Orpington and District Archaeological Society

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 and Meetings.

Excavation: digging is usually at Scadbury on Thursdays and Sundays, with some extra activities such as finds processing on other days. The site director will email members with necessary information – members should check these emails before attending.

Monthly Meetings: ODAS has a programme of monthly meetings with an invited speaker presenting a topic of interest usually of an archaeological nature.  See meetings page for more information..

For general enquiries please email orparchsoc@yahoo.co.uk


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