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.

The 26th Festival of Archaeology will take place between the 16 - 31 July 2016.

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What's on

North West | Cumbria
Fri 24th Jul 2015 - Sun 26th Jul 2015
Archaeology@The Old Courthouse, Shap
On display at our exhibition will be locally found lithics, including some exciting new finds from this year’s field walking, information on the stone age monuments of the area,... [Read more]
North East | Tyne and Wear
Mon 20th Jul 2015
South West | Cornwall
Sat 18th Jul 2015
West Midlands | Worcestershire
Various dates (see below)

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