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

London | Greater London
Sat 1st Jul 2017
COLAS at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
The City of London Archaeological Society (COLAS) will present a sample of hands-on displays and activities at the Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery's popular Open Day for the... [Read more]
South East | Oxfordshire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
South West | Cornwall
Sat 22nd Jul 2017 - Sun 23rd Jul 2017
South West | Cornwall
Sun 30th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

5 hours 26 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 44 min ago
Or how about a visit to a restored townhouse? https://t.co/QRjpBq6F5H
7 hours 46 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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