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 West | Cornwall
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
Free family fun event - Wonderful weaving at Penlee House Gallery & Museum
Have a go at some simple weaving to explore how prehistoric people made their clothes! See if you can spot the loom weights and the spindle whorl in the Gallery. [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | West Yorkshire
Sat 10th Jun 2017 - Sun 18th Jun 2017
South West | Devon
Sat 22nd Jul 2017 - Sun 3rd Sep 2017
North West | Lancashire
Various dates (see below)
South West | Dorset
Wed 19th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 18 min ago
RT : 700 years of history visible in one square! https://t.co/9sUbMju70S
3 hours 19 min ago
RT : Blue skies for the start of walking tour of with Paul Schofield https://t.co/HA8oWjHwQ7
3 hours 19 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 7 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 41 min ago
4 hours 41 min ago
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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