About the Festival of Archaeology

The Festival of Archaeology 2014 ran from 12-27 July! Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the Festival offered over 1,000 events nationwide, organised by museums, heritage organisations, national and country parks, universities, local societies, and community archaeologists.

The 25th Festival of Archaeology will run from the 11th - 26th July 2015!

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What's on

West Midlands | Staffordshire
Tue 22nd Jul 2014
Exploring the past at Cannock Chase Museum
Bookable children's workshop on an archaeological theme. For children aged 7 and [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Mon 14th Jul 2014
North West | Lancashire
Sat 12th Jul 2014
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Thu 24th Jul 2014
Yorkshire and Humberside | South Yorkshire
Various dates (see below)

Twitter feed

5 days 8 hours ago
Tomorrow is International Archaeology Day! Have a look at the ArchaeoMadness competition!... http://t.co/kLujYnmqiw
1 week 5 days ago
Ongoing tours at Union Chapel, London, due to their popularity during the Festival of Archaeology! Further... http://t.co/3TIXnbm0Sj
2 weeks 2 hours ago
Hello Festival organisers! It is the 25th Festival of Archaeology next year! What shall we do to celebrate? Who... http://t.co/wKBOAZZhYe
2 weeks 6 days ago
Walt Whitman?
2 weeks 6 days ago
RT @NTS_archaeology: @FestivalofArch Obviously: The archaeologist's spade delves into dwellings vacancied long ago, -W.H. Auden #Archaeolo
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RT @WorCityHeritage: @FestivalofArch We dig dig dig dig dig dig dig in our mine the whole day through To dig dig dig dig dig dig dig is wha…
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