About the Festival of Archaeology

Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the 2015 Festival offered hundreds of 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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The 2015 Festival is now over - thank you to everyone involved for another hugely successful Festival of Archaeology!

All 2015 events have been removed from this website and we're now awaiting events for 2016 - registration opens January 2016.

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2 weeks 1 day ago
RT @YAC_CBA: Celebrating YAC's EU Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Award at British Academy yesterday @europanostra https://t.co/b
3 weeks 2 days ago
The Portable Antiquities Scheme’s 2015 conference celebrates the launch of PASt Explorers, the Scheme’s five year... https://t.co/JWsw1ZIJuc
3 weeks 2 days ago
Looking for ideas for the Festival competition for next year! We have had knitting, photography and Minecrafting, How about baking? :)
1 month 5 days ago
And here's a 'Day of Archaeology' event from 2005! https://t.co/PJH63wcx19
1 month 5 days ago
Great picture of weaving wattles at a Festival event in Bagshot in 1991! https://t.co/50Gf2Eb5Kw
1 month 1 week ago
Join us for next year's Festival of Archaeology from the 16th - 31st July. Event registration will open in... http://t.co/xvKYQ0x0Ra

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