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

East Midlands | Leicestershire
Wed 26th Jul 2017
THE MEDIEVAL MANOR HOUSES OF LEICESTERSHIRE
Peter Liddle will talk about Donington le Heath Manor House and the other medieval manor houses of Leicestershire looking at the surviving buildings and the evidence of earthworks... [Read more]
Channel Islands | Jersey
Thu 20th Jul 2017
South West | Cornwall
Sat 22nd Jul 2017 - Sun 23rd Jul 2017
South West | Devon
Various dates (see below)

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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