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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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Between 11th-12th July, come along to Bamburgh Castle's "Living History with St Cuthbert's Land". Bringing... http://t.co/6X4VyXODoh
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Council for British Archaeology | Young Archaeologists’ Club wins EU prize for Cultural Heritage... http://t.co/QFZq5KJaOu
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Festival organisers! Festival PR date; register by 15 May for maximum PR!
4 weeks 16 hours ago
Another Festival event! Take part in Bringing History Alive at St. Mary's Church, Rickinghall Inferior on 11th... http://t.co/7158GzY2vg
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The Young Archaeologist's Club will be hosting several events during the Festival this year, including a day of... http://t.co/mXBfKCGVlM
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RT @CotswoldArch: Our event 25 July with @CoriniumMuseum is now live on @FestivalofArch website. Lots more #archaeology fun too! http://t.c…
1 month 16 hours ago
The Festival of Archaeology 2015 has some brilliant opportunities to learn more from the experts about... http://t.co/qubOGS7GOf