Other festivals and events
The Festival of Archaeology takes place over 16 days in July each year but beyond that, there are plenty of other ways to discover archaeology and heritage across the UK throughout the year.
Alongside the live events that take place in July we have an incredible range of resources that are avaiable for you to access at any time thoughout the year. Explore the Resources area of our website to find everything from talks and craft activities to self-guided walks.
The CBA coordinated Young Archaeologists' Club (YAC) is the only UK-wide club where 8–16 year olds can participate in real archaeology and discover why it matters. Visit the YAC website to find out about your nearest branch or explore the 'Things to do' section for a whole host of free activities to do at home.
Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture. Running for ten days every September, the festival offers free access to thousands of heritage events and activities across England.
European Archaeology Days take in June each year with over 30 countries across Europe participating. Events include hands on activities and museum and site tours.