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

Northern Ireland | Down
Fri 11th Aug 2017
Behind-the-Scenes Tour of PRONI
PRONI invites you to a guided tour on 11 August 2017. Join a behind-the-scenes tour to meet archival staff who support researchers or undertake cutting edge preservation work.... [Read more]
South East | Surrey
Sat 15th Jul 2017
South West | Dorset
Various dates (see below)
Yorkshire and Humberside | South Yorkshire
Mon 17th Jul 2017
South West | Cornwall
Sun 23rd Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 13 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 14 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 2 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 36 min ago
4 hours 36 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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