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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North East | Tyne and Wear
Fri 28th Jul 2017
Festival of Archaeology - excavating the Waggonway
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be an archaeologist? Join us for hands on activities and find out more about the Willington Waggonway, the best preserved and... [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | West Yorkshire
Fri 28th Jul 2017
North West | Lancashire
Fri 28th Jul 2017
South East | West Sussex
Thu 27th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 16 min ago
RT : 700 years of history visible in one square! https://t.co/9sUbMju70S
3 hours 17 min ago
RT : Blue skies for the start of walking tour of with Paul Schofield https://t.co/HA8oWjHwQ7
3 hours 17 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 5 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
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4 hours 39 min ago
RT : Before and after cleaning the ship's timbers at today. Good work FROGs! https://t.co/rV1dxCv0ga
5 hours 7 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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