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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East Midlands | Nottinghamshire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
Unlocking the secrets of Runes, at the University of Nottingham Museum
Join us at the University of Nottingham Museum and unlock the mysteries of Viking runes! Can you solve our giant rune puzzles and translate the messages? Learn how to write in... [Read more]
North East | Northumberland
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 16th Jul 2017
West Midlands | Staffordshire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
East | Cambridgeshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 16th Jul 2017

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3 hours 4 min ago
RT : 700 years of history visible in one square! https://t.co/9sUbMju70S
3 hours 4 min ago
RT : Blue skies for the start of walking tour of with Paul Schofield https://t.co/HA8oWjHwQ7
3 hours 5 min ago
RT : This Saturday meet Roma Antiqua at the Museum of Archaeology. Free entry. https://t.co/l5mntlSVyr https://t.co/0ggFfeUV71
3 hours 53 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
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RT : Before and after cleaning the ship's timbers at today. Good work FROGs! https://t.co/rV1dxCv0ga
4 hours 54 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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