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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West Midlands | Shropshire
Sat 11th Jul 2015 - Sun 12th Jul 2015
What lies beneath Coalbrookdale's Playground? Phase One: Geophysics
Come and watch the Ironbridge Archaeology Volunteer Group carry out a geophysical survey at the Cherry Tree Hill Playground in Coalbrookdale. The results of the survey will inform... [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Fri 17th Jul 2015
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Thu 16th Jul 2015 - Sun 19th Jul 2015

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