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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South West | Devon
Tue 18th Jul 2017
Guided tour of Shilstone House and Garden, South Devon
Guided tour of Shilstone House and grounds with resident archaeologist Abi Gray. Guests will explore the history of the site through its surviving archaeology and rare architectural... [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Mon 17th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Wed 19th Jul 2017
South East | West Sussex
Thu 27th Jul 2017
East | Essex
Sat 29th Jul 2017

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