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.
Free Exhibition – family portraits of the Townshend family, former owners of the Scadbury Estate. Sunday October 28th 2018.
Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month normally with a speaker presenting an illustrated talk on an archaeological or historical topic.
See Meetings page for a list of all upcoming meetings and location.
Scadbury Moated Manor open weekend 2018 took place on the 15th and 16th September.
Thanks to everyone who visited and supported our work.
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