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 | Greater London
Sun 23rd Jul 2017
Interactive archaeology tour at Fulham Palace
As part of the Festival of Archaeology 2017, join our Community Archaeologist for this fascinating exploration of the Fulham Palace of the past. This interactive tour will take... [Read more]
East | Essex
Various dates (see below)
Channel Islands | Jersey
Thu 20th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Lincolnshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Various dates (see below)

Twitter feed

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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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