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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West Midlands | Warwickshire
Wed 19th Jul 2017
The Ancient Craft of Metalworking
Find out more about the ancient craft of metalworking. Our Curator of Human History will take you back in time to explore the creative skills of the bronzesmith in Prehistoric... [Read more]
North West | Merseyside
Various dates (see below)
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Various dates (see below)
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sun 6th Aug 2017
Wales | Newport
Sat 22nd Jul 2017 - Sun 23rd Jul 2017

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14 hours 8 min ago
Visit for a torchlight tour & discover the of Bath & NE Somerset… https://t.co/XFGlo9BxWI
18 hours 47 min ago
RT : all about sharing and best practice today. And we like cake baking to… https://t.co/0szFu6kovm
18 hours 47 min ago
RT : masterclass day is underway. Great to be part of it https://t.co/LK8ukST0RV
20 hours 2 min ago
RT : Looking forward to sessions today +making links w . Above all don't forget cake! https://t.co/2YYRKr8wbF
22 hours 51 min ago
RT : Celebrate this summer with a day of discovery with our Northampton team and ! https://t.co/BXgfZlMrRq
22 hours 51 min ago
RT : We shall be at Leics at Jewry Wall on 9 July and also giving talks/tours of https://t.co/Asp0r7k53M

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