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“Traherne For Our Times” Poetry talks and concert
An exploration of the work of Teddington priest and metaphysical poet Thomas Traherne (c.1637-1674), whose work represented a key moment in the development of Anglican spirituality and provides a unique window into traditions of Christian innocence and the quest for happiness for all peoples.
The day will include talks by Rt Rev & Rt Hon Lord Richard Harries and Traherne scholar Dr Beth Dodd and will culminate in a concert including a performance of Dies Natalis by Finzi.
Submissions of local Traherne or Teddington inspired poetry are welcomed for inclusion into a Teddington 800 poetry booklet.
Sat 14th October 2017
Talks & refreshments – 2pm, St Mary’s Parish Hall, Langham Road, Teddington.
Concert & drinks 6pm – St Mary With St Alban Church, Ferry Road, Teddington.