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 2017 Festival of Archaeology took place between 15 - 30 July in 2017. Dates for the 2018 Festival will be announced shortly.

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South West | Gloucestershire
Thu 27th Jul 2017
Roman Shields Family Drop-in at the Corinium Museum
When the Romans took to the battlefields, they protected themselves from weapons with huge decorated shields. Join us to create your very own Roman shield to take [Read more]
North West | Lancashire
Sun 16th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Nottinghamshire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
London | City of London
Tue 25th Jul 2017

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3 days 7 hours ago
Come and hear more about Tudor Flagship the at the CBA AGM on Nov 6. For info and tickets - https://t.co/taVxcoPa28
1 week 5 hours ago
Congratulations to our 2017 competition winner Hannah & Lewis! Take a look at their Viking Longship c… https://t.co/DyOGm4zFgQ
1 week 6 days ago
Learn how to research, record and get funding for your own project https://t.co/rZbRytKBqw book your place now!! 2/2
1 week 6 days ago
There are still places for the CBA & Living Legacies First World War Workshop in Bristol 1/2
1 week 6 days ago
RT : Has your museum thought about setting up a YAC to inspire the next generation of archaeologists? We've g… https://t.co/GYFQ0lOYAY
2 weeks 2 days ago
CBA Wales will be holding its very first archaeological conference, in April 2018 save the date + more info will be here soon!!
2 weeks 3 days ago
Help with their crowdfunding community archaeology dig 'Dig the History' More info can be found here… https://t.co/oHk0UEEbn7

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