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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 @ntoldpostoffice: Our reconstruction drawings are ready for the @FestivalofArch 11th-26th July. Explore 600 years of history with us! ht…
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RT @CBAEast: Join @8thEast for a #WWII Airfield Archaeology recording training day at @IWMDuxford @FestivalofArch @JigsawCambs http://t.co/
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RT @Leicester_Merc: Gallery: Local Festival of British Archaeology launch today @ @uniofleicester http://t.co/5XcISH1FcD @FestivalofArch ht…
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RT @CambridgeYacs: Two weeks until our sponsored #Roman road walk! Here's some milestone manufacture in progress... @FestivalofArch http:/…
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RT @museumrichmond: Looking forward to our two free archaeology family events for @FestivalofArch 23/07/15 and 25/07/15 12pm-3pm http://t.…