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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Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
Walking tour: Tour of Orchard Fields
Join Dr Pete Wilson of Rarey Archaeology to learn more about the hidden history of the site. Today, the peaceful site is a place for walkers and enjoying the birdsong. However... [Read more]
West Midlands | Oxfordshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 16th Jul 2017
South West | Somerset
Sat 15th Jul 2017
Channel Islands | Jersey
Fri 28th Jul 2017

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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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