The Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (RAOB) is one of the largest fraternal organisations in the United Kingdom. The order started in 1822 and is known as the Buffs to members. The purpose of the organisation is fellowship and, as a charitable organisation, to work in the local community, helping those its members promise to assist in times of difficulty or need. The organisation's values are justice, truth and philanthropy.
The Dereham II Lodge meets every Monday evening at 8.00pm at Toftwood Social Centre.