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! .

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What's on

South East | West Sussex
Various dates (see below)
Cuckfield ROC Post - Secret Nuclear Bunker
Operating throughout the Cold War until the bunkers stand down in 1991, the Royal Observer Corps Post at Cuckfield (one of 1563 built throughout the UK in the 1950's and 1960's)would... [Read more]
South East | Buckinghamshire
Thu 20th Jul 2017
London | Greater London
Various dates (see below)
Wales | Pembrokeshire
Fri 28th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 3 min ago
RT : 700 years of history visible in one square! https://t.co/9sUbMju70S
3 hours 4 min ago
RT : Blue skies for the start of walking tour of with Paul Schofield https://t.co/HA8oWjHwQ7
3 hours 4 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 52 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 26 min ago
4 hours 26 min ago
RT : Before and after cleaning the ship's timbers at today. Good work FROGs! https://t.co/rV1dxCv0ga
4 hours 53 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

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