About the Festival of Archaeology

Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the 2015 Festival offered hundreds of 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 West | Devon
Tue 19th Jul 2016
Guided tour of Shilstone House and garden, Modbury, Devon
Nestled amidst the rolling hills of the South Hams countryside is Shilstone House, a family home with a remarkable and extensive history. The estate, in the parish of Modbury in... [Read more]
South West | Gloucestershire
Fri 29th Jul 2016
South East | Kent
Various dates (see below)
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 30th Jul 2016
South East | Hertfordshire
Sun 24th Jul 2016

Twitter feed

3 days 23 hours ago
Festival organisers - Important PR deadlines Register your events by 10th March, for a chance to be included in... https://t.co/7GI4Q4UQHo
4 days 3 min ago
Can any Festival participants offer advice to an event organiser who is planning a re-enactment event? Email me... https://t.co/MMPn2RBdoS
1 week 6 days ago
Great review of Festival events in Winchester!... https://t.co/Sbqci1Vp6w
3 weeks 2 days ago
Congratulations to the Young Archaeologists Club (YAC) in Colchester! They have won an award of £1,800 from Essex... https://t.co/k0GOgveR0B
3 weeks 3 days ago
Guided tour and a cream tea! Perfect! Guided tour of Shilstone House and garden, Modbury, Devon Nestled... https://t.co/UrxfDmxOqn
3 weeks 3 days ago
Great events coming in for the Festival - this one look fantastic! UnstFest 2016 Located just beyond mainland... https://t.co/5dV1ZByL8X
3 weeks 3 days ago
Great events coming in for the Festival - this one look fantastic! UnstFest 2016 Located just beyond mainland... https://t.co/PwoyQ5Bx5e

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