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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What's on

London | Essex
Sun 19th Jul 2015
Festival of archaeology at Eastbury Manor House
An outing for the whole family to discover what it takes to become an archaeologist. Take part in an archaeological dig and listen to a talk from an expert in the field. [Read more]
South East | Surrey
Various dates (see below)
Wales | Powys
Sat 25th Jul 2015
East Midlands | Nottinghamshire
Sun 12th Jul 2015
East Midlands | Lincolnshire
Various dates (see below)

Twitter feed

17 hours 56 min ago
Another Festival event! Take part in Bringing History Alive at St. Mary's Church, Rickinghall Inferior on 11th... http://t.co/7158GzY2vg
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The Young Archaeologist's Club will be hosting several events during the Festival this year, including a day of... http://t.co/mXBfKCGVlM
1 day 19 hours ago
RT @CotswoldArch: Our event 25 July with @CoriniumMuseum is now live on @FestivalofArch website. Lots more #archaeology fun too! http://t.c…
2 days 17 hours ago
The Festival of Archaeology 2015 has some brilliant opportunities to learn more from the experts about... http://t.co/qubOGS7GOf
3 days 17 hours ago
A couple of great archaeology events planned at Priest's House Museum and Garden in Wimborne in July! Become an... http://t.co/O4LOC00b3Y
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Let your mini architect run wild with Cadw's Lego workshops http://t.co/eMZ82PJjaI

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