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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What's on

East | Essex
Various dates (see below)
Archaeology taster weekends at Copped Hall
A first taste of excavation on a "live" site for absolute beginners - an introduction to methods of archaeological investigation, supervised digging, finds handling and post-excavation [Read more]
West Midlands | West Midlands
Fri 28th Jul 2017
Wales | Swansea
Sat 29th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017
North West | Cumbria
Thu 27th Jul 2017
North West | Merseyside
Fri 21st Jul 2017

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