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 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

Yorkshire and Humberside | South Yorkshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017
Festival of Archaeology at Weston Park Museum
Come and join us for the Festival of Archaeology and dig deep into the past of the Sheffield area. Get hands-on with real archaeological artefacts and learn how objects can... [Read more]
Scotland | Argyll
Thu 27th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)

Twitter feed

3 hours 15 min ago
RT : 700 years of history visible in one square! https://t.co/9sUbMju70S
3 hours 16 min ago
RT : Blue skies for the start of walking tour of with Paul Schofield https://t.co/HA8oWjHwQ7
3 hours 16 min ago
RT : This Saturday meet Roma Antiqua at the Museum of Archaeology. Free entry. https://t.co/l5mntlSVyr https://t.co/0ggFfeUV71
4 hours 4 min ago
It is! For more crafts like this check out this FB pg from 1 of the organisers who help deliver th… https://t.co/nHj66ZH8vv
4 hours 38 min ago
4 hours 38 min ago
RT : Before and after cleaning the ship's timbers at today. Good work FROGs! https://t.co/rV1dxCv0ga
5 hours 6 min ago
RT : Come see a stretch of the oldest wooden railway in the world tomorrow in N Tyneside https://t.co/ncDJ2Fv7amhttps://t.co/g1m3BdbC8J

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