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 provisional date for the 2018 Festival of Archaeology is 21-29 July.

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North West | Cumbria
Sat 8th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017
Dig Appleby - Breaking the ground
Dig Appleby is a community archaeology project focusing on the Archaeology of Appleby-in-Westmorland. A display of the medieval finds from the town is being held at the Appleby... [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | South Yorkshire
Various dates (see below)
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sun 16th Jul 2017

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