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

South East | Oxfordshire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
Family archaeology day at Wallingford Museum
A small archaeological excavation will be taking place in the Museum courtyard and you’ll be able learn all about how archaeology is done from the experts. You’ll also be able... [Read more]
South West | Cornwall
Sun 23rd Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
South East | West Sussex
Tue 25th Jul 2017 - Fri 4th Aug 2017
North West | Cumbria
Sat 22nd Jul 2017

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It's ! Can you spot any at the ? See what they will be doing for the this year… https://t.co/8ib1iAHGKW
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RT : Charnwood museum in Loughborough will have a range of events come and see! https://t.co/XTiBEWTEYp
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