About the Festival of Archaeology

Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the Festival offers hundreds of events nationwide, organised by museums, heritage organisations, national and country parks, universities, local societies, and community archaeologists.

The 2016 Festival of Archaeology is now over. Thank you to all of our event organisers and everyone who came along to events. The 2017 Festival of Archaeology will take place between 15 - 30 July and registration for events is now open! .

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East Midlands | Leicestershire
Wed 19th Jul 2017
DISSOLUTION – Monasteries to Mansions
Abbeys and Priories were an important part of the fabric of medieval society. In the 1530's they were swept away as Henry VIII broke with Rome and dissolved the houses. The talk... [Read more]
South East | West Sussex
Tue 25th Jul 2017 - Fri 4th Aug 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sat 29th Jul 2017

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1 day 19 hours ago
Are you interested in the life of a Roman solider? Do you fancy discovering the battles fought hundreds of years... https://t.co/Z6K6YCkVTv
3 weeks 2 days ago
Registration is still open for the Festival of Archaeology! Join in with hundreds of events around the UK!... https://t.co/EJWUSBFXdP
3 weeks 3 days ago
New Festival events coming in! See what's on in your area! https://t.co/Cu1Ud9c4hi
3 weeks 3 days ago
New events still coming in! See what's on in your area! https://t.co/Cu1Ud9c4hi https://t.co/HTqSZoPTl1
1 month 1 week ago
Love Lego? Put your master builder skills to the test by building Barrow and Morecambe Bay out of Lego at the Dock Museum, Barrow.
1 month 1 week ago
Lots of event happening for British Science Week! https://t.co/1Fs48NSFbB https://t.co/m8BhFx1OSQ
1 month 2 weeks ago
Join an exciting community archaeological dig at Goathland Incline in the North York Moors National Park, once at... https://t.co/tDpmIh5itq

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