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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Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Tue 25th Jul 2017
Magnificent Medieval Materials at Holy Trinity Church, York
Explore our collection of medieval tiles and then decorate your own to take home! Use our new Explorer Sacks to discover all the different materials used to make Holy Trinity... [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Tue 25th Jul 2017 - Mon 31st Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)

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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