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

East Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)
GUIDED WALK OF STAUNTON HAROLD
Join Betty Cawte of the Staunton Harold Heritage Group for a short introductory talk in this unique family chapel and then a guided stroll to study the archaeology of Staunton... [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | Lincolnshire
Sat 29th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Thu 20th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | East Yorkshire
Wed 19th Jul 2017 - Thu 20th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 11 min ago
RT : 700 years of history visible in one square! https://t.co/9sUbMju70S
3 hours 12 min ago
RT : Blue skies for the start of walking tour of with Paul Schofield https://t.co/HA8oWjHwQ7
3 hours 12 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 48 sec 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
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4 hours 34 min ago
RT : Before and after cleaning the ship's timbers at today. Good work FROGs! https://t.co/rV1dxCv0ga
5 hours 2 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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