About the Festival of Archaeology

The Festival of Archaeology 2014 ran from 12-27 July! Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the Festival offered over 1,000 events nationwide, organised by museums, heritage organisations, national and country parks, universities, local societies, and community archaeologists.

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What's on

South West | Wiltshire
Various dates (see below)
Meet the experts at Avebury
Join our Archaeologist Dr Nick Snashall for a tour of the Stone Circles followed by the chance to handle real stone tools from the Alexander Keiller museum [Read more]
West Midlands | Shropshire
Sat 26th Jul 2014 - Sun 27th Jul 2014
Wales | Denbighshire
Sat 12th Jul 2014 - Sun 13th Jul 2014
North East | Tyne and Wear
Wed 23rd Jul 2014

Twitter feed

3 weeks 39 min ago
RT @RadioWarks: Peter Thompson Senior Archaeologist at St Johns dig Warwick http://t.co/XkXhdXiGnp @RuairiTheFawn @FestivalofArch http://t.…
3 weeks 23 hours ago
RT @CotswoldArch: News item from the public and press day for The London, Southend, A lovely day! #LondonWreck1665 @FestivalofArch http:…
3 weeks 1 day ago
Whitworth Park: pleasure, play and politics: Explore how the role of Whitworth Park has changed over time. A... http://t.co/ue9iJvODQJ
3 weeks 1 day ago
Lots of summer events happening at English Heritage sites nationwide!... http://t.co/JkmIZcJQFV
3 weeks 1 day ago
RT @Fulham_Palace: Ever thought about a museum career?Applications open for Museum Pathways trainee with @britishmuseum @heritagelottery ht…
3 weeks 2 days ago
Great pics taken at 'Do it Archaeology Day' at Butser Ancient Farm last week!
3 weeks 2 days ago
RT @IWM_Centenary: #EventOfTheDay – ‘Ordinary Canadians in Extraordinary Times’ @CanWarMuseum http://t.co/Xs2MNPIbE0 #WW1 #WW1Centenary

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