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 East | Oxfordshire
Various dates (see below)
The Anglo Saxons and Vikings - Big weekend at the Ashmolean Museum
Come and join in our Big Weekend of free, fun-filled activities and talks. There is lots for all ages to do, including Anglo Saxon re-enactors and living history demonstrations.... [Read more]
Wales | Newport
Wed 26th Jul 2017 - Thu 27th Jul 2017
Wales | Ceredigion
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 16th Jul 2017
South East | Buckinghamshire
Thu 27th Jul 2017 - Mon 27th Feb 2017
East Midlands | Lincolnshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sat 29th Jul 2017

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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