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. We are now getting excited about our 25th anniversary this year!

The 25th Festival of Archaeology will take place between the 11th - 26th July 2015 and registration is now open!

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What's on

Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 18th Jul 2015
Open day at the Archaeology Live! training excavation at All Saints, North Street, York
We are pleased to announce that we’ll be opening our excavation up to the public on July 18th as part of the 2015 Festival of Archaeology! Working in conjunction with our hosts... [Read more]
West Midlands | Worcestershire
Wed 15th Jul 2015
East Midlands | Nottinghamshire
Tue 21st Jul 2015
South West | Gloucestershire
Mon 20th Jul 2015
South West | Gloucestershire
Various dates (see below)

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1 day 1 hour ago
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2 days 23 min ago
Explore Woking Palace at an open weekend. There will be guided walks, handling collections and fascinating finds... http://t.co/YVkQldWijr
6 days 22 hours ago
The Festival is in the news already!... http://t.co/cyOo7YuUPD
1 week 1 hour ago
Exciting Egyptian event just in! Excavating Egypt - 12 July - 26 July Meet the teams that uncovered hidden... http://t.co/FoC3Tcpx2i
1 week 1 day ago
Festival of Archaeology organisers! Downloadable posters and logos are now available!... http://t.co/frqcQMTxKk
1 week 2 days ago
Festival events rolling in! Discover how archaeological 'finds' are identified and dated and find out about... http://t.co/TXvHSTjWx4

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