About the Festival of Archaeology

Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the 2015 Festival offered hundreds of events nationwide, organised by museums, heritage organisations, national and country parks, universities, local societies, and community archaeologists.

The 26th Festival of Archaeology will take place between the 16 - 31 July 2016.

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What's on

South East | Kent
Various dates (see below)
Behind the scenes tour at Knole
Join members of the Knole project team for a 45 minute tour through the showroom spaces being worked on this year. Floor boards and panelling will be carefully removed so that... [Read more]
South West | City of Bristol
Sat 30th Jul 2016
South East | Hertfordshire
Sun 24th Jul 2016
North East | County Durham
Sat 16th Jul 2016
East | Cambridgeshire
Fri 22nd Jul 2016

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3 days 13 hours ago
Festival organisers - Important PR deadlines Register your events by 10th March, for a chance to be included in... https://t.co/7GI4Q4UQHo
3 days 13 hours ago
Can any Festival participants offer advice to an event organiser who is planning a re-enactment event? Email me... https://t.co/MMPn2RBdoS
1 week 5 days ago
Great review of Festival events in Winchester!... https://t.co/Sbqci1Vp6w
3 weeks 2 days ago
Congratulations to the Young Archaeologists Club (YAC) in Colchester! They have won an award of £1,800 from Essex... https://t.co/k0GOgveR0B
3 weeks 3 days ago
Guided tour and a cream tea! Perfect! Guided tour of Shilstone House and garden, Modbury, Devon Nestled... https://t.co/UrxfDmxOqn
3 weeks 3 days ago
Great events coming in for the Festival - this one look fantastic! UnstFest 2016 Located just beyond mainland... https://t.co/5dV1ZByL8X
3 weeks 3 days ago
Great events coming in for the Festival - this one look fantastic! UnstFest 2016 Located just beyond mainland... https://t.co/PwoyQ5Bx5e

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