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 | North Yorkshire
Thu 29th Jun 2017 - Fri 30th Jun 2017
Poo Day at Barley Hall
Join us at historic Barley Hall this summer and learn all about the muckier side of archaeology. [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Various dates (see below)
Channel Islands | Jersey
Sat 29th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | West Yorkshire
Sun 16th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | West Yorkshire

Twitter feed

14 hours 14 min ago
Visit for a torchlight tour & discover the of Bath & NE Somerset… https://t.co/XFGlo9BxWI
18 hours 53 min ago
RT : all about sharing and best practice today. And we like cake baking to… https://t.co/0szFu6kovm
18 hours 54 min ago
RT : masterclass day is underway. Great to be part of it https://t.co/LK8ukST0RV
20 hours 8 min ago
RT : Looking forward to sessions today +making links w . Above all don't forget cake! https://t.co/2YYRKr8wbF
22 hours 57 min ago
RT : Celebrate this summer with a day of discovery with our Northampton team and ! https://t.co/BXgfZlMrRq
22 hours 58 min ago
RT : We shall be at Leics at Jewry Wall on 9 July and also giving talks/tours of https://t.co/Asp0r7k53M

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