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 East | East Sussex
Tue 25th Jul 2017
Hands-on history at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery
Celebrate the Festival of Archaeology by getting hands on with some of our archaeological artefacts. We will have activities to show you how we make sense of things found underground... [Read more]
East | Norfolk
Various dates (see below)
East Midlands | Lincolnshire
Tue 25th Jul 2017
London | Greater London
Fri 28th Jul 2017

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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
1 day 6 hours ago
RT : Join 50th birthday celebrations on Saturday, with free admission to the museum! Happy birthday :-)… https://t.co/G81NLQBLFb
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RT : This weekend, Dover Castle returns to the 1940's for an unmissable wartime experience! https://t.co/kibTjtEvp9 https://t.co/oT3OIHXaxq
1 day 13 hours ago
staff had a great time at the Fulford dig last summer! Why don't you visit this year… https://t.co/ZlUrOY4Y74
2 days 9 hours ago
Buy your June edition of and you'll find a free copy of the Festival of Archaeology booklet!… https://t.co/iqfQEy1zd2

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