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

Wales | Gwynedd
Sat 11th Jul 2015 - Sun 12th Jul 2015
Meillionydd excavation open days
For the past five years Bangor University's School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology has been excavating the double ringwork enclosure of Meillionydd, near Rhiw, on the... [Read more]
South West | Cornwall
Sat 11th Jul 2015 - Sun 26th Jul 2015
London | Greater London
Various dates (see below)
South West | Gloucestershire
Thu 23rd Jul 2015
Scotland | Shetland
Sat 25th Jul 2015

Twitter feed

2 days 17 hours ago
Between 11th-12th July, come along to Bamburgh Castle's "Living History with St Cuthbert's Land". Bringing... http://t.co/6X4VyXODoh
4 days 22 hours ago
Council for British Archaeology | Young Archaeologists’ Club wins EU prize for Cultural Heritage... http://t.co/QFZq5KJaOu
1 week 1 day ago
Festival organisers! Festival PR date; register by 15 May for maximum PR!
3 weeks 19 hours ago
Another Festival event! Take part in Bringing History Alive at St. Mary's Church, Rickinghall Inferior on 11th... http://t.co/7158GzY2vg
3 weeks 1 day ago
The Young Archaeologist's Club will be hosting several events during the Festival this year, including a day of... http://t.co/mXBfKCGVlM
3 weeks 1 day ago
RT @CotswoldArch: Our event 25 July with @CoriniumMuseum is now live on @FestivalofArch website. Lots more #archaeology fun too! http://t.c…
3 weeks 2 days 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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