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 2016 Festival of Archaeology is now over. Thank you to all of our event organisers and everyone who came along to events. 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

North East | Tyne and Wear
Fri 28th Jul 2017
Festival of Archaeology - excavating the Waggonway
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be an archaeologist? Join us for hands on activities and find out more about the Willington Waggonway, the best preserved and... [Read more]
North West | Cumbria
Wed 26th Jul 2017
North West | Lancashire
Mon 17th Jul 2017
South East | Buckinghamshire
Wed 5th Jul 2017 - Wed 30th Aug 2017
London | City of London
Sat 10th Jun 2017

Twitter feed

17 hours 12 min ago
RT : Remember if you are near the British Museum tomorrow (29th), visit London Anthropology Day https://t.co/RkpgEmFRG2
19 hours 10 min ago
RT : Castell Carndorchan Open Day, Sunday 16th July 2017 Free! But booking essential https://t.co/r0dK4FEelc
21 hours 36 min ago
RT : Looking to get involved in ? Why not record Home Front sites in your local area!… https://t.co/Vd6pBPvTYt
21 hours 43 min ago
RT : Archaeologists: you have one calendar month to sign up for the final ever Day of Archaeology on 28 July! https://t.co/rDaNa8fRS6
21 hours 45 min ago
RT : Finds washing today - a bit soggy for digging! And yes do come along, we're here til the 4th :)
21 hours 45 min ago
21 hours 45 min ago
RT : Talks available from our team to celebrate Book tickets https://t.co/4We4mFDJBV

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