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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What's on

Yorkshire and Humberside | West Yorkshire
Sun 24th Jul 2016
Middleton Park through the ages
Join us as we explore different ages by sight and with stories with an expert guide. The walk will last about an hour and a half and take in three ages of Middleton Park’s past... [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 16th Jul 2016 - Sun 31st Jul 2016
West Midlands | Worcestershire
Tue 19th Jul 2016
Channel Islands | Jersey
Sat 23rd Jul 2016

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3 days 3 hours ago
We loved this year's competition too. Only regret not requesting samples ...!
3 days 21 hours ago
Thanks to everyone who entered, the standard was amazing! This year's competition winner (over 12) is… https://t.co/LvhrEj0wC1
3 days 22 hours ago
DRUM ROLL..... The winner of the competition (under 12): Leah of Bexley YAC for her Th… https://t.co/gqsSyNE6kn
3 days 23 hours ago
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3 days 23 hours ago
Well done to Leah Keys, the winner of our under 12's cake compeption with 'Thames Foreshore'. Congratulations! https://t.co/uGtKas7w6o
3 days 23 hours ago
Congratulations to our cake competition winners! Peta Knott has won the over 12's competition with an amazing... https://t.co/8QrlSJBKA6
1 week 2 days ago
RT : might be over for another year but these fab events are planned for autumn... https://t.co/BMB6tRbLOZ https://t.co/hhgUUCIBZE

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