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 2017 Festival of Archaeology took place between 15 - 30 July in 2017. Dates for the 2018 Festival will be announced shortly.

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East | Essex
Various dates (see below)
Essex Treasure Tour 2017
2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the Treasure Act in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Since it began, thousands of items of treasure have been found by metal detectorists,... [Read more]
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 16th Jul 2017
Scotland | Edinburgh and Lothians
Fri 31st Mar 2017 - Sun 3rd Sep 2017

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4 days 4 hours ago
Its , over a hundred events taking place all over Scotland. Head over to the website… https://t.co/589VZm9Es2
1 week 3 days ago
It's going woolly in Southwell, come and check out these fab crochet creations on 16 September, more info see link! https://t.co/0CkMaRmyqi
2 weeks 14 hours ago
RT : It's the last day of - So many places to explore, such little time left! What are you looking forward to toda… https://t.co/GdwCpmboPY
2 weeks 14 hours ago
RT : hope you have a great time from all of us . Grt to see so many events!
3 weeks 2 days ago
RT : Dress up like a caveman, make your own clay pot & explore our trail this week at :… https://t.co/jbeibFBX2R
3 weeks 3 days ago
You still have time to send in your nominations for this year's Marsh Awards https://t.co/stmNmGCUs0
1 month 7 hours ago
Are you interested in Yorkshire battles? The will be holding a conference on 19 Nov https://t.co/9VHm1Ea1RQ

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