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 Midlands | Leicestershire
Various dates (see below)
Walkabout in Stephenson's  Glenfield Tunnel, opened in 1832
Closed to passenger traffic in 1928 and finally shut down in 1966 this Heritage structure 1,796 yards long is owned by the Leicester City Council .The LIHS have a licence to ... [Read more]
South West | Dorset
Sat 29th Jul 2017 - Sun 30th Jul 2017
London | Greater London
Sat 20th May 2017
Channel Islands | Jersey
Thu 27th Jul 2017
Yorkshire and Humberside | North Yorkshire
Sun 30th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 44 min ago
The Festival team will be hosting a crafty event on 22 July in York, more details to follow soon! https://t.co/oFOQKxa9pC
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Or how about a visit to a restored townhouse? https://t.co/QRjpBq6F5H
6 hours 4 min ago
Fancy going on a over ? What not head down to Bosworth https://t.co/U5REuNMTL5
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in are excavating a Late Bronze & Iron Age enclosure. Why not join their field school… https://t.co/trpOUVrOB8
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RT : 'll be starting their exciting programme tomorrow! Don't miss out! https://t.co/RgJf6oOBCy

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