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National Festival of Archaeology Week

National Festival of Archaeology Week
Event Date 25-28 July
Location: Canterbury Cathedral
Price: Normal precinct charges apply.

For this year’s Festival of Archaeology, our very own time-team will host an exciting programme of activities, exhibition, talks, tours and tales of the unexpected.

Tuesday 25 July: Archaeology of the book – A book investigation with Cathedral Librarian, Karen Brayshaw, followed by a tour of the Howley Library. This event runs at 11:00 & 14:00

Wednesday 26 July: Meet Cathedral Archaeologist, Nathalie Cohen, who will talk about her work, followed by a tour of the Cathedral’s historical graffiti. This event runs at 11:00 & 14:00

Thursday 27 July: Canterbury’s Archaeological Trust’s Project Manager, Alison Hicks, presents archaeological finds at the Cathedral. This event runs from 11:00 – 15:00

Friday 28 JulyTomb Raiders – Canterbury Cathedral’s Collections Manager Sarah Turner, explores the Cathedral’s tombs and lost treasures.This event runs at 11:00 & 14:00.

The Festival is suitable for all ages and accessible. Booking is not required but there are limited spaces so they will offered on a first come, first served basis. All events are free, but Precincts charges apply. All events start at the Cathedral Schools Department.


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