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 East | Oxfordshire
Sat 23rd Jul 2016
Family archaeology day @ Wallingford Museum
An actual archaeological excavation will be taking place in the Museum courtyard and you’ll be able learn all about how archaeology is done from the experts. You’ll also... [Read more]
South West | Gloucestershire
Fri 29th Jul 2016
Scotland | Highlands
Mon 11th Jul 2016 - Fri 22nd Jul 2016
South West | City of Bristol
Sat 30th Jul 2016
South East | Oxfordshire
Sat 23rd Jul 2016

Twitter feed

4 days 17 hours ago
Great review of Festival events in Winchester!... https://t.co/Sbqci1Vp6w
2 weeks 1 day 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 4 days ago
The 2016 Richard Hall Symposium. Lost Landscapes AD 400-1100 https://t.co/TamgOzwIBB https://t.co/9mQaTMgwzJ

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