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
Various dates (see below)
The Anglo Saxons and Vikings - Big weekend at the Ashmolean Museum
Come and join in our Big Weekend of free, fun-filled activities and talks. There is lots for all ages to do, including Anglo Saxon re-enactors and living history demonstrations.... [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Thu 20th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | West Yorkshire
South West | Wiltshire
Mon 24th Jul 2017 - Thu 31st Aug 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Wed 26th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 42 min ago
The Festival team will be hosting a crafty event on 22 July in York, more details to follow soon! https://t.co/oFOQKxa9pC
6 hours 57 sec ago
Or how about a visit to a restored townhouse? https://t.co/QRjpBq6F5H
6 hours 2 min ago
Fancy going on a over ? What not head down to Bosworth https://t.co/U5REuNMTL5
1 day 3 hours ago
1 day 3 hours ago
in are excavating a Late Bronze & Iron Age enclosure. Why not join their field school… https://t.co/trpOUVrOB8
1 day 4 hours ago
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RT : 'll be starting their exciting programme tomorrow! Don't miss out! https://t.co/RgJf6oOBCy

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