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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What's on

South West | Cornwall
Tue 18th Jul 2017
Lizard Point guided walk - Shipwrecks, signals and the strange tale of the under sea bell
Join the National Trust for a guided walk along the coastpath at Lizard Point. Hear tales of shipwrecks, dramatic rescues and a rich history of maritime communications, from semaphore... [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Tue 18th Jul 2017
Scotland | Highlands
Various dates (see below)
South East | East Sussex
Mon 17th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)

Twitter feed

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On 28 May there will be a unique chance to meet Oliver Cromwell at his 17 century home https://t.co/QHeKSKHcYd
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RT : Ingenuity - the Iron Age loch dwellers were full if it! Join us on Sunday and be amazed at what you learn. Hands o… https://t.co/nX3cmlWfd0
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RT : Need fun for kids this ? Our Museum's open 10 - 4pm (closed Tues & Sun) Colouring books also ava… https://t.co/MNAxQsGXwM
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At ? Make sure you check out the amazing Hall while you're there. Imag… https://t.co/mQapwSilk4
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Will you be near Perth & Kinross this weekend? There are some amazing events for you to get involved with.… https://t.co/tfDh22MXnR

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