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 2017 Festival of Archaeology took place between 15 - 30 July in 2017. Dates for the 2018 Festival will be announced shortly.

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What's on

South West | Cornwall
Sat 29th Jul 2017
Free family fun event - Bronze Age beauties at Penlee House Gallery & Museum
Come and see if you can find the wonderful golden lunula (necklace) from the Bronze Age. This amazing piece of jewellery is about 4500 years old! Try your hand at crafting a... [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 16th Jul 2017
North West | Lancashire
Thu 15th Jun 2017 - Sat 29th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | South Yorkshire
Various dates (see below)

Twitter feed

17 hours 30 min ago
Its , over a hundred events taking place all over Scotland. Head over to the website… https://t.co/589VZm9Es2
6 days 17 hours ago
It's going woolly in Southwell, come and check out these fab crochet creations on 16 September, more info see link! https://t.co/0CkMaRmyqi
1 week 4 days ago
RT : It's the last day of - So many places to explore, such little time left! What are you looking forward to toda… https://t.co/GdwCpmboPY
1 week 4 days ago
RT : hope you have a great time from all of us . Grt to see so many events!
2 weeks 6 days ago
RT : Dress up like a caveman, make your own clay pot & explore our trail this week at :… https://t.co/jbeibFBX2R
2 weeks 6 days ago
You still have time to send in your nominations for this year's Marsh Awards https://t.co/stmNmGCUs0
3 weeks 5 days ago
Are you interested in Yorkshire battles? The will be holding a conference on 19 Nov https://t.co/9VHm1Ea1RQ

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