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. The 2017 Festival of Archaeology will take place between 15 - 30 July and registration for events is now open! .

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What's on

East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sun 23rd Jul 2017
Croxton Kerrial Manor House excavation
Join the Framland Local Archaeology Group for a guided tour of this fascinating site, probably the most completely excavated manorial site in the county, the product of five years... [Read more]
London | Greater London
Fri 28th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | South Yorkshire
Wed 19th Jul 2017
South West | Devon
Sat 22nd Jul 2017 - Sun 3rd Sep 2017
South West | Dorset
Wed 19th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

5 hours 30 min ago
The Festival team will be hosting a crafty event on 22 July in York, more details to follow soon! https://t.co/oFOQKxa9pC
7 hours 49 min ago
Or how about a visit to a restored townhouse? https://t.co/QRjpBq6F5H
7 hours 50 min ago
Fancy going on a over ? What not head down to Bosworth https://t.co/U5REuNMTL5
1 day 4 hours ago
1 day 5 hours ago
in are excavating a Late Bronze & Iron Age enclosure. Why not join their field school… https://t.co/trpOUVrOB8
1 day 6 hours ago
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RT : 'll be starting their exciting programme tomorrow! Don't miss out! https://t.co/RgJf6oOBCy

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