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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East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sun 9th Jul 2017
Bringing Our Past to Life - launching Leicestershire's Festival
To launch the 2017 Festival of Archaeology in Leicestershire, this event will give you the chance to meet Romans, Saxons and other people from the past, see and handle recent discoveries,... [Read more]
South West | Gloucestershire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017
North West | Merseyside
Sat 29th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Derbyshire
Sat 12th Aug 2017 - Sun 13th Aug 2017

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9 hours 32 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 5 hours ago
RT : Don't forget you have until 31 Aug to submit a entry to festival@archaeologyuk.orghttps://t.co/kUr0qH0NhY
2 days 5 hours ago
RT : Our annual NW Industrial Archaeology Conference is on salt this year. Book now. https://t.co/VyMx9rfT8m
2 days 5 hours ago
RT : Our Jersey YAC is up and running! Keep sharing your archaeological adventures!! https://t.co/JyANhbsl4w
2 days 6 hours ago
It's Big Recording Month Wk 3 - get recording! https://t.co/bKfOzFuVYH https://t.co/zjRsAwjCOS

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