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.

The 26th Festival of Archaeology will take place between the 16 - 31 July 2016.

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What's on

South East | Hertfordshire
Sat 18th Jul 2015
Mosaic madness at Watford Museum!
Join us at Watford Museum for a celebration of Archaeology! South West Herts Archaeology and Historical Society will be bringing their Thames foreshore finds for you to handle... [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | West Yorkshire
Sun 19th Jul 2015
South East | Surrey
Various dates (see below)
South West | Gloucestershire
Mon 20th Jul 2015
West Midlands | Worcestershire
Sat 11th Jul 2015 - Sun 26th Jul 2015

Twitter feed

1 month 5 days ago
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1 month 5 days ago
RT @CharnwoodRoots: Eric, Andy and I spent the morning doing a spot of cleaning ... @FestivalofArch @HLFEastMids @LeicesterYAC http://t.co/
1 month 6 days ago
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RT @EHBolsover: The start of this week's events here at Bolsover Castle. #Roundheads #Cavaliers #fun #holidays http://t.co/44mUDqkpGr
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1 month 6 days ago
RT @8thEast: A rainy night in Rattlesden couldn't stop us from exploring the hidden history of #ww2 http://t.co/XN0R75TRK2 @HLFEoE @Festiva

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