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

North West | Lancashire
Sat 8th Jul 2017
'Older than the Pyramids: 5000 years of archaeology in South Ribble and Preston'.
Featuring the mysteries of the mosses, the Preston Dock skulls, the Romans at Walton-le-Dale and Leyland, and the spectacular Cuerdale Hoard: with full supporting [Read more]
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)
South West | Cornwall
Sun 30th 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 3 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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