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 | Suffolk
Sat 18th Jul 2015
Young Archaeologists' Club - medieval madness! It's a mini archaeologist's adventure!
The archaeologists at Leiston Abbey have a 700 year-old mystery to solve, and they need YOU to help them gather as many clues as you can! Dig for real artefacts in real trenches,... [Read more]
London | City of London
Sat 18th Jul 2015
North West | Merseyside
Fri 24th Jul 2015
London | Greater London
Thu 23rd Jul 2015

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