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Find out what's going on near you during the Festival of Archaeology!

Use the form on the left to search all our events nationwide. Choose from over 1,000 events across the UK hosted by more than 400 organisers. You can sort your search by region, keyword (including county), event period or type.

The Festival is a huge celebration of our incredible history here in the UK, and you don't have to be an archaeologist to join in. It's a chance for everyone to explore and uncover the past, see archaeology in action, and bring the history on your doorstep to life. We look forward to seeing you there.


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RT @wcc_news: @FestivalofArch Our second Festival event, Dig St John's, starts tomorrow: http://t.co/KJC2MOlcsu
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RT @NTChedworth: Time for afternoon tea! Just for @FestivalofArch we have rock buns from @gloscoffeeshop. They're delicious and only availa…
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Great event coming up! Living on the hills, 10 000 years of Durham... http://t.co/YRyAUSEQn7
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TAS NEWSFLASH | New Exhibition : Street House Before Saxons opens 20 July http://t.co/VDIc2gdZoW