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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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There's an amazing opportunity to attend an exhibition of the excavation finds from around Ingleborough, Scales... http://t.co/MWPENlc2BY
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Fancy listening to the only restored hydraulic powered pipe organ in England? Then show up for the morning or... http://t.co/SLmiSVogwK
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Take part in a hands on heritage family day at Iken Campsite near Snape on Saturday 11th July. Spend the day in... http://t.co/RqxMEmqyhH
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Local Heritage Network Training Event: Activism, Advocacy, and Supporting your Heritage Saturday, 20 June 2015... http://t.co/zdSm9ZELth
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Home Front Legacy 1914–18 Day School Recording First World War sites in the UK for community groups The CBA is... http://t.co/ihw8MiB0OF
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There are some fantastic family-fun activities taking place in July with the Museum of Liverpool! Join in with an... http://t.co/Sql9XmTSfV