About the Festival of Archaeology

Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the 2014 Festival offered over 1,000 events nationwide, organised by museums, heritage organisations, national and country parks, universities, local societies, and community archaeologists.

The 26th Festival of Archaeology will take place between the 16 - 31 July 2016.

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What's on

Wales | Isle of Anglesey
Tue 21st Jul 2015
Hand signatures through history @ Isle of Anglesey
A family workshop to create hand signatures based on rock art with the archaeologists George Nash and Pedro Cura. Various archaeological activities will also be available. Arwyddnodau... [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Tue 5th May 2015 - Fri 31st Jul 2015
South West | Somerset
Sat 25th Jul 2015
South West | City of Bristol
Sun 26th Jul 2015
South East | Hampshire
Fri 17th Jul 2015

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