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

South West | Cornwall
Sat 11th Jul 2015 - Sun 26th Jul 2015
Diggin' deeper - The marvellous history of a medieval longhouse, Tintagel
Discover the long and little-known history of Tintagel Old Post Office, of how this ancient abode would have looked when it was built over 600 years ago and how it has slowly evolved... [Read more]
South West | Gloucestershire
Thu 23rd Jul 2015
Scotland | Argyll
Thu 16th Jul 2015
South East | Surrey
Sat 11th Jul 2015 - Sun 12th Jul 2015
South West | Gloucestershire
Various dates (see below)

Twitter feed

2 weeks 3 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 5 days ago
Discover more about the archaeology of the Lumsdale Valley, through this fascinating talk by Julian Burgess,... http://t.co/ih4cr4dtRs
2 weeks 5 days ago
Festival organisers! First Festival PR date; register by 10 March for maximum PR!... http://t.co/KztaAmqUZ1
2 weeks 5 days ago
Festival organisers! First Festival PR date; register by 15 March for maximum PR! http://t.co/QNvH5HSpLR
2 weeks 6 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 2 days ago
Get hands on with history at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, Sheffield. Sunday 12 July... http://t.co/8lMpY8jQlU
3 weeks 2 days ago
Our first Festival Welsh event! Egyptian experience at Carmarthenshire Museums Sat 18 July - Discover... http://t.co/tuaPvolzpV

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