Dunstable Festival of Archaeology- Saturday 18 September

This event has now been postponed until Saturday 18 September.

11.00 am to 4.00 pm – Priory Gardens

The Dunstable Festival of Archaeology is a special one-day event themed around exploring local places and celebrating all things to do with archaeology. On Saturday 18 September, there’s lots to see and do for all ages with entertainment, activities, show and tells and the opportunity to hold replicas and artefacts found in Dunstable. So come down to Priory Gardens to enjoy it’s beautiful grounds as well as meet our special guests and experts from various local archaeological groups.

Activities include:

Stilt Walkers

Sandpit digs

Stone Painting

Mosaic arts and crafts


Roman re-enactors and encampment

Roman Coin and Money Workshop

Bedfordshire Geology Group

Albion Archaeology

Dunstable History Society

Friends of Priory House and Gardens & Historical Dunstable

Ren Hudspith (former member of Manshead Archaeological Society)

If you are interested in learning more about Dunstable’s past, what has been uncovered through time and local archaeology this event is one not to be missed!