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 | Greater London
Mon 6th Jul 2015
Excavations in Spitalfields
Talk by Jelena Bekvalac. The excavations at Spitalfields Market (1991-2007) were extensive and impressive not only in the sheer scale of the site but the incredibly high number... [Read more]
South East | Essex
Various dates (see below)
North West | Merseyside
Sat 18th Jul 2015
South West | Devon
Various dates (see below)
Wales | Carmarthenshire
Sat 18th Jul 2015

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3 days 20 hours ago
Another Festival event! Take part in Bringing History Alive at St. Mary's Church, Rickinghall Inferior on 11th... http://t.co/7158GzY2vg
4 days 20 hours ago
The Young Archaeologist's Club will be hosting several events during the Festival this year, including a day of... http://t.co/mXBfKCGVlM
4 days 22 hours ago
RT @CotswoldArch: Our event 25 July with @CoriniumMuseum is now live on @FestivalofArch website. Lots more #archaeology fun too! http://t.c…
5 days 20 hours ago
The Festival of Archaeology 2015 has some brilliant opportunities to learn more from the experts about... http://t.co/qubOGS7GOf
6 days 20 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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