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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What's on

East Midlands | Northamptonshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017
Abington Park Museum: health and wellbeing across the ages
Come and enjoy a day of archaeology at Abington Park Museum looking at health and wellbeing across the ages. Get the chance to explore themes such as diet, disease, death, superstitions,... [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | East Yorkshire
Fri 21st Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | South Yorkshire
Sun 30th Jul 2017
Wales | Isle of Anglesey
Wed 26th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)

Twitter feed

1 hour 22 min ago
Fantastic discoveries on this years Maids Moreton Mound project https://t.co/KG964jycBl supported by https://t.co/pOeTL3jTvH
9 hours 36 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 6 hours ago
RT : Don't forget you have until 31 Aug to submit a entry to festival@archaeologyuk.orghttps://t.co/kUr0qH0NhY
2 days 6 hours ago
RT : Our annual NW Industrial Archaeology Conference is on salt this year. Book now. https://t.co/VyMx9rfT8m
2 days 6 hours ago
RT : Our Jersey YAC is up and running! Keep sharing your archaeological adventures!! https://t.co/JyANhbsl4w

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