About the Festival of Archaeology

Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the Festival offers hundreds of events nationwide, organised by museums, heritage organisations, national and country parks, universities, local societies, and community archaeologists.

The 2016 Festival of Archaeology is now over. Thank you to all of our event organisers and everyone who came along to events. The 2017 Festival of Archaeology will take place between 15 - 30 July and registration for events is now open! .

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What's on

East Midlands | Nottinghamshire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
Unlocking the Secrets of Runes
Join us at the University of Nottingham Museum and unlock the mysteries of Viking runes! Can you solve our giant rune puzzles and translate the messages? Learn how to write in... [Read more]
East Midlands | Nottinghamshire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
Scotland | Highlands
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | West Yorkshire
South East | Kent
Sat 29th Jul 2017

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4 days 18 hours ago
Festival organisers - Important PR deadlines Register your events by 10th March, for a chance to be included in... https://t.co/NXTwMzcM6X
1 week 5 days ago
In Leicestershire? Some great Festival events coming in, including Dig it! at King Richard III Visitor Centre.... https://t.co/Pd6EFlqa0c
1 week 6 days ago
New events coming in for the 2017 Festival of Archaeology, including a rare chance to visit Stephenson's... https://t.co/RLoBkkuCVI
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New events coming in for the 2017 Festival of Archaeology! See what's on in your area!... https://t.co/u3SxHblH3F
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New events coming in for the 2017 Festival of Archaeology! See what's on in your area!... https://t.co/mS3IVgspWM
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New events coming in for the 2017 Festival of Archaeology! See what's on in your area!... https://t.co/yGffMk50Q3

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