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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What's on

Yorkshire and Humberside | East Yorkshire
Wed 21st Jun 2017 - Tue 4th Jul 2017
Archaeological Dig on the Pocklington Canal
As part of a Heritage Lottery Fund supported project, Canal & River Trust and Jon Kenny Community Archaeology are looking for volunteers to help uncover the history of Canal Head... [Read more]
South West | Devon
Various dates (see below)
South East | Oxfordshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017
South East | Kent
Tue 25th Jul 2017 - Sat 29th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 6 min ago
RT : 700 years of history visible in one square! https://t.co/9sUbMju70S
3 hours 7 min ago
RT : Blue skies for the start of walking tour of with Paul Schofield https://t.co/HA8oWjHwQ7
3 hours 8 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 56 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
4 hours 29 min ago
4 hours 29 min ago
RT : Before and after cleaning the ship's timbers at today. Good work FROGs! https://t.co/rV1dxCv0ga
4 hours 57 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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