About the Festival of Archaeology

Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the Festival offers hundreds of events nationwide, organised by museums, heritage organisations, national and country parks, universities, local societies, and community archaeologists.

The 2016 Festival of Archaeology is now over. Thank you to all of our event organisers and everyone who came along to events. Next year's Festival of Archaeology will take place between 15 - 30 July 2017 and registrations for events will open in the new year 2017.

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What's on

London | City of London
Mon 11th Jul 2016
Time Truck: Archaeology on Wheels, Guildhall Yard,  City of London
Come aboard to explore: - The latest archaeological discoveries - A pop-up display on excavations in the City - A display of artefacts including the earliest written documents... [Read more]
South East | East Sussex
Sat 23rd Jul 2016
North West | Cumbria
Thu 28th Jul 2016
London | Greater London
Various dates (see below)

Twitter feed

2 weeks 1 day ago
RT : . held a July activity day for with Lots of fun experimental https://t.co/7NWhikDonR
3 weeks 4 days ago
We loved this year's competition too. Only regret not requesting samples ...!
3 weeks 5 days ago
Thanks to everyone who entered, the standard was amazing! This year's competition winner (over 12) is… https://t.co/LvhrEj0wC1
3 weeks 5 days ago
DRUM ROLL..... The winner of the competition (under 12): Leah of Bexley YAC for her Th… https://t.co/gqsSyNE6kn
3 weeks 5 days ago
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