Orpington and District Archaeological Society (ODAS) is an active local volunteer archaeology group and registered charity based in Orpington, Kent with a field headquarters at Scadbury Park, Chislehurst, in the London Borough of Bromley.

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

First Meeting 2017

February 1st
Rob Cumming, Author
The Windmills of North West Kent and Kentish London

See Meetings page for all meetings and location.

Scadbury Manor Open Weekend 2016

The Site will be open to visitors Saturday and Sunday 10th and 11th September both afternoons.

Free entry, self-guided tours, refreshments, bookstall  Click the link below for more details.

Open Weekend

***Thanks to everyone who came, we hope you enjoyed your visit***


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

email:  orparchsoc@yahoo.co.uk