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.

The 26th Festival of Archaeology will take place between the 16 - 31 July 2016.

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North West | Greater Manchester
Wed 1st Apr 2015 - Sun 6th Sep 2015
Making monuments on Rapa Nui: the statues from Easter Island at Manchester Museum
The monumental stone statues of Rapa Nui (named Easter Island by European explorers) in the Pacific are some of the most widely recognised archaeological objects in the world.... [Read more]
North East | Northumberland
Sun 12th Jul 2015
Scotland | Highlands
Thu 16th Jul 2015
Wales | Rhondda Cynon Taff
Sat 25th Jul 2015
South East | Oxfordshire
Sat 18th Jul 2015

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Building on the success of last year, the Archaeology department of the University of York, UK, is organising the... http://t.co/izUgzsCHsk
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