Chichester & District Archaeology Society (CDAS)

From Prehistoric, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman and Mediaeval periods through to the 21st Century, Chichester city and its countryside provide a rich variety of archaeology for the members of the Chichester and District Archaeology Society.


The first post-lockdown talk will take place on 22nd September when Prof. Tony King will talk on "Hayling Island and Meonstoke: two Iron Age/Roman temples in Southern Britain". Please see the Talks page (link on the left) for more information on this event.

PLACE: New Park Centre, New Park Rd, Chichester PO19 7XY
TIME: 7:30pm

CDAS is making making certain videos available to everyone via our new public YouTube channel here. In addition, members have the opportunity to see presentations on our members-only channel designed to supplement our monthly talks. Details of the latter channel have been circulated and are available on request.

Our latest public presentation can be viewed below.

You can also follow our exploits via our Twitter updates:

In Context : CDAS news snippets

Priory Park, Chichester

Our long-anticipated Priory Park 2021 dig has now finished. Details of what was uncovered will follow shortly on the Priory Park 2021 page.

Warblington 2014

During the 2014 CDAS excavation at the Warblington villa site a rare and fascinating stone cist containing two lead packages was found. You can read a full report about it here. The cist is now on display in Emsworth museum, see Links page for more details and opening times.

President: Trevor Davies        Chairman: tbc