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

East Midlands | Derbyshire
Sun 30th Jul 2017
Archaeology for the whole family at Buxton Museum and Art Gallery
Enjoy hands-on activities with local archaeologist Catherine Parker Heath. Discover how to piece together the past, practice your object identification skills and dig for fantastic... [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Wed 5th Jul 2017 - Wed 19th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | South Yorkshire
Sun 30th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Various dates (see below)
South West | Cornwall
Mon 24th Jul 2017 - Fri 28th Jul 2017

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7 hours 22 min ago
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5 days 23 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 2 days 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 2 days ago
RT : hope you have a great time from all of us . Grt to see so many events!
3 weeks 4 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 5 days ago
You still have time to send in your nominations for this year's Marsh Awards https://t.co/stmNmGCUs0

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