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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 @CotswoldArch: News item from the public and press day for The London, Southend, A lovely day! #LondonWreck1665 @FestivalofArch http:…
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Whitworth Park: pleasure, play and politics: Explore how the role of Whitworth Park has changed over time. A... http://t.co/ue9iJvODQJ
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Lots of summer events happening at English Heritage sites nationwide!... http://t.co/JkmIZcJQFV
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RT @Fulham_Palace: Ever thought about a museum career?Applications open for Museum Pathways trainee with @britishmuseum @heritagelottery ht…
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Great pics taken at 'Do it Archaeology Day' at Butser Ancient Farm last week!
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RT @IWM_Centenary: #EventOfTheDay – ‘Ordinary Canadians in Extraordinary Times’ @CanWarMuseum http://t.co/Xs2MNPIbE0 #WW1 #WW1Centenary