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

South West | Somerset
Sat 11th Jul 2015 - Mon 31st Aug 2015
The horse hunters of Cheddar Gorge
At the end of the Ice Age, 14,700 years ago, as grassland replaced the tundra, wild horses came to Cheddar Gorge followed by our ancestors, who lived in the caves. Re-enactors,... [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 18th Jul 2015 - Sun 19th Jul 2015
South West | Dorset
Sun 12th Jul 2015
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)

Twitter feed

3 days 1 hour ago
Between 11th-12th July, come along to Bamburgh Castle's "Living History with St Cuthbert's Land". Bringing... http://t.co/6X4VyXODoh
5 days 6 hours ago
Council for British Archaeology | Young Archaeologists’ Club wins EU prize for Cultural Heritage... http://t.co/QFZq5KJaOu
1 week 2 days ago
Festival organisers! Festival PR date; register by 15 May for maximum PR!
3 weeks 1 day ago
Another Festival event! Take part in Bringing History Alive at St. Mary's Church, Rickinghall Inferior on 11th... http://t.co/7158GzY2vg
3 weeks 2 days ago
The Young Archaeologist's Club will be hosting several events during the Festival this year, including a day of... http://t.co/mXBfKCGVlM
3 weeks 2 days ago
RT @CotswoldArch: Our event 25 July with @CoriniumMuseum is now live on @FestivalofArch website. Lots more #archaeology fun too! http://t.c…
3 weeks 3 days ago
The Festival of Archaeology 2015 has some brilliant opportunities to learn more from the experts about... http://t.co/qubOGS7GOf

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