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 | North Yorkshire
Sun 13th Jul 2014
Rock Art Walk
Dr Keith Boughey leads this fascinating two-part walk to find hidden prehistoric carvings in Nidderdale. Part one is a moderate 3 mile walk followed by a brief car journey to Heyshaw... [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | South Yorkshire
Tue 15th Jul 2014
South West | Gloucestershire
Fri 11th Jul 2014
South East | Buckinghamshire
Sat 12th Jul 2014
North East | Northumberland
Various dates (see below)

Twitter feed

20 hours 57 min ago
Brilliant Yornight event! Our 'taste the past' food was popular! http://t.co/wn6zID0ATz
4 days 17 hours ago
Come and visit us tonight at #yornight2014
4 days 21 hours ago
Great events happening in York tonight, http://t.co/jSefVAkKbb part of European Researchers’ Night - come and... http://t.co/oafzFD56xm
6 days 17 hours ago
One more highly commended picture in our competition by Volkan Akunglu and Sofina Lias, http://t.co/F4xHkwTAYs
6 days 17 hours ago
A highly commended picture in our Festival of Archaeology photo competition by Diego Rego Monteiro http://t.co/cM7jKQJtPf

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