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 West | Wiltshire
Tue 14th Jul 2015
Archaeology workshop: Avebury - the Henge years
Step into the world of the henge builders for the day and explore later Neolithic Avebury with archaeologist Dr Nick Snashall and Museum Curator Dr. Ros Cleal. The day includes... [Read more]
Wales | Conwy
Sat 11th Jul 2015
South East | Hampshire
Fri 17th Jul 2015
Scotland | Perthshire
Thu 16th Jul 2015
North West | Lancashire
Various dates (see below)

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