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.

The 26th Festival of Archaeology will take place between the 16 - 31 July 2016.

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What's on

London | Greater London
Tue 21st Jul 2015
Tower Beach walk
Join the Thames Discovery Programme for a very special event as part of the Festival of Archaeology We’ll have exclusive access to the Tower of London Beach (right in the... [Read more]
South West | Cornwall
Tue 14th Jul 2015
West Midlands | Herefordshire
Sun 19th Jul 2015 - Sun 9th Aug 2015
Yorkshire and Humberside | West Yorkshire
Sun 19th Jul 2015
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire

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