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

North West | Lancashire
Sat 8th Jul 2017
'Older than the Pyramids: 5000 years of archaeology in South Ribble and Preston'.
Featuring the mysteries of the mosses, the Preston Dock skulls, the Romans at Walton-le-Dale and Leyland, and the spectacular Cuerdale Hoard: with full supporting [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
West Midlands | Worcestershire
Sat 29th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017
Wales | Pembrokeshire
Fri 28th Jul 2017
South East | Oxfordshire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017

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It's ! Can you spot any at the ? See what they will be doing for the this year… https://t.co/8ib1iAHGKW
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1 day 12 hours ago
RT : Charnwood museum in Loughborough will have a range of events come and see! https://t.co/XTiBEWTEYp
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