Open Weekend Poster

Scadbury Manor Open Weekend 2022, 10th and 11th September

Orpington and District Archaeological Society (ODAS)

We are an active local volunteer archaeology group and registered charity with a field headquarters at Scadbury Park, Chislehurst, in the London Borough of Bromley.

ODAS members digging

ODAS members digging

The Society promotes the study of archaeology in the local area by undertaking excavations, carrying out research into the archaeology and history of the area and encouraging public interest through meetings and visits.

More about ODAS

Excavation, Meetings and Coronavirus.

Excavation: digging on Thursdays and Sundays has resumed. The site director will email members with necessary information – members should check these emails before attending.

Monthly Meetings: the ODAS face-to-face meetings programme resumed in February 2022 with Coronavirus precautions in place. The situation will be kept under review. See meetings page for more information..

For general enquiries please email


ODAS members give talks to other groups usually on the subjects below. If you would like more information please email us or use the contact us page.

Talk on Scadbury Moated Manor, Chislehurst
Talk on the Archaeology of the Orpington area