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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 @Yorkshiredays: Last weekend of @FestivalofArch 2014, find anevent near you http://t.co/bviWbbQPaq
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RT @CharnwoodRoots: Final purchases made for #AnsteysBigDig: hazard tape, guest book, blister plasters and cake for 100! @_WeAreEpic @LAHSo
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RT @AshleighAnn1984: Our 1st tour! Join us at shop lock dig!! 10-4 today! #SoH @torfaencouncil @FestivalofArch http://t.co/lOPOeecbHl
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RT @samanthadboyle: @festivalofarch event at @mshedbristol Meet medieval pilgrims, make a pilgrim badge and book a trip on @thematthewship
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RT @RuairiTheFawn: Finds found already! Come to St John's Museum #Warwick today @FestivalofArch http://t.co/KIYe9HdQub