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 | Oxfordshire
Sat 25th Jul 2015
What the world is losing at the Ashmolean Museum
With Dr Paul Collins, Ashmolean Museum, Dr Robert Bewley and Dr Emma Cunliffe, School of Archaeology, University of Oxford Middle Eastern cultural heritage is under threat as... [Read more]
East | Essex
Fri 24th Jul 2015 - Sun 26th Jul 2015
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 4th Jul 2015 - Sun 26th Jul 2015
Yorkshire and Humberside | South Yorkshire
Sat 25th Jul 2015
North East | Northumberland
Sat 25th Jul 2015 - Fri 7th Aug 2015

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1 week 19 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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