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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Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017
1066 Battle of Fulford, York
After excavating so many layers of road in 2016, including pre-historic stepping stones across the ford where the 1066 battle was fought, this year we will extend the dig in the... [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sun 23rd Jul 2017
North West | Merseyside
Wed 19th Jul 2017

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Come and hear more about Tudor Flagship the at the CBA AGM on Nov 6. For info and tickets - https://t.co/taVxcoPa28
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Congratulations to our 2017 competition winner Hannah & Lewis! Take a look at their Viking Longship c… https://t.co/DyOGm4zFgQ
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Learn how to research, record and get funding for your own project https://t.co/rZbRytKBqw book your place now!! 2/2
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There are still places for the CBA & Living Legacies First World War Workshop in Bristol 1/2
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RT : Has your museum thought about setting up a YAC to inspire the next generation of archaeologists? We've g… https://t.co/GYFQ0lOYAY
1 month 3 weeks ago
CBA Wales will be holding its very first archaeological conference, in April 2018 save the date + more info will be here soon!!

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