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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East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sun 16th Jul 2017
‘Wepet Renet’ – Ancient Egyptian Day at New Walk Museum
Celebrate ‘Wepet Renet’ – Ancient Egyptian New Year at New Walk Museum. Learn about life in the Land of the Pharaohs by exploring our fascinating collection. Make your own... [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Mon 17th Jul 2017 - Wed 19th Jul 2017
North West | Merseyside
Mon 24th Jul 2017 - Wed 26th Jul 2017
Scotland | Shetland
Sat 8th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)

Twitter feed

14 hours 12 min ago
Visit for a torchlight tour & discover the of Bath & NE Somerset… https://t.co/XFGlo9BxWI
18 hours 51 min ago
RT : all about sharing and best practice today. And we like cake baking to… https://t.co/0szFu6kovm
18 hours 52 min ago
RT : masterclass day is underway. Great to be part of it https://t.co/LK8ukST0RV
20 hours 6 min ago
RT : Looking forward to sessions today +making links w . Above all don't forget cake! https://t.co/2YYRKr8wbF
22 hours 55 min ago
RT : Celebrate this summer with a day of discovery with our Northampton team and ! https://t.co/BXgfZlMrRq
22 hours 56 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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