About the Festival of Archaeology

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

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What's on

Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Thu 24th Jul 2014
WW1 & Nidderdale AONB: Guided archaeology walk
Join us for a walking tour introduction to the First World War archeaology of Breary Banks, near Healey, Masham. Approx 5km walk on quiet roads and public rights of way. Occasionally... [Read more]
South East | East Sussex
Sat 19th Jul 2014
East | Norfolk
Tue 15th Jul 2014
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Various dates (see below)
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Thu 24th Jul 2014

Twitter feed

14 hours 37 min ago
Archaeology Day at Michelham Priory, 6 August. Family Dig with our expert archaeologists.Finds processing,... http://t.co/QwWaxMqzFl
18 hours 15 min ago
RT @romanpalace: Still time to Have a go at Archaeology, digging, washing, recording & try the resistivity meter. Diggers of all ages! http…
18 hours 29 min ago
RT @NewForestArch: Did you visit our Heritage Day last week as part of the @FestivalofArch? If so why not fill in this survey http://t.co/u
18 hours 37 min ago
Tonight! Outdoor Theatre: Sense and Sensibility at Warkworth Castle and Hermitage... http://t.co/CEraWY7XN2
19 hours 13 min ago
Don't miss Elizabethan extravaganza! Rural Tudor craft day, Take part in traditional crafts such as candle making... http://t.co/8tw6rXbbCI
19 hours 13 min ago
Don't miss Elizabethan extravaganza! Rural Tudor craft day, Take part in traditional crafts such as candle making... http://t.co/dnmYtoZZ46
19 hours 20 min ago
The Festival may be over, but out fantastic photo competition is still open!... http://t.co/MQAi52zFGh

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