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 2016 Festival of Archaeology is now over. Thank you to all of our event organisers and everyone who came along to events. 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 West | Devon
Tue 18th Jul 2017
Guided tour of Shilstone House and Garden, South Devon
Guided tour of Shilstone House and grounds with resident archaeologist Abi Gray. Guests will explore the history of the site through its surviving archaeology and rare architectural... [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)
South East | West Sussex
Thu 27th Jul 2017
Wales | Rhondda Cynon Taff
Sat 15th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

5 hours 27 min ago
The Festival team will be hosting a crafty event on 22 July in York, more details to follow soon! https://t.co/oFOQKxa9pC
7 hours 46 min ago
Or how about a visit to a restored townhouse? https://t.co/QRjpBq6F5H
7 hours 47 min ago
Fancy going on a over ? What not head down to Bosworth https://t.co/U5REuNMTL5
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in are excavating a Late Bronze & Iron Age enclosure. Why not join their field school… https://t.co/trpOUVrOB8
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RT : 'll be starting their exciting programme tomorrow! Don't miss out! https://t.co/RgJf6oOBCy

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