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 Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)
Guided tour of St Edward's Church, Castle Donington
Meet outside the (south) porch of the church, in the centre of Castle Donington, for a tour of this Grade 1 listed building and an introduction to its fascinating history, including... [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)
West Midlands | Warwickshire
Thu 20th Jul 2017
North West | Greater Manchester
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 16th Jul 2017

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The Festival team will be hosting a crafty event on 22 July in York, more details to follow soon! https://t.co/oFOQKxa9pC
7 hours 52 min ago
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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