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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East | Essex
Various dates (see below)
Essex Treasure Tour 2017
2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the Treasure Act in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Since it began, thousands of items of Treasure have been found by metal detectorists,... [Read more]
North East | County Durham
Sun 23rd Jul 2017
West Midlands | Warwickshire
Mon 31st Jul 2017 - Fri 4th Aug 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
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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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