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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What's on

Scotland | Shetland
Sat 8th Jul 2017
Mavis Grind - A hidden archaeological gem
Seek out one of Shetland's many hidden archaeological gems. Join us for a walk to the remains of a prehistoric house and chambered cairn nestled in the hills where the Atlantic... [Read more]
South West | Cornwall
Sun 23rd Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | South Yorkshire
Various dates (see below)
London | Greater London
Various dates (see below)
Scotland | Dumfries and Galloway
Sun 16th Jul 2017 - Mon 31st Jul 2017

Twitter feed

5 days 8 hours ago
Its , over a hundred events taking place all over Scotland. Head over to the website… https://t.co/589VZm9Es2
1 week 4 days ago
It's going woolly in Southwell, come and check out these fab crochet creations on 16 September, more info see link! https://t.co/0CkMaRmyqi
2 weeks 1 day ago
RT : It's the last day of - So many places to explore, such little time left! What are you looking forward to toda… https://t.co/GdwCpmboPY
2 weeks 1 day ago
RT : hope you have a great time from all of us . Grt to see so many events!
3 weeks 3 days ago
RT : Dress up like a caveman, make your own clay pot & explore our trail this week at :… https://t.co/jbeibFBX2R
3 weeks 4 days ago
You still have time to send in your nominations for this year's Marsh Awards https://t.co/stmNmGCUs0
1 month 1 day ago
Are you interested in Yorkshire battles? The will be holding a conference on 19 Nov https://t.co/9VHm1Ea1RQ

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