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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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1 week 1 day ago
RT @ArchLlyn: What events / talks would you like for @FestivalofArch 2015.
1 week 4 days ago
Registration for the Festival of Archaeology 2015 opens in January! http://t.co/v9prhoOqZr
1 month 17 hours ago
Back from a brilliant CBA Members trip to Suffolk!
1 month 17 hours ago
ASPECTS OF PRE-HISTORY IN SOUTH-EAST ENGLAND, a tribute to the late Professor Peter Drewett. Saturday 1st... http://t.co/DgvPkObIY5
1 month 6 days ago
Tomorrow is International Archaeology Day! Have a look at the ArchaeoMadness competition!... http://t.co/kLujYnmqiw
1 month 1 week ago
Ongoing tours at Union Chapel, London, due to their popularity during the Festival of Archaeology! Further... http://t.co/3TIXnbm0Sj
1 month 2 weeks ago
Hello Festival organisers! It is the 25th Festival of Archaeology next year! What shall we do to celebrate? Who... http://t.co/wKBOAZZhYe