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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East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sat 27th Jun 2015
Bradgate Park Excavation Open Day
Visit the University of Leicester excavations close to Bradgate House as the first year of a projected five-year programme of investigation of the history of the Park gets under... [Read more]

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