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.

The 25th Festival of Archaeology will run from the 11th - 26th July 2015!

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What's on

South East | Isle of Wight
Sat 26th Jul 2014
Finds identification at Newport Roman villa - Isle of Wight
Bring your archaeological finds to be identified by Frank Basford finds liason Officer with the portable antiquities scheme. Free entry to Newport Roman villa - family fun, craft... [Read more]
Wales | Pembrokeshire
Thu 24th Jul 2014
East | Hertfordshire
Sat 12th Jul 2014 - Sun 13th Jul 2014
South West | Gloucestershire
Mon 7th Jul 2014 - Sun 27th Jul 2014
Northern Ireland | County Antrim
Various dates (see below)

Twitter feed

1 day 23 hours ago
Back from a brilliant CBA Members trip to Suffolk!
1 day 23 hours ago
ASPECTS OF PRE-HISTORY IN SOUTH-EAST ENGLAND, a tribute to the late Professor Peter Drewett. Saturday 1st... http://t.co/DgvPkObIY5
1 week 1 day ago
Tomorrow is International Archaeology Day! Have a look at the ArchaeoMadness competition!... http://t.co/kLujYnmqiw
2 weeks 1 day ago
Ongoing tours at Union Chapel, London, due to their popularity during the Festival of Archaeology! Further... http://t.co/3TIXnbm0Sj
2 weeks 2 days ago
Hello Festival organisers! It is the 25th Festival of Archaeology next year! What shall we do to celebrate? Who... http://t.co/wKBOAZZhYe
3 weeks 2 days ago
Walt Whitman?
3 weeks 2 days ago
RT @NTS_archaeology: @FestivalofArch Obviously: The archaeologist's spade delves into dwellings vacancied long ago, -W.H. Auden #Archaeolo

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