About the Festival of Archaeology

Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the Festival offers hundreds of events nationwide, organised by museums, heritage organisations, national and country parks, universities, local societies, and community archaeologists.

The 2016 Festival of Archaeology is now over. Thank you to all of our event organisers and everyone who came along to events. Next year's Festival of Archaeology will take place between 15 - 30 July 2017 and registrations for events will open in the new year 2017.

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The 2016 Festival is now over - thank you to everyone involved for another hugely successful Festival of Archaeology!

All 2016 events have been removed from this website and we're now awaiting events for 2017 - registration opens January 2017.

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RT : The Cuerdale Hoard is leading in our 'History of in 70 Objects' poll https://t.co/4zixAmDg9W - vote for… https://t.co/2Hfx8shAkD
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RT : Ancient Britain special Royal Mail stamps launched today https://t.co/g6YiDv3viq
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Registration for the 2017 Festival of Archaeology is now open! Register online here... https://t.co/liYeKleAoR
1 month 6 days ago
Are you looking for funding for a research project? If so, the Mick Aston Archaeology Fund, supported by Historic... https://t.co/5XlnxBI5Hb
1 month 1 week ago
We have our first Festival event for 2017! Long Preston’s Big Dig Archaeology Project, https://t.co/RfLFd6nDlQ

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