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

Channel Islands | Jersey
Tue 25th Jul 2017
Seafield House and Strongpoint Bunker, Millbrook visit
Visit the WWII Strongpoint bunker with its refurbished gun. Colin Isherwood of the Occupation Society will explain its relevance and use as a Soldatenhiem. Then wander inland... [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 16th Jul 2017
Scotland | Edinburgh and Lothians
Fri 31st Mar 2017 - Sun 3rd Sep 2017
South East | Buckinghamshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 40 min ago
The Festival team will be hosting a crafty event on 22 July in York, more details to follow soon! https://t.co/oFOQKxa9pC
5 hours 59 min ago
Or how about a visit to a restored townhouse? https://t.co/QRjpBq6F5H
6 hours 54 sec ago
Fancy going on a over ? What not head down to Bosworth https://t.co/U5REuNMTL5
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in are excavating a Late Bronze & Iron Age enclosure. Why not join their field school… https://t.co/trpOUVrOB8
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RT : 'll be starting their exciting programme tomorrow! Don't miss out! https://t.co/RgJf6oOBCy

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