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

South East | Buckinghamshire
Sat 29th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017
Medieval England at Chiltern Open Air Museum
Learn about life in a medieval household, meet costumed re-enactors and cheer for your favourite knight in the tournament at this fantastic living history event at chiltern Open... [Read more]
South East | Hampshire
Fri 21st Jul 2017 - Fri 28th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Tue 18th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017
Wales | Conwy
Sat 29th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 12 min ago
RT : 700 years of history visible in one square! https://t.co/9sUbMju70S
3 hours 13 min ago
RT : Blue skies for the start of walking tour of with Paul Schofield https://t.co/HA8oWjHwQ7
3 hours 13 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 1 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 35 min ago
4 hours 35 min ago
RT : Before and after cleaning the ship's timbers at today. Good work FROGs! https://t.co/rV1dxCv0ga
5 hours 3 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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