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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South East | East Sussex
Mon 17th Jul 2017
Book Launch at Bodiam
Between 2010 and 2014, Professor Matthew Johnson led a team of scholars from the Northwestern University of America and the University of Southampton. The geophysical surveys and... [Read more]
South West | Somerset
Thu 20th Jul 2017
South West | Dorset
Sat 1st Jul 2017 - Sun 2nd Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sat 29th Jul 2017
South West | Gloucestershire
Thu 27th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 12 min ago
RT : 700 years of history visible in one square! https://t.co/9sUbMju70S
3 hours 13 min ago
RT : Blue skies for the start of walking tour of with Paul Schofield https://t.co/HA8oWjHwQ7
3 hours 13 min ago
RT : This Saturday meet Roma Antiqua at the Museum of Archaeology. Free entry. https://t.co/l5mntlSVyr https://t.co/0ggFfeUV71
4 hours 1 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 35 min ago
4 hours 35 min ago
RT : Before and after cleaning the ship's timbers at today. Good work FROGs! https://t.co/rV1dxCv0ga
5 hours 2 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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