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 30th Jul 2017
Exploring Samarès Manor - colombier, crypt and agricultural museum
Vincent Obbarx, Seigneur of this wonderful old manor, has kindly agree to give us a guided tour. The tour starts at the beautifully restored colombier, where Neil Molyneux will... [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Thu 27th Jul 2017
North West | Merseyside
Various dates (see below)

Twitter feed

3 hours 43 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
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Or how about a visit to a restored townhouse? https://t.co/QRjpBq6F5H
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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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