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
‘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]
West Midlands | Worcestershire
Sun 16th Jul 2017
London | Greater London
Fri 28th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 45 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
6 hours 3 min ago
Or how about a visit to a restored townhouse? https://t.co/QRjpBq6F5H
6 hours 5 min ago
Fancy going on a over ? What not head down to Bosworth https://t.co/U5REuNMTL5
1 day 3 hours ago
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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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