A Place to be Real Together

Our History

First 50 Years in Dorset

In the 1960s Othona's original campsite was overflowing with people every summer...

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The Othona Community

Othona began as an experiment in community back in 1946...

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Norman Motley, founder

Norman Motley served as a young chaplain in the RAF during World War II. His style was very unusual for that time...

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White Ladies

Founded by Adela Curtis, a remarkable woman – writer, spiritual teacher, and pioneer...

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