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 provisional date for the 2018 Festival of Archaeology is 21-29 July.

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West Midlands | Warwickshire
Thu 20th Jul 2017
Bidford on Avon: Where Else Would you Find a Stone Age Cult Centre?
The recent excavation and ongoing analysis of a 4000 year old henge complex has important ramifications for the study of Neolithic communities, religion and ceremonial practises.... [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | East Yorkshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Rutland
Thu 20th Jul 2017
North West | Lancashire
Various dates (see below)
South East | Hertfordshire
Various dates (see below)

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5 days 15 hours ago
We are embarking on a major review of our websites. Please take 5 minutes to complete the Council for British Archa… https://t.co/NKCI2Rgqmz
1 month 1 week ago
Come and hear more about Tudor Flagship the at the CBA AGM on Nov 6. For info and tickets - https://t.co/taVxcoPa28
1 month 2 weeks ago
Congratulations to our 2017 competition winner Hannah & Lewis! Take a look at their Viking Longship c… https://t.co/DyOGm4zFgQ
1 month 2 weeks ago
Learn how to research, record and get funding for your own project https://t.co/rZbRytKBqw book your place now!! 2/2
1 month 2 weeks ago
There are still places for the CBA & Living Legacies First World War Workshop in Bristol 1/2
1 month 2 weeks ago
RT : Has your museum thought about setting up a YAC to inspire the next generation of archaeologists? We've g… https://t.co/GYFQ0lOYAY
1 month 3 weeks ago
CBA Wales will be holding its very first archaeological conference, in April 2018 save the date + more info will be here soon!!

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