Work, Worship, Study and Play


by Bradwell Office
Tuesday 9th November 2021

Please click on the link below to read the minutes from the recent Bradwell Centre Committee Strategy Meeting held on the 23rd October.

BCC Strategy Day 23rd October 2021

by Bradwell Office
Monday 25th October 2021

The minutes are now available from the AGM this September, please click on the link below to read:

AGM 25th September 2021

by Bradwell Office
Tuesday 19th October 2021

As many of you know, John died on 11th April 21 aged 86, having been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour in January. He died peacefully in his sleep in our Spanish home as he wished, and he now lies at peace in the village cemetery in Sedella.

Othona played a huge part in his life from his first visit aged 18 in 1953, when he was taken to the camp by Harold Johnson. He met his first wife Sylvia at Othona Bradwell, and he took their growing family of Janet, Peter, Malcolm and... Read More

by Bradwell Office
Thursday 14th October 2021

The Othona Community is  looking for Trustees/Directors linked to the Centre in Essex, to act as both Trustees to the Othona Trust and the Directors of the Othona Community Company. 

Time commitment: 2 trustee weekends / year. Zoom: AGM + 4 evening meetings. One Committee day at Bradwell, plus 3 Zoom or onsite. Line Manager: monthly + guidance

If you are interested and would like to find out more please take a look at the details in the link below:

Bradwell Trustee Vacancy

by Bradwell Office
Sunday 10th October 2021

Residential Community Manager Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex

Othona is an open Christian community, welcoming people of all faiths & none, offering varied residential community & retreat opportunities to individuals, families & groups. In community we explore the relationship between faith and life and encourage one another in caring for the world and its people. 

We are seeking a full-time resourceful and practical resident Manager to lead and manage the Bradwell Centre - someone with a friendly, flexible approach, and a commitment to supporting and enabling community life by upholding the ongoing vision of Othona with its inclusive Christian ethos. 

The ability to relate to and welcome our visitors and to maintain a healthy community life for... Read More

by Bradwell Office
Tuesday 28th September 2021

Please follow the link below to read the minutes from the last BCC Meeting on the 15th September:

BCC Meeting Minutes September 2021

by Bradwell Office
Tuesday 28th September 2021

If you were unable to attend this year's AGM on Zoom, then you can still watch the video presentation and Jan Marshall's reflections on 75 years of Othona. Just click on the links below:

Othona 2021 AGM

Jan Marshall's reflections


by Bradwell Office
Thursday 9th September 2021

Here is the latest article for the Village View magazine from Ruth Bull:

Village View August 

by Bradwell Office
Monday 6th September 2021

If you want to find out more about the birdlife around Othona then please take a look at this blog post written by David Martin. He and his family, Marie, Sita and Durga, were here volunteering at Othona for this summer and he managed to spend some of his time here observing the wonderful variety of birds around here. It is well worth a read:

Birds of Othona

by Bradwell Office
Thursday 26th August 2021


Article just out in the Maldon and Burham Standard about Angenita's fundraising swim last Saturday- 'Fundraiser has got the wind in her sails again after 20-year gap'