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

West Midlands | Worcestershire
Sun 16th Jul 2017
Archaeology skills day at Worcestershire County Museum
Enjoy hands on activities including sand pit exploration, metal detecting, microscope identification and fossil fun, as part of the national Festival of Archaeology. Fun for all... [Read more]
West Midlands | Warwickshire
Thu 20th Jul 2017
East | Cambridgeshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 16th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Wed 5th Jul 2017 - Wed 19th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)

Twitter feed

14 hours 12 min ago
Visit for a torchlight tour & discover the of Bath & NE Somerset… https://t.co/XFGlo9BxWI
18 hours 51 min ago
RT : all about sharing and best practice today. And we like cake baking to… https://t.co/0szFu6kovm
18 hours 51 min ago
RT : masterclass day is underway. Great to be part of it https://t.co/LK8ukST0RV
20 hours 6 min ago
RT : Looking forward to sessions today +making links w . Above all don't forget cake! https://t.co/2YYRKr8wbF
22 hours 55 min ago
RT : Celebrate this summer with a day of discovery with our Northampton team and ! https://t.co/BXgfZlMrRq
22 hours 55 min ago
RT : We shall be at Leics at Jewry Wall on 9 July and also giving talks/tours of https://t.co/Asp0r7k53M

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