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.


NEXT TALK: 26th January 2022: James Kenny, Chichester District Council Archaeology Officer – on “The Priory Park Archaeology Project – the first five years”. Note that this is a change to the originally published speaker.

Please see the Talks page (link on the left) for more information on the arrangements for 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. A report on what we found will be posted on the Priory Park 2021 page in due course, in the meantime an interactive 3D model with brief explantions of the key features has been added to the 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: Dickie Spurgin