Work, Worship, Study and Play


We are open!

We are look forward to welcoming you back at Othona.  Please look at the information on booking, safety etc...

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Virtually Othona

Join us for our summer programme of virtual events via Zoom .......

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Help Othona to help others

We need your help and support as never before to ensure that Othona continues for future generations...

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We are a beautiful seaside retreat combining the experience of community living with...

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Family holidays, art events, singing weekends, walking weeks...

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Our Team

Meet the people building community by the sea in Essex...

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Photos, Videos and Podcasts

See and hear who we are, where we are, and what we do...

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Recent blogs

Please find attached in the link below an interesting article from Dave and Margaret Hart. It's about an ex-Lifeboat called St Cedd that acted as an escort boat whilst Dave was a volunteer at the... Read More

The October edition of the Village View is now out, if you click on the link below then you can read the latest update from Ruth Bull, Chair of the Bradwell Committee.

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Since we have been open in July we have been really pleased to welcome so many friends, both old and new, back to Othona. These continue to be challenging times and we are monitoring the... Read More

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Upcoming Events

Fri 2 Oct Sun 4 Oct 2020
Come and enjoy the Harvest Weekend event with us
Mon 5 Oct Fri 9 Oct 2020
Break at Othona
Fri 9 Oct Sun 11 Oct 2020
A weekend for personal retreat or simply to relax.
Fri 16 Oct Sun 18 Oct 2020
Come and help maintain our reed bed system and find out how it works.
Mon 19 Oct Fri 23 Oct 2020
Join us for a week of discovery with our ESC volunteers!