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 West | Gloucestershire
Fri 29th Jul 2016
Archaeology is awesome at Museum in the Park, Stroud
A hands-on day packed with archaeological activity. Try your hand at being an archaeologist! Take part in our mini-excavation and see what you can find – can you correctly identify... [Read more]
West Midlands | Warwickshire
Sun 31st Jul 2016
South West | Cornwall
Wed 27th Jul 2016
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)
South East | West Sussex
Sat 16th Jul 2016 - Mon 18th Jul 2016

Twitter feed

5 days 8 hours ago
Great review of Festival events in Winchester!... https://t.co/Sbqci1Vp6w
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 weeks 3 days ago
Great events coming in for the Festival - this one look fantastic! UnstFest 2016 Located just beyond mainland... https://t.co/XLQEO1ViGj
2 weeks 5 days ago
The 2016 Richard Hall Symposium. Lost Landscapes AD 400-1100 https://t.co/TamgOzwIBB https://t.co/9mQaTMgwzJ

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