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 West | Cornwall
Sat 15th Jul 2017
Free family fun event - Prehistoric patterns at Penlee House Gallery and Museum
Discover the many different tools used by prehistoric potters to decorate clay pots, view original pots in the Gallery and make your own patterned plaque. [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Wed 19th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 16th Jul 2017
Wales | Isle of Anglesey
Sat 22nd Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 46 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 5 min ago
Or how about a visit to a restored townhouse? https://t.co/QRjpBq6F5H
6 hours 6 min ago
Fancy going on a over ? What not head down to Bosworth https://t.co/U5REuNMTL5
1 day 3 hours ago
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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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