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!

>> More about the Festival of Archaeology

>> Ideas for Festival events

What's on

South East | Surrey
Sat 11th Jul 2015
Vicious Vikings at Bourne Hall Museum
Discover if Viking raiders really were as vicious as they claimed to be. Ewell will be visited by Thorulf Hammrsson, a Viking warrior resting between raids, and he will demonstrate... [Read more]
North West | Merseyside
Wed 22nd Jul 2015
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 18th Jul 2015
East Midlands | Lincolnshire
Sun 19th Jul 2015
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sun 12th Jul 2015

Twitter feed

2 days 17 hours ago
3 days 15 hours ago
RT @NtlMuseumsScot: We’re searching for first stethoscopes with an interesting history @gmcuk. Can any of your members help? http://t.co/Vk
3 days 15 hours ago
RT @ComptonVerney: Join artist @fayeclaridge in a talk, tour & tea on Kern Baby in the #CVGrounds. 16.06.15 http://t.co/F3PDTHHgu8 http://t…
3 days 15 hours ago
RT @NorwichCastle: We've got plenty on this week with #WhyTheLongFace - saddle up & join in the fun, whatever your age! (1/2) http://t.co/
3 days 15 hours ago
RT @YorkCastle: We have lots of great activities this #HalfTerm @YorkCastle find out more here: http://t.co/cYsIyuUlRF
3 days 16 hours ago
3 days 16 hours ago

Join the CBA

  • British Archaeology magazine
  • Members' newsletters
  • Publications offers
  • Special events

Follow us

Follow the Council for British Archaeology on Facebook and Twitter, or sign up for our e-alerts.

Subscribe to updates

Organising an event?

Are you organising a Festival of Archaeology 2014 event?

Register here to upload details of your event, or to edit an existing event's details.