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.


3rd January No Meeting
7th February Kevin Fromings,
West Kent Archaeological Society,
The Roman Villa Otford and Recent Work
7th March Dave Sankey, Senior Archaeologist,
Museum of London Archaeology,
Stepney Green: Moated Manor House to City Farm
4th April Dr Andrew Bates,
The Hill Forts of Bigbury and Oldbury
2nd May Jean Stirk,
Ightham Parish
6th June Dr David Walsh, Assistant Lecturer,
Classical and Archaeological Studies SECL,
University of Kent,
Death of the Gods: From Paganism to Christianity in the Late Roman Period
4th July Sadie Watson, Project Officer,
Museum of London Archaeology,
Timber and Taxes: Excavations at the Old Custom House, Sugar Quay, City
1st August No Meeting
5th September Members Talks
3rd October Don Walker, Senior Human Osteologist,
Museum of London Archaeology,
Peeking into the Past: A Glimpse of the Black Death at Smithfield
7th November Patrick Hellicar, Local Historian,
A Look Down the Line – Tales From the Orpington to Sevenoaks Railway
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