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]
South East | Greater London
Sun 23rd Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Various dates (see below)
West Midlands | Worcestershire
Sat 29th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Tue 18th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 49 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
6 hours 7 min ago
Or how about a visit to a restored townhouse? https://t.co/QRjpBq6F5H
6 hours 9 min ago
Fancy going on a over ? What not head down to Bosworth https://t.co/U5REuNMTL5
1 day 3 hours ago
1 day 3 hours ago
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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