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The Festival of British Archaeology 2010

The Festival of British Archaeology is your unique chance to discover and explore the archaeological heritage of the United Kingdom. For the two weeks of the festival, which will run from Saturday 17th July to Sunday 1st August, you can take part in excavation open days, hands-on activities, family fun days, guided tours, exhibitions, lectures, ancient art and craft workshops and much, much more.

Wessex Archaeology will be supporting the Pilgrims and Pageants event at Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum in Salisbury. Our Explore the Seafloor team will be on site at English Heritage's Centre for Archaeology at Fort Cumberland, Hampshire,  to help visitors learn about the geology, archaeology and ecology of the seafloor with a range of interesting boards and hands-on activities. We will also be at the Kent County Show at Detling, Friday 16th - Sunday 18th July. Oxford Wessex Archaeology we will be giving the latest news about the discoveries made in this year’s biggest dig, the East Kent Access Road.

Find out about events near you on the Festival of British Archaeology website.

‘The Festival of British Archaeology is the Council for British Archaeology’s flagship event, a national archaeological extravaganza with hundreds of events which showcase the best of British archaeology and allow everyone to see archaeology in action. This year CBA is celebrating its 20th anniversary of coordinating this major event’.

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