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

Yorkshire and Humberside | South Yorkshire
Tue 25th Jul 2017
Medieval Tinsley: family arts day
Today Tinsley is a busy suburb of Sheffield but hidden here is the Medeival Village of Tinsley, an important agricultural hub with its own Manor House and court! Join us to explore... [Read more]
West Midlands | Warwickshire
Tue 25th Jul 2017 - Thu 27th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)

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RT : The latest The Big Archaeology News Daily! https://t.co/0zUi5ju5dQ Thanks to
11 hours 36 min ago
It's ! Can you spot any at the ? See what they will be doing for the this year… https://t.co/8ib1iAHGKW
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RT : The Festival of Archaeology is coming up across the UK! Check out whats near you! https://t.co/ax6UWksoqN
1 day 11 hours ago
Support the this year and sign our Thunderclap to help promote the launch event across the country.… https://t.co/ddA3Siz2im
1 day 12 hours ago
RT : Charnwood museum in Loughborough will have a range of events come and see! https://t.co/XTiBEWTEYp
1 day 16 hours ago

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