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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What's on

Yorkshire and Humberside | East Yorkshire
Various dates (see below)
Festival of Archaeology day at Sewerby Hall, Bridlington
Join us at Sewerby Hall and Gardens for an event to celebrate the Festival of Archaeology. Come and see some of the archaeological items from our store and get to grips with items... [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)
South West | City of Bristol
Sat 29th Jul 2017
North East | County Durham
Sun 23rd Jul 2017
North West | Merseyside
Thu 20th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

4 days 19 hours 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
1 week 2 days 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
1 week 2 days ago
RT : hope you have a great time from all of us . Grt to see so many events!
2 weeks 4 days ago
RT : Dress up like a caveman, make your own clay pot & explore our trail this week at :… https://t.co/jbeibFBX2R
2 weeks 5 days ago
You still have time to send in your nominations for this year's Marsh Awards https://t.co/stmNmGCUs0
3 weeks 4 days ago
Are you interested in Yorkshire battles? The will be holding a conference on 19 Nov https://t.co/9VHm1Ea1RQ
3 weeks 4 days ago
Don't forget there's still time to book your place on these fantastic First World War workshops. https://t.co/142tsD6yxH

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