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 | Leicestershire
Sun 16th Jul 2017
Fossil in focus at New Walk Museum – Crocodiles from the Oxford Clay formation
Drop in to the Dinosaur Gallery to discover the 'Fossil in Focus' from our natural history collections, with the opportunity to handle it and learn a fact or two about fossilised... [Read more]
South West | Cornwall
Thu 27th Jul 2017
London | Greater London
Fri 28th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | West Yorkshire
Thu 27th Jul 2017
South East | Buckinghamshire
Thu 27th Jul 2017 - Mon 27th Feb 2017

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On 28 May there will be a unique chance to meet Oliver Cromwell at his 17 century home https://t.co/QHeKSKHcYd
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RT : Ingenuity - the Iron Age loch dwellers were full if it! Join us on Sunday and be amazed at what you learn. Hands o… https://t.co/nX3cmlWfd0
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RT : Need fun for kids this ? Our Museum's open 10 - 4pm (closed Tues & Sun) Colouring books also ava… https://t.co/MNAxQsGXwM
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At ? Make sure you check out the amazing Hall while you're there. Imag… https://t.co/mQapwSilk4
1 day 5 hours ago
Will you be near Perth & Kinross this weekend? There are some amazing events for you to get involved with.… https://t.co/tfDh22MXnR

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