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

East Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)
Ashby de la Zouch archaeology - have a go!
A great opportunity for young and old alike to have a go at geophysical and topographic surveys of the historic Bath Grounds in Ashby de la Zouch. Supported by Mercian Archaeological... [Read more]
South East | Kent
Various dates (see below)
London | City of London
Sat 23rd Jul 2016
North East | County Durham
Sat 16th Jul 2016

Twitter feed

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Festival organisers - Important PR deadlines Register your events by 10th March, for a chance to be included in... https://t.co/7GI4Q4UQHo
2 days 2 hours 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 4 days ago
Great review of Festival events in Winchester!... https://t.co/Sbqci1Vp6w
3 weeks 1 day 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 2 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 2 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 2 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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