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 | Devon
Mon 13th Jul 2015 - Fri 24th Jul 2015
Removed and renewed: 150 years of change at Arlington
1865 was an important year in the history of Arlington, a year that saw a wedding, building work and the birth of an heiress. Over the next 150 years the estate went from family... [Read more]
North West | Cumbria
Sat 11th Jul 2015 - Sun 26th Jul 2015
West Midlands | Worcestershire
Various dates (see below)
East Midlands | Lincolnshire
Thu 23rd Jul 2015 - Thu 30th Jul 2015

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6 days 12 hours ago
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RT @EHBolsover: The start of this week's events here at Bolsover Castle. #Roundheads #Cavaliers #fun #holidays http://t.co/44mUDqkpGr
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RT @8thEast: A rainy night in Rattlesden couldn't stop us from exploring the hidden history of #ww2 http://t.co/XN0R75TRK2 @HLFEoE @Festiva

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