Members meet at 8 p.m. usually on the first Wednesday of each month (except January and August).

Meetings are held at Christ Church (United Reformed), Tudor Way, Petts Wood,  BR5 1LH. More details of location are given below.

Meetings include illustrated talks on a variety of archaeological subjects by visiting speakers and sometimes by ODAS members.


4th January No Meeting
1st February Rob Cumming, Author
The Windmills of North West Kent and Kentish London
1st March Janette Henderson,
Merton Historical Society
The Granges of Merton Priory
5th April Imogen Corrigan,
Freelance Lecturer in Anglo Saxon and Medieval History
The Luttrell Psalter
3rd May Members’ Meeting
7th June Rod Shelton,
“Well I Never Knew That”
Darent: The History and Stories of a River and Its Communities
5th July Kirsty Macklen,
Collections Manager,
Hall Place, Bexley, Kent
Hall Place in WW2
2nd August No Meeting
6th September Joanna Friel,
Vice Chair / Heritage Representative,
Chislehurst Society
Secret Chislehurst
4th October Phil Waller,
Orpington History Organisation
Orpington High Street 1967
1st November Pre-Construct Archaeology,
Brandon House, Southwark:
The Tudor Palace and Roman Remains
6th December Annual General Meeting

Location of meetings:

Christ Church (United Reformed), Tudor Way, Petts Wood, BR5 1LH, junction of Tudor Way and Willett Way, entrance via Willet Way.

Please note Google Maps is inaccurate, the map below indicates the correct location.

Christ Church