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
Sun 16th Jul 2017
Fossil in focus at New Walk Museum – Crocodiles from the Oxford Clay formation
Drop in to the Dinosaur Gallery to discover the 'Fossil in Focus' from our natural history collections, with the opportunity to handle it and learn a fact or two about fossilised... [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | West Yorkshire
Wed 26th Jul 2017
Scotland | Argyll
Wed 19th Jul 2017
South East | Buckinghamshire
Thu 27th Jul 2017 - Mon 27th Feb 2017

Twitter feed

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The Festival team will be hosting a crafty event on 22 July in York, more details to follow soon! https://t.co/oFOQKxa9pC
5 hours 57 min ago
Or how about a visit to a restored townhouse? https://t.co/QRjpBq6F5H
5 hours 59 min ago
Fancy going on a over ? What not head down to Bosworth https://t.co/U5REuNMTL5
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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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