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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Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017
1066 Battle of Fulford, York
After excavating so many layers of road in 2016, including pre-historic stepping stones across the ford where the 1066 battle was fought, this year we will extend the dig in the... [Read more]
South West | Devon
Sat 10th Jun 2017 - Sun 1st Oct 2017
South West | Devon
Sat 22nd Jul 2017 - Sun 23rd Jul 2017
East | Cambridgeshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 16th Jul 2017
North East | Northumberland
Sat 15th Jul 2017

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