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

South East | Oxfordshire
Sat 18th Jul 2015
Discovering Dorchester 2015 open day
Come and see what the Dorchester on Thames excavations have revealed this year, with guided tours of the site, finds displays, and hands on activities for kids. As we explore... [Read more]
London | Greater London
Various dates (see below)
South East | Hampshire
Sat 11th Jul 2015
West Midlands | Shropshire
Sat 25th Jul 2015 - Sun 26th Jul 2015
North West | Lancashire
Tue 7th Jul 2015 - Sat 29th Aug 2015

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Building on the success of last year, the Archaeology department of the University of York, UK, is organising the... http://t.co/izUgzsCHsk
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