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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London | Surrey
Various dates (see below)
Festival of Archaeology weekend on Kenley Common, part of the Kenley Revival Project
As part of the Kenley Revival Project we are organising a Community Dig. In July 2017 we will focus on excavating around one of the blast pens, where we expect to find many interesting... [Read more]
Wales | Carmarthenshire
Sat 29th Jul 2017
East | Cambridgeshire
Thu 27th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | Lincolnshire
Sat 29th Jul 2017
South East | Kent
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017

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9 hours 23 min ago
RT : What have you discovered during Big Recording Month? Share the sites you will record via hashtag https://t.co/IPCE8gPr7O
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RT : Stratigraphy cake featuring a chariot bruial & 3D printed sword (credit for that goes to )… https://t.co/UyHxEmPzuw
2 days 5 hours ago
RT : Don't forget you have until 31 Aug to submit a entry to festival@archaeologyuk.orghttps://t.co/kUr0qH0NhY
2 days 5 hours ago
RT : Our annual NW Industrial Archaeology Conference is on salt this year. Book now. https://t.co/VyMx9rfT8m
2 days 5 hours ago
RT : Our Jersey YAC is up and running! Keep sharing your archaeological adventures!! https://t.co/JyANhbsl4w
2 days 6 hours ago
It's Big Recording Month Wk 3 - get recording! https://t.co/bKfOzFuVYH https://t.co/zjRsAwjCOS

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