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.

The next meeting is February 2019.


2nd January No Meeting
6th February Lyulph Lubbock, 5th Baron Avebury

The Archaeological and Anthropological Legacy of General Pitt Rivers and his son-in-law, John Lubbock, the 1st Lord Avebury

6th March Alexis Haslam (MCIfA) Community Archaeologist

Fulham Palace

3 rd April Members’ Talks
l st  May Dr Kevin Hayward, Building Material Specialist

The Brick and Stone in Commercial Archaeology: Recovering the Lost Buildings of London

5th  June Dr Gerald Cramp, President Kent Archaeological Society

Magic Lantern Show (glass slides of images of 19th and 20th century London and views of London)

3rd July Jon Cotton, Archaeological Consultant

In the Land of Gods and Monsters: Shrines and Sacrifice in Iron Age Gaul and Britain

7th August No Meeting
4th September Richard Buchanan, Woolwich & District Antiquarian Society

Street Furniture (19th and 20th century drains and footway covers etc.)

2nd October Nathalie Cohen BA, MA, FSA Archaeologist National Trust, London and South East

The Winchelsea Project, other archaeological work and brief update of Knole, National Trust

6th  November Tony Allen, Former Chairman The Chislehurst Society

Researches at Kemnal and Local Families


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