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 2016 Festival of Archaeology is now over. Thank you to all of our event organisers and everyone who came along to events. 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 | Leicestershire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
Explore the History of the “Lady of the Vale”: Masonry, Monuments, Bells, Bottesford
A leisurely tour of St Mary the Virgin, Bottesford, led by Neil Fortey and Bob Sparham: a walk round the outside to look at clues to the history of this magnificent church whose... [Read more]
South East | Hampshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sun 23rd Jul 2017
North East | Northumberland
Wed 26th Jul 2017
North West | Merseyside
Various dates (see below)

Twitter feed

5 hours 35 min ago
The Festival team will be hosting a crafty event on 22 July in York, more details to follow soon! https://t.co/oFOQKxa9pC
7 hours 53 min ago
Or how about a visit to a restored townhouse? https://t.co/QRjpBq6F5H
7 hours 55 min ago
Fancy going on a over ? What not head down to Bosworth https://t.co/U5REuNMTL5
1 day 5 hours ago
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in are excavating a Late Bronze & Iron Age enclosure. Why not join their field school… https://t.co/trpOUVrOB8
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RT : 'll be starting their exciting programme tomorrow! Don't miss out! https://t.co/RgJf6oOBCy

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