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

East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sat 18th Jul 2015
Guided Walk through a local Prehistoric landscape at Hinckley
Come and join us on a short walk (2km) through a long period of pre-history. See areas where Stone Age man knapped flints for hunting animals and making flint scrapers and blades... [Read more]
South East | Kent
Sun 26th Jul 2015
West Midlands | Worcestershire
Wed 15th Jul 2015
South East | Oxfordshire
Sat 18th Jul 2015

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15 hours 44 min ago
The Young Archaeologist's Club will be hosting several events during the Festival this year, including a day of... http://t.co/mXBfKCGVlM
17 hours 29 min ago
RT @CotswoldArch: Our event 25 July with @CoriniumMuseum is now live on @FestivalofArch website. Lots more #archaeology fun too! http://t.c…
1 day 15 hours ago
The Festival of Archaeology 2015 has some brilliant opportunities to learn more from the experts about... http://t.co/qubOGS7GOf
2 days 15 hours ago
A couple of great archaeology events planned at Priest's House Museum and Garden in Wimborne in July! Become an... http://t.co/O4LOC00b3Y
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Let your mini architect run wild with Cadw's Lego workshops http://t.co/eMZ82PJjaI
3 days 15 hours ago
A family Festival event at a National Trust property. Learn all about being an archaeologist at Eastbury Manor... http://t.co/YAlYGQrBdP

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