About the Festival of Archaeology

The Festival of Archaeology 2014 ran from 12-27 July! Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the Festival offered 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 | West Yorkshire
Thu 14th Aug 2014 - Fri 15th Aug 2014
My Place Summer archaeology school
Come and join in with a professional archaeological dig at Bolling Hall Museum, one of Bradford's most important historical sites. Excavate finds dating back to Medieval times... [Read more]
West Midlands | West Midlands
Sat 21st Jun 2014 - Sun 22nd Jun 2014
South West | Somerset
Various dates (see below)
North East | Tyne and Wear
Fri 11th Jul 2014
South East | Surrey
Sat 19th Jul 2014

Twitter feed

2 weeks 5 days ago
Get your bunting ready! The 25th Festival of Archaeology will run from 11 - 26 July 2015! :)
2 weeks 6 days ago
NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY INTRODUCES Hadrian’s Wall: Life on the Roman Frontier A free online course starting on 22... http://t.co/OJUpjMOZFS
1 month 3 weeks ago
RT @RadioWarks: Peter Thompson Senior Archaeologist at St Johns dig Warwick http://t.co/XkXhdXiGnp @RuairiTheFawn @FestivalofArch http://t.…
1 month 3 weeks ago
RT @CotswoldArch: News item from the public and press day for The London, Southend, A lovely day! #LondonWreck1665 @FestivalofArch http:…
1 month 3 weeks ago
Whitworth Park: pleasure, play and politics: Explore how the role of Whitworth Park has changed over time. A... http://t.co/ue9iJvODQJ
1 month 3 weeks ago
Lots of summer events happening at English Heritage sites nationwide!... http://t.co/JkmIZcJQFV
1 month 3 weeks ago
RT @Fulham_Palace: Ever thought about a museum career?Applications open for Museum Pathways trainee with @britishmuseum @heritagelottery ht…

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