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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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Explore Woking Palace at an open weekend. There will be guided walks, handling collections and fascinating finds... http://t.co/YVkQldWijr
5 days 13 hours ago
The Festival is in the news already!... http://t.co/cyOo7YuUPD
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Exciting Egyptian event just in! Excavating Egypt - 12 July - 26 July Meet the teams that uncovered hidden... http://t.co/FoC3Tcpx2i
6 days 15 hours ago
Festival of Archaeology organisers! Downloadable posters and logos are now available!... http://t.co/frqcQMTxKk
1 week 17 hours ago
Festival events rolling in! Discover how archaeological 'finds' are identified and dated and find out about... http://t.co/TXvHSTjWx4
1 week 17 hours ago
Click here to support Cadair Eisteddfod Pwllheli 1921 by Jamie Davies http://t.co/o2HACw0F9t