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 | Lincolnshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017
Harpswell archaeology day
Visitors will have the chance to come and see a real life archaeological excavation and take part in fun activities for grown-ups and children of all ages. As well as seeing what... [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Mon 17th Jul 2017 - Wed 19th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | West Yorkshire
Sat 10th Jun 2017 - Sun 18th Jun 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sun 16th Jul 2017
North West | Cumbria
Sat 8th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017

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RT : The latest The Big Archaeology News Daily! https://t.co/0zUi5ju5dQ Thanks to
11 hours 33 min ago
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 : The Festival of Archaeology is coming up across the UK! Check out whats near you! https://t.co/ax6UWksoqN
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1 day 12 hours ago
RT : Charnwood museum in Loughborough will have a range of events come and see! https://t.co/XTiBEWTEYp
1 day 16 hours ago

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