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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Channel Islands | Jersey
Sun 23rd Jul 2017
A guided tour of La Moye headland, crusher, quarry and powder house
A quick dip into Jersey’s industrial archaeology carved out of the natural environment. This walk starts at the winding tower in this iconic area of coastal heathland, looks... [Read more]
Wales | Ceredigion
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 16th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Mon 24th Jul 2017

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5 hours 40 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
7 hours 59 min ago
Or how about a visit to a restored townhouse? https://t.co/QRjpBq6F5H
8 hours 39 sec 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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