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 | Gloucestershire
Wed 22nd Jul 2015
Discovery zone: become an archaeologist at the Corinium Museum
Have a go at handling real Roman artefacts from our collections, drawing and trying to identify [Read more]
South West | Devon
Sat 25th Jul 2015
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 18th Jul 2015
South West | Gloucestershire
Sat 11th Jul 2015 - Sun 26th Jul 2015
South East
Fri 24th Jul 2015

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4 hours 11 min ago
Explore Woking Palace at an open weekend. There will be guided walks, handling collections and fascinating finds... http://t.co/YVkQldWijr
5 days 2 hours ago
The Festival is in the news already!... http://t.co/cyOo7YuUPD
5 days 5 hours ago
Exciting Egyptian event just in! Excavating Egypt - 12 July - 26 July Meet the teams that uncovered hidden... http://t.co/FoC3Tcpx2i
6 days 4 hours ago
Festival of Archaeology organisers! Downloadable posters and logos are now available!... http://t.co/frqcQMTxKk
1 week 5 hours ago
Festival events rolling in! Discover how archaeological 'finds' are identified and dated and find out about... http://t.co/TXvHSTjWx4
1 week 6 hours ago
Click here to support Cadair Eisteddfod Pwllheli 1921 by Jamie Davies http://t.co/o2HACw0F9t

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