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! .

>> More about the Festival of Archaeology

>> Ideas for Festival events

>> Festival Press Releases

What's on

London | Oxfordshire
Tue 25th Jul 2017
Decorate a dinosaur at Abingdon County Hall Museum
Create your own colourful dinosaur with its own patterns and textures in this creative children's [Read more]
South West | Cornwall
Sun 23rd Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Tue 18th Jul 2017
South East | Oxfordshire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
North West | Merseyside
Mon 24th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 9 min ago
RT : 700 years of history visible in one square! https://t.co/9sUbMju70S
3 hours 9 min ago
RT : Blue skies for the start of walking tour of with Paul Schofield https://t.co/HA8oWjHwQ7
3 hours 10 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 58 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 31 min ago
4 hours 31 min ago
RT : Before and after cleaning the ship's timbers at today. Good work FROGs! https://t.co/rV1dxCv0ga
4 hours 59 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

Join the CBA

  • British Archaeology magazine
  • Members' newsletters
  • Publications offers
  • Special events

Follow us

Follow the Council for British Archaeology on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, or sign up for our e-alerts.

Subscribe to updates

Organising an event?

Are you organising a Festival of Archaeology event?

Register here to upload details of your event, or to edit an existing event's details.