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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South West | Devon
Sat 25th Jul 2015
A day of archaeology at A la Ronde
Join in with our Festival of Archaeology and discover how archaeological 'finds' are identified and dated. Find out about flint knapping and how our ancestors made tools. Bring... [Read more]
North East | County Durham
Sat 25th Jul 2015
South East | Hampshire
Wed 15th Jul 2015 - Sun 19th Jul 2015
South West | Gloucestershire
Tue 21st Jul 2015
East Midlands | Lincolnshire
Sat 11th Jul 2015

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2 weeks 2 days ago
Some great Festival events just in from the Lincolnshire Wolds Festival of Archaeology, part of 'Down Your Wold'... http://t.co/QBobX1sMcY
2 weeks 4 days ago
Discover more about the archaeology of the Lumsdale Valley, through this fascinating talk by Julian Burgess,... http://t.co/ih4cr4dtRs
2 weeks 4 days ago
Festival organisers! First Festival PR date; register by 10 March for maximum PR!... http://t.co/KztaAmqUZ1
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Festival organisers! First Festival PR date; register by 15 March for maximum PR! http://t.co/QNvH5HSpLR
2 weeks 5 days ago
A Scilly Isles event! 14 and 21 Jul 2015 Scilly through the ages: Find out about the archaeology and history... http://t.co/g9Z9Fv29l3
3 weeks 1 day ago
Get hands on with history at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, Sheffield. Sunday 12 July... http://t.co/8lMpY8jQlU
3 weeks 1 day ago
Our first Festival Welsh event! Egyptian experience at Carmarthenshire Museums Sat 18 July - Discover... http://t.co/tuaPvolzpV

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