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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North West | Merseyside
Fri 28th Jul 2017
Investigating human and animal bones: hands on!
Archaeologists frequently discover bones during excavations. This is an opportunity for you to handle and examine replica human bones and real animal bones, and discover how archaeologists... [Read more]
West Midlands | West Midlands
Fri 28th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 9 min ago
RT : 700 years of history visible in one square! https://t.co/9sUbMju70S
3 hours 10 min ago
RT : Blue skies for the start of walking tour of with Paul Schofield https://t.co/HA8oWjHwQ7
3 hours 10 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 58 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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4 hours 32 min ago
RT : Before and after cleaning the ship's timbers at today. Good work FROGs! https://t.co/rV1dxCv0ga
5 hours 7 sec 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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