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 East | West Sussex
Fri 10th Jul 2015 - Sun 12th Jul 2015
Weald & Downland building archaeology weekend
The Museum was founded to preserve and display examples of vernacular buildings from the south-east region of England. Each of its buildings has been carefully dismantled and removed... [Read more]
Wales | Monmouthshire
Wed 22nd Jul 2015
South West | Dorset
Sat 18th Jul 2015
Yorkshire and Humberside | West Yorkshire
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sun 19th Jul 2015

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Some great Festival events just in from the Lincolnshire Wolds Festival of Archaeology, part of 'Down Your Wold'... http://t.co/QBobX1sMcY
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Discover more about the archaeology of the Lumsdale Valley, through this fascinating talk by Julian Burgess,... http://t.co/ih4cr4dtRs
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