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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Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
Walking tour: Tour of Orchard Fields
Join Dr Pete Wilson of Rarey Archaeology to learn more about the hidden history of the site. Today, the peaceful site is a place for walkers and enjoying the birdsong. However... [Read more]
East Midlands | Nottinghamshire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
South East | Cambridgeshire
Fri 15th Sep 2017 - Sun 17th Sep 2017
South East | Isle of Wight
Sat 15th Jul 2017
Wales | Monmouthshire
Sat 29th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

1 hour 21 min ago
Fantastic discoveries on this years Maids Moreton Mound project https://t.co/KG964jycBl supported by https://t.co/pOeTL3jTvH
9 hours 36 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 6 hours ago
RT : Don't forget you have until 31 Aug to submit a entry to festival@archaeologyuk.orghttps://t.co/kUr0qH0NhY
2 days 6 hours ago
RT : Our annual NW Industrial Archaeology Conference is on salt this year. Book now. https://t.co/VyMx9rfT8m
2 days 6 hours ago
RT : Our Jersey YAC is up and running! Keep sharing your archaeological adventures!! https://t.co/JyANhbsl4w

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