This club is now run as a Facebook group.

Join this group: Orpington Field Club to see posts from members about natural history issues and happenings in the Orpington area and elsewhere, mostly in West Kent.

There occasional field trips - Please read the page about our field trips before coming. The countryside has its hazards, and you come on field trips at your own risk.

There are also indoor talks in the winter. This is our current schedule: OFC Winter Talks.

The photographs bordering this page are (clockwise from top left): European Badger, Meles meles; Shag, Razorbills and unidentified birds; Earth Star, Geastrum triplex; a male Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos; Pale Tussock Moth caterpillar, Calliteara pudibunda; Monkey Orchid, Orchis simia; Autumn Gentian, Gentianella amarella; a tiny fungus, Henningsomyces candidus; a slug, Malacolimax tenellus; a Death Cap fungus, Amanita phalloides; Lady Orchid, Orchis purpurea; Green Elf Cup, Chlorociboria aeruginascens.   They are all copyright © Trudy Fleming 2012, except the badger, which is copyright © Gary Cliffe 2012.