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

East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sat 25th Jul 2015 - Sun 26th Jul 2015
Victorian coal mine site, excavations & consolidation, newly exposed mine shaft at Swannington
LIHS have excavated the Engine House, Boiler house, Ventilation Tunnels, Winding/Ventilation fan foundations etc, and also a recently discovered (forgotten?) mine shaft. The site... [Read more]
West Midlands | Staffordshire
Wed 22nd Jul 2015 - Thu 23rd Jul 2015
North West | Lancashire
Sat 25th Jul 2015

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Building on the success of last year, the Archaeology department of the University of York, UK, is organising the... http://t.co/izUgzsCHsk
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