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 provisional date for the 2018 Festival of Archaeology is 21-29 July.

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East Midlands | Leicestershire
Tue 18th Jul 2017
A Tour of Leicester Abbey
Join Peter Liddle for a walk around the remains of Leicester Abbey, Leicestershire's biggest and richest medieval religious house. The gatehouse was converted into a mansion after... [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Thu 20th Jul 2017
London | Greater London
Fri 28th Jul 2017

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