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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What's on

East Midlands | Leicestershire
Wed 15th Jul 2015 - Wed 15th Apr 2015
A walk around historic Leicester
Join archaeologist Peter Liddle for a walk round the historic core of Leicester. We will be looking at the remains of Roman and Medieval Leicester, including Leicester Castle.... [Read more]
North East | County Durham
Fri 17th Jul 2015
South East | West Sussex
Various dates (see below)

Twitter feed

1 day 9 hours ago
RT @ChippMuseum: https://t.co/Zl1hD2CnPP Spinning wheels in the museum - come and see them in action of 11 June 2015 - part of @Festivalof
1 day 9 hours ago
RT @AIndustrialArch: Happy Birthday @FestivalofArch 25 years young! https://t.co/DUeY5mFneY
1 day 9 hours ago
RT @KendalMuseum: We're celebrating @FestivalofArch's 25th anniversary! Join in the #familyfun with our amazing summer activities http://t.…
1 day 9 hours ago
RT @ElmetArch: Excited for this year's @FestivalofArch! We're excavating at Brodsworth, come and have a go! http://t.co/KsT3Jf0Fzw http://t…
1 day 9 hours ago
RT @ChippMuseum: Medieval Day at the museum. July 11-Free entry- Part of the @FestivalofArch http://t.co/OyxlaZr6Qm
1 day 9 hours ago
RT @MOLArchaeology: This sunny day has got us giddy for the @FestivalofArch. Check out what’s happening in your area http://t.co/BXg8Y2ZocP
1 day 9 hours ago
RT @100Minories: JULY 17TH/18TH @100Minories #PopUpMuseum event details now up on @FestivalofArch --> http://t.co/QKiJY1vfAd

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