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

East Midlands | Derbyshire
Sun 30th Jul 2017
Archaeology for the whole family at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery
Enjoy hands-on activities with local archaeologist Catherine Parker Heath. Discover how to piece together the past, practice your object identification skills and dig for fantastic... [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | East Yorkshire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Various dates (see below)
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sat 29th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sun 23rd Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 14 min ago
RT : 700 years of history visible in one square! https://t.co/9sUbMju70S
3 hours 15 min ago
RT : Blue skies for the start of walking tour of with Paul Schofield https://t.co/HA8oWjHwQ7
3 hours 15 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 3 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 37 min ago
4 hours 37 min ago
RT : Before and after cleaning the ship's timbers at today. Good work FROGs! https://t.co/rV1dxCv0ga
5 hours 4 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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