The Traherne Association welcomes you to this site which celebrates and promotes the life and work of the poet and spiritual writer Thomas Traherne.

Lov… is not like Gold made to be Buried and Concealed in Darkness. But like the Sun to Communicat it self wholy in its Beams unto all.
(Centuries of Meditations, IV, 66)

Jeremy Maule Lecture
10 October 2016

This year’s lecturer is Professor Paul Fiddes, who will be talking about Thomas Traherne and C. S. Lewis.

2017 Festival

The 2017 festival will run from 3rd to 5th June 2017.
Go to the Events page to find details of our annual festival and other lectures and activities.

Students/researchers will find lists of editions and books about Traherne under Reading Lists. They will also find material of interest on The Oxford Traherne website

Each Jubilant Chord lists some of the many settings of Traherne's writing to music.

The site is maintained by members of The Traherne Association, which is based in Hereford.

We hope that you find our website to be both interesting and informative.

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

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