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 2017 Festival of Archaeology took place between 15 - 30 July in 2017. Dates for the 2018 Festival will be announced shortly.

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South West | Dorset
Thu 27th Jul 2017
Finds day at Sherborne Musuem
Dorset County Finds Liaison Officer Ciorstaidh Trevarthen will be on hand on to identify all those mysterious objects you have found while up in the loft, walking the dog or just... [Read more]
East Midlands | Nottinghamshire
Wed 26th Jul 2017
South East | Buckinghamshire
Sat 29th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sat 29th Jul 2017
North West | Cumbria
Sat 8th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

17 hours 35 min ago
Its , over a hundred events taking place all over Scotland. Head over to the website… https://t.co/589VZm9Es2
6 days 17 hours ago
It's going woolly in Southwell, come and check out these fab crochet creations on 16 September, more info see link! https://t.co/0CkMaRmyqi
1 week 4 days ago
RT : It's the last day of - So many places to explore, such little time left! What are you looking forward to toda… https://t.co/GdwCpmboPY
1 week 4 days ago
RT : hope you have a great time from all of us . Grt to see so many events!
2 weeks 6 days ago
RT : Dress up like a caveman, make your own clay pot & explore our trail this week at :… https://t.co/jbeibFBX2R
2 weeks 6 days ago
You still have time to send in your nominations for this year's Marsh Awards https://t.co/stmNmGCUs0
3 weeks 5 days ago
Are you interested in Yorkshire battles? The will be holding a conference on 19 Nov https://t.co/9VHm1Ea1RQ

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