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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South West | Cornwall
Thu 27th Jul 2017
In their footsteps: Guided tours of Prehistoric Penwith
The spectacular exhibition of prehistoric pottery, tools, models and plans at Penlee House Gallery & Museum may awake your curiosity to see where they were found. Some sites,... [Read more]
London | Greater London
Various dates (see below)
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sat 29th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017

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On 28 May there will be a unique chance to meet Oliver Cromwell at his 17 century home https://t.co/QHeKSKHcYd
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RT : Ingenuity - the Iron Age loch dwellers were full if it! Join us on Sunday and be amazed at what you learn. Hands o… https://t.co/nX3cmlWfd0
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RT : Need fun for kids this ? Our Museum's open 10 - 4pm (closed Tues & Sun) Colouring books also ava… https://t.co/MNAxQsGXwM
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At ? Make sure you check out the amazing Hall while you're there. Imag… https://t.co/mQapwSilk4
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Will you be near Perth & Kinross this weekend? There are some amazing events for you to get involved with.… https://t.co/tfDh22MXnR

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