Orpington and District Archaeological Society (ODAS) is an active local volunteer archaeology group based in Orpington, Kent with a field headquarters at Scadbury Park, Chislehurst.
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
Scadbury Manor Open Weekend 2015: 12th and 13th September both afternoons.
Free entry, self-guided tours. Click the link below for more details.
Please note change to date: The Poverest Road Roman Bath House open day will take place on Saturday 25th July 2015 (not 30th May 2015 as previously advertised).
Run by Bromley Museum Service there will be activities for all the family. Children can have a go at being a digging archaeologist and follow a historical trail about this Roman and Anglo-Saxon site.
Open 11 am to 4 pm; entrance free.
Roman Bath House
ODAS are concerned about the future of Bromley Museum given the cuts Bromley Council expect to make over the next four years. Our chairman has sent a letter to Cllr Morgan, the Chairman of the Renewal and Recreation Committee, setting out the Society’s views. Click the link below to see the letter.
Letter to Councillors Bromley Museum
Richard Selwyn Sharpe
Betenson/Selwyn/Townshend. Ownership of Scadbury with Particular Reference to their Portraits.
More about meetings
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.