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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South East | Kent
Sat 29th Jul 2017
The Archaeology of St Peter's Church, Sandwich
Earlier in the year, the Churches Conservation Trust worked on a project with Canterbury Archaeological Trust and Dover Archaeological Group over five weekends on a community excavation... [Read more]
South West | Dorset
Sat 29th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017
South East | Oxfordshire
Thu 27th Jul 2017
West Midlands | Warwickshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 16th Jul 2017

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Check out this fab cake made! Still time 2 send in your entries for our competition… https://t.co/EhxtYFrQRJ
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RT : For our conservation assistant reveals all on conserving artefacts from the wreck of the https://t.co/YXf629poIb
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RT : Looking through the Design a Beaker competition entries from event...so many great pots… https://t.co/1a16JB1aQl
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RT : Two fab events on at Blaise that day - 'Bristol's Brilliant Archaeology' out for… https://t.co/3SPMbH7BX1
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RT : line-up for Market Hall Museum, . Talk tonight at 6.30: Medieval life & death in Lichfield: https://t.co/WDyxnNoSm6
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RT : Don't miss recreating the faces of our ancestors as part of the this Thurs… https://t.co/MS4LXBotJG

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