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!

>> More about the Festival of Archaeology

>> Ideas for Festival events

>> Festival Press Releases

What's on

South East | Kent
Thu 23rd Jul 2015
Mudlarking and monitoring on the River Thames
Nathalie Cohen, a community archaeologist from the Thames Discovery Programme, joins us to talk about mudlarking and monitoring on the River Thames, including stories of fantastic... [Read more]
South East | Oxfordshire
Sat 18th Jul 2015
North West | Merseyside
Various dates (see below)
North West | Greater London
Sat 18th Jul 2015 - Sun 19th Jul 2015

Twitter feed

2 days 17 hours ago
RT @ChippMuseum: https://t.co/Zl1hD2CnPP Spinning wheels in the museum - come and see them in action of 11 June 2015 - part of @Festivalof
2 days 17 hours ago
RT @AIndustrialArch: Happy Birthday @FestivalofArch 25 years young! https://t.co/DUeY5mFneY
2 days 17 hours ago
RT @KendalMuseum: We're celebrating @FestivalofArch's 25th anniversary! Join in the #familyfun with our amazing summer activities http://t.…
2 days 17 hours ago
RT @ElmetArch: Excited for this year's @FestivalofArch! We're excavating at Brodsworth, come and have a go! http://t.co/KsT3Jf0Fzw http://t…
2 days 17 hours ago
RT @ChippMuseum: Medieval Day at the museum. July 11-Free entry- Part of the @FestivalofArch http://t.co/OyxlaZr6Qm
2 days 17 hours ago
RT @MOLArchaeology: This sunny day has got us giddy for the @FestivalofArch. Check out what’s happening in your area http://t.co/BXg8Y2ZocP
2 days 17 hours ago
RT @100Minories: JULY 17TH/18TH @100Minories #PopUpMuseum event details now up on @FestivalofArch --> http://t.co/QKiJY1vfAd

Join the CBA

  • British Archaeology magazine
  • Members' newsletters
  • Publications offers
  • Special events

Follow us

Follow the Council for British Archaeology on Facebook and Twitter, or sign up for our e-alerts.

Subscribe to updates

Organising an event?

Are you organising a Festival of Archaeology 2014 event?

Register here to upload details of your event, or to edit an existing event's details.