Thursday, 6 March 2008

National Archaeology Week 2008

From the CBA website.

National Archaeology Week is your unique chance to discover and explore the archaeological heritage of the United Kingdom. During this NINE DAY event, which will run from 12th–20th July, 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.

'National Archaeology Week is the CBA's flagship event, a national festival of archaeology with numerous events ... which showcase the best of British archaeology and allow everyone to see archaeology in action'.

Mike Heyworth, Director, CBA

The aim of this annual event is to encourage everyone, and especially young people and their families to visit sites of archaeological/historical interest or museums, heritage and resource centres, to see archaeology in action and to take part in activities on-site.

Events will be taking place all over England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. Details of events taking place in 2008 will be placed on this webpage in Spring 2008.

Full details at the Council for British Archaeology website.

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