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

North East | Northumberland
Wed 26th Jul 2017
Druridge Bay reveals its archaeological secrets
Druridge Bay on the beautiful Northumberland coast is rightly famous for its stunning natural beauty. But in recent years the ever shifting dunes have revealed some amazing archaeological... [Read more]
South East | Berkshire
Fri 28th Jul 2017
South East | Kent
Various dates (see below)
South East | Isle of Wight
Sat 15th Jul 2017
South East | West Sussex
Tue 25th Jul 2017 - Fri 4th Aug 2017

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On 28 May there will be a unique chance to meet Oliver Cromwell at his 17 century home https://t.co/QHeKSKHcYd
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RT : Ingenuity - the Iron Age loch dwellers were full if it! Join us on Sunday and be amazed at what you learn. Hands o… https://t.co/nX3cmlWfd0
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RT : Need fun for kids this ? Our Museum's open 10 - 4pm (closed Tues & Sun) Colouring books also ava… https://t.co/MNAxQsGXwM
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At ? Make sure you check out the amazing Hall while you're there. Imag… https://t.co/mQapwSilk4
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Will you be near Perth & Kinross this weekend? There are some amazing events for you to get involved with.… https://t.co/tfDh22MXnR

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