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A Place to be Real Together


Spirituality & Community on the Dorset Coast

We are delighted to be opening again! May 2021 we host our first non-res event. Details in Programme listing soon...

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Help Othona in Hard Times

You value the community and spirituality that Othona offers? You'd like to "give it forward" for other people too...

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Dorset Art Weeks

Two weeks of art, artists and cream teas...

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See & Hear Us

Get to know us through photos, videos and podcasts...

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Our Team

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

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Join Our Core :-)

Cool as a cucumber in the kitchen, office wiz, cozy home maker, Jill or Jack of all trades. Are any of these you?...

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Recent blogs

We are looking forward to being able to, once again, welcome visitors here at Othona West Dorset. We are planning a couple of non-residential events for the Spring and clarifying when we aim to... Read More

It’s been a long 6 months without visitors at Othona, but at last we’ll be able to open our doors and we really look forward to seeing you again.

As we open again it’ll be with some major... Read More

That headline sounds dramatic, doesn't it? But I don't apologise. These are dramatic times, for many other charities and for Othona. You may well have been wondering how we'll weather the storm.... Read More

Upcoming Events

Mon 17 May Mon 17 May 2021
Early morning birdsong with expert commentary, a lip-smacking breakfast, and up to 30 of us meeting outdoors!
Mon 21 Jun Thu 1 Jul 2021
Ten days of practical projects in beautiful bio-diverse grounds
Thu 8 Jul Mon 12 Jul 2021
Learn about and celebrate this fascinating and influential woman
Sat 24 Jul Fri 30 Jul 2021
Welcoming back families to enjoy nature, community and fun!
Sat 31 Jul Fri 6 Aug 2021
A melodic week in community, with an informal but infectious musical theme.