About the Festival of Archaeology

The Festival of Archaeology 2014 runs from 12-27 July! Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the Festival offers over 1,000 events nationwide, organised by museums, heritage organisations, national and country parks, universities, local societies, and community archaeologists.

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What's on

Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Thu 24th Jul 2014
WW1 & Nidderdale AONB: Guided archaeology walk
Join us for a walking tour introduction to the First World War archeaology of Breary Banks, near Healey, Masham. Approx 5km walk on quiet roads and public rights of way. Occasionally... [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Thu 17th Jul 2014
Yorkshire and Humberside | South Yorkshire
Various dates (see below)
South East | Bedfordshire
Mon 28th Jul 2014 - Fri 1st Aug 2014
South East | Oxfordshire
Sun 13th Jul 2014

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RT @CharnwoodRoots: Final purchases made for #AnsteysBigDig: hazard tape, guest book, blister plasters and cake for 100! @_WeAreEpic @LAHSo
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RT @AshleighAnn1984: Our 1st tour! Join us at shop lock dig!! 10-4 today! #SoH @torfaencouncil @FestivalofArch http://t.co/lOPOeecbHl
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RT @samanthadboyle: @festivalofarch event at @mshedbristol Meet medieval pilgrims, make a pilgrim badge and book a trip on @thematthewship
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RT @RuairiTheFawn: Finds found already! Come to St John's Museum #Warwick today @FestivalofArch http://t.co/KIYe9HdQub

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