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 | Cornwall
Sat 11th Jul 2015 - Sun 26th Jul 2015
Diggin' deeper - The marvellous history of a medieval longhouse, Tintagel
Discover the long and little-known history of Tintagel Old Post Office, of how this ancient abode would have looked when it was built over 600 years ago and how it has slowly evolved... [Read more]
West Midlands | Worcestershire
Wed 15th Jul 2015
South West | Gloucestershire
Tue 21st Jul 2015
South West | Gloucestershire
Various dates (see below)
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 18th Jul 2015

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1 day 21 hours ago
Explore Woking Palace at an open weekend. There will be guided walks, handling collections and fascinating finds... http://t.co/YVkQldWijr
6 days 19 hours ago
The Festival is in the news already!... http://t.co/cyOo7YuUPD
6 days 22 hours ago
Exciting Egyptian event just in! Excavating Egypt - 12 July - 26 July Meet the teams that uncovered hidden... http://t.co/FoC3Tcpx2i
1 week 21 hours ago
Festival of Archaeology organisers! Downloadable posters and logos are now available!... http://t.co/frqcQMTxKk
1 week 1 day 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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