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 provisional date for the 2018 Festival of Archaeology is 21-29 July.

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What's on

East | Norfolk
Various dates (see below)
Discovering Norfolk’s lost Roman capital
Hear the fascinating story of the town's rise and fall told by the Caistor Roman Project volunteer guides, and then treat yourselves to a cream tea! The guides all participated... [Read more]
London | Oxfordshire
Sat 3rd Jun 2017 - Sun 17th Sep 2017
West Midlands | Warwickshire
Sun 23rd Jul 2017
East Midlands | Derbyshire
Sun 16th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)

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3 days 16 hours ago
We are embarking on a major review of our websites. Please take 5 minutes to complete the Council for British Archa… https://t.co/NKCI2Rgqmz
1 month 1 week ago
Come and hear more about Tudor Flagship the at the CBA AGM on Nov 6. For info and tickets - https://t.co/taVxcoPa28
1 month 1 week ago
Congratulations to our 2017 competition winner Hannah & Lewis! Take a look at their Viking Longship c… https://t.co/DyOGm4zFgQ
1 month 2 weeks ago
Learn how to research, record and get funding for your own project https://t.co/rZbRytKBqw book your place now!! 2/2
1 month 2 weeks ago
There are still places for the CBA & Living Legacies First World War Workshop in Bristol 1/2
1 month 2 weeks ago
RT : Has your museum thought about setting up a YAC to inspire the next generation of archaeologists? We've g… https://t.co/GYFQ0lOYAY
1 month 3 weeks ago
CBA Wales will be holding its very first archaeological conference, in April 2018 save the date + more info will be here soon!!

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