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

Wales | Powys
Various dates (see below)
Return of the Vikings: Battle of Buttington 2 - A historic re-enactment
As part of Powysland Museum’s latest exhibition “The Vikings and Wales – Myths, Legends, Facts and Finds” the museum, in conjunction with Welshpool Town Council and supported... [Read more]
South West | Dorset
Wed 19th Jul 2017
West Midlands | Warwickshire
Mon 31st Jul 2017 - Fri 4th Aug 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Thu 27th Apr 2017 - Thu 27th Jul 2017
South East | Buckinghamshire
Wed 5th Jul 2017 - Wed 30th Aug 2017

Twitter feed

7 hours 32 min ago
RT : BOOK NOW! Places left 4 story at Council for British Archaeology AGM Nov… https://t.co/xOMLBWz5W3
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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