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 | Hampshire
Fri 28th Jul 2017
Guided walk of the Prehistoric archaeology of Martin Down Nature Reserve
A guided mornings walk of the Prehistoric and Roman archaeology of Martin Down Nature Reserve on the Hampshire/Dorset border. Friday 28th July 2017 at 10.30. We will Meet at... [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | East Yorkshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017
North West | Merseyside
Mon 24th Jul 2017 - Wed 26th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sat 15th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | West Yorkshire
Sat 29th 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 45 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
1 day 4 hours ago
1 day 4 hours ago
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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