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

East | Suffolk
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
Warehouse open day with Suffolk Archaeology
Find out about our recent excavations, see some of the finds and talk to the archaeologists. Discover what happens behind the scenes after an excavation in our specialist Post-Excavation... [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Thu 20th Jul 2017
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sun 16th Jul 2017
South East | Oxfordshire
Various dates (see below)
South West | Dorset
Various dates (see below)

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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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