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 | Essex
Various dates (see below)
Archaeology taster weekends at Copped Hall
A first taste of excavation on a "live" site for absolute beginners - an introduction to methods of archaeological investigation, supervised digging, finds handling and post-excavation [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sun 16th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017
South East | Kent
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Rutland
Wed 26th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 11 min ago
RT : 700 years of history visible in one square! https://t.co/9sUbMju70S
3 hours 12 min ago
RT : Blue skies for the start of walking tour of with Paul Schofield https://t.co/HA8oWjHwQ7
3 hours 12 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 58 sec 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 34 min ago
4 hours 34 min ago
RT : Before and after cleaning the ship's timbers at today. Good work FROGs! https://t.co/rV1dxCv0ga
5 hours 2 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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