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 took place between 15 - 30 July in 2017. Dates for the 2018 Festival will be announced shortly.

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West Midlands | Warwickshire
Thu 27th Jul 2017
Ashlawn Road, Hillmorton: 3000 years at Ridgeway Farm
Excavations have revealed a complex landscape of Bronze Age pit-alignment boundaries, Iron Age settlements and Roman enclosures. The site is remarkable for the preservation of... [Read more]
South West | Cornwall
Wed 19th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017
South West | Devon
Tue 18th Jul 2017 - Wed 19th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

9 hours 31 min ago
RT : What have you discovered during Big Recording Month? Share the sites you will record via hashtag https://t.co/IPCE8gPr7O
1 day 10 hours ago
RT : Stratigraphy cake featuring a chariot bruial & 3D printed sword (credit for that goes to )… https://t.co/UyHxEmPzuw
2 days 5 hours ago
RT : Don't forget you have until 31 Aug to submit a entry to festival@archaeologyuk.orghttps://t.co/kUr0qH0NhY
2 days 5 hours ago
RT : Our annual NW Industrial Archaeology Conference is on salt this year. Book now. https://t.co/VyMx9rfT8m
2 days 5 hours ago
RT : Our Jersey YAC is up and running! Keep sharing your archaeological adventures!! https://t.co/JyANhbsl4w
2 days 6 hours ago
It's Big Recording Month Wk 3 - get recording! https://t.co/bKfOzFuVYH https://t.co/zjRsAwjCOS

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