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 | Dorset
Sat 1st Jul 2017 - Sun 2nd Jul 2017
Carving in Corfe Castle
Stone carvers from the Burngate Stone Carving Centre and Corfe Castle Artisan Volunteers will be reviving traditional skills, working with stone in the Outer Bailey of the [Read more]
South East | Kent
Mon 24th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Derbyshire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017 - Sun 23rd Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Tue 18th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | East Yorkshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

5 hours 28 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 47 min ago
Or how about a visit to a restored townhouse? https://t.co/QRjpBq6F5H
7 hours 48 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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