The Traherne Festival is held each summer in Credenhill (5 miles NW of Hereford), and in Hereford.

October 10

Thomas Traherne, Hereford’s poet priest, was buried on 10 October in 1674 and is celebrated both in the Church of England's calendar and by the annual Jeremy Maule lecture.

2017 Festival
3rd June 2017 to 5th June 2017

Speakers at the 2017 Festival will include Malcolm Guite, the priest-poet whose latest collection is Parable and Paradox, and Ann Wroe, author of the recently published Six Facets of Light.

The booking form with details of all events is available here.

Jeremy Maule Lecture
10th October 2017

This year’s speaker will be Dr Johanna Harris, who will speak about Thomas Traherne and Herefordshire’s Religious and Literary Landscape.

One of Tom Denny's inspirational Traherne windows situated in the Audley Chapel in Hereford Cathedral

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