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 | Hampshire
Sat 18th Jul 2015
An archaeological walking tour of Winchester with Professor Martin Biddle
Organised in collaboration with The Hampshire Cultural Trust as part of a celebration of Winchester's Archaeology. The tour will start outside the Castle Hall, then move to... [Read more]
East | Cambridgeshire
Sat 11th Jul 2015 - Sun 12th Jul 2015
Wales | Denbighshire
Wed 15th Jul 2015
Scotland | Argyll
Tue 14th Jul 2015
Yorkshire and Humberside | West Yorkshire
Sat 18th Jul 2015

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1 week 1 day ago
Between 11th-12th July, come along to Bamburgh Castle's "Living History with St Cuthbert's Land". Bringing... http://t.co/6X4VyXODoh
1 week 3 days ago
Council for British Archaeology | Young Archaeologists’ Club wins EU prize for Cultural Heritage... http://t.co/QFZq5KJaOu
2 weeks 22 hours ago
Festival organisers! Festival PR date; register by 15 May for maximum PR!
3 weeks 6 days ago
Another Festival event! Take part in Bringing History Alive at St. Mary's Church, Rickinghall Inferior on 11th... http://t.co/7158GzY2vg
4 weeks 18 hours ago
The Young Archaeologist's Club will be hosting several events during the Festival this year, including a day of... http://t.co/mXBfKCGVlM
4 weeks 20 hours ago
RT @CotswoldArch: Our event 25 July with @CoriniumMuseum is now live on @FestivalofArch website. Lots more #archaeology fun too! http://t.c…
4 weeks 1 day ago
The Festival of Archaeology 2015 has some brilliant opportunities to learn more from the experts about... http://t.co/qubOGS7GOf

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