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 provisional date for the 2018 Festival of Archaeology is 21-29 July.

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What's on

East Midlands | Nottinghamshire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
Crafts from the Past at Bassetlaw Museum, Retford
Demonstrations and 'have a go' historic craft activities for all ages, including flintknapping, coil pot making, rope and net making, lacemaking, tablet weaving and lots of activities... [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Various dates (see below)
London | Greater London
Fri 28th Jul 2017
London | Oxfordshire
Sat 3rd Jun 2017 - Sun 17th Sep 2017
South East | East Sussex
Tue 25th Jul 2017

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3 days 15 hours ago
We are embarking on a major review of our websites. Please take 5 minutes to complete the Council for British Archa… https://t.co/NKCI2Rgqmz
1 month 1 week ago
Come and hear more about Tudor Flagship the at the CBA AGM on Nov 6. For info and tickets - https://t.co/taVxcoPa28
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Congratulations to our 2017 competition winner Hannah & Lewis! Take a look at their Viking Longship c… https://t.co/DyOGm4zFgQ
1 month 2 weeks ago
Learn how to research, record and get funding for your own project https://t.co/rZbRytKBqw book your place now!! 2/2
1 month 2 weeks ago
There are still places for the CBA & Living Legacies First World War Workshop in Bristol 1/2
1 month 2 weeks ago
RT : Has your museum thought about setting up a YAC to inspire the next generation of archaeologists? We've g… https://t.co/GYFQ0lOYAY
1 month 3 weeks ago
CBA Wales will be holding its very first archaeological conference, in April 2018 save the date + more info will be here soon!!

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