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 provisional date for the 2018 Festival of Archaeology is 21-29 July.

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Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sun 6th Aug 2017
Raikeswood Camp dig open day
Get hands on with a behind the scenes look at the most recent archaeological dig taking place on the site of Skipton’s WW1 training and POW camp. Guided tours and archaeology... [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Fri 21st Jul 2017
North West | Merseyside
Fri 28th Jul 2017

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