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

Channel Islands | Jersey
Wed 26th Jul 2017
Medieval castle of Jersay - Grosnez Castle and headland
Marc Yates, battlefield guide and local historian will examine the origins of Grosnez Castle, the “other” of Jersey’s two medieval castles. In ruins for well over 500 years,... [Read more]
North West | Cumbria
Wed 26th Jul 2017
East | Suffolk
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Mon 17th Jul 2017 - Wed 19th Jul 2017
London | Greater London
Sat 22nd Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 17 min ago
RT : 700 years of history visible in one square! https://t.co/9sUbMju70S
3 hours 18 min ago
RT : Blue skies for the start of walking tour of with Paul Schofield https://t.co/HA8oWjHwQ7
3 hours 18 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 6 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
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RT : Before and after cleaning the ship's timbers at today. Good work FROGs! https://t.co/rV1dxCv0ga
5 hours 8 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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