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 took place between 15 - 30 July in 2017. Dates for the 2018 Festival will be announced shortly.

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West Midlands | Warwickshire
Mon 24th Jul 2017
St John’s Hospital, Lichfield: a Black and White Medieval Cemetery
Recent building work encountered part of a medieval cemetery at St John’s Almshouses in Lichfield, which included at least two people of African descent. This fascinating discovery... [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | East Yorkshire
Wed 19th Jul 2017 - Thu 20th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | East Yorkshire
Thu 27th Jul 2017 - Sat 29th Jul 2017
North West | Merseyside
Fri 28th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

1 hour 24 min ago
Fantastic discoveries on this years Maids Moreton Mound project https://t.co/KG964jycBl supported by https://t.co/pOeTL3jTvH
9 hours 39 min ago
RT : What have you discovered during Big Recording Month? Share the sites you will record via hashtag https://t.co/IPCE8gPr7O
1 day 10 hours ago
RT : Stratigraphy cake featuring a chariot bruial & 3D printed sword (credit for that goes to )… https://t.co/UyHxEmPzuw
2 days 6 hours ago
RT : Don't forget you have until 31 Aug to submit a entry to festival@archaeologyuk.orghttps://t.co/kUr0qH0NhY
2 days 6 hours ago
RT : Our annual NW Industrial Archaeology Conference is on salt this year. Book now. https://t.co/VyMx9rfT8m
2 days 6 hours ago
RT : Our Jersey YAC is up and running! Keep sharing your archaeological adventures!! https://t.co/JyANhbsl4w

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