set the stalls up.

Yateley Society Monthly Meeting

Thursday, 22nd October is the Society’s monthly meeting at the Red Cross hall, Monteagle Lane. Start time is 19.45. Graham Fleuty will be giving a talk about SAS Captain Cecil Buck. All are welcome.

New World War 1 Project

The Yateley Society has signed a contract with publishers, Pen and Sword, to write a book titled ‘Yateley in the Great War’. This will become one of Pen and Swords “Towns in the Great War” series. The book will be about the ‘home front’ and will not include military events and is due to be complete by August […]