Festival of Leicestershire and Rutland Archaeology

Saturday 1st July – Sunday 30th July 2023

The popular Festival of Leicestershire and Rutland Archaeology returns in July 2023 with over 100 heritage events across our two counties! This year, the Festival will be held between Saturday 1st and Sunday 30th July, running alongside the Council For British Archaeology’s national Festival of Archaeology, which runs from 15th-30th July.

Celebrate the rich and diverse heritage of Leicestershire and Rutland. Go to new places and revisit old ones. Explore the history and archaeology that is all around us.

Updated 29/05/2023

The Festival in Leicestershire and Rutland is financially supported by: Leicestershire Fieldworkers; Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society; Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum; CBA East Midlands;  Leicestershire Industrial History Society; The Friends of Jewry Wall Museum;  Hinckley Archaeological Society; University of Leicester Archaeological Services