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  • Share your Heritage Treasures

    Heritage Lottery Fund have launched a photo competition celebrating the UK’s heritage. Share an image of your favourite heritage with #HeritageTreasures - and tell HLF why you love it. Dare we suggest a Capability Brown Landscape?

  • 2016 - a year of "Great Capabilites"

    2016 was quite a year of tercentenary celebrations for Capability Brown. The Festival team have spent a little time looking over the news stories for the tercentenary year and have picked out some of our favourites to revisit.

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  • Who was Capability Brown?

    Watch our cartoon to find out 

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  • Who we are

    Find out more about the Capability Brown Festival 2016, which celebrates the 300th anniversary of the birth of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown

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    © Portrait of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, c.1770-75, Cosway, Richard (1742-1821)/Private Collection/Bridgeman Images
  • Find Capability Brown

    There are more than 250 attributed and definite Lancelot Brown sites across the UK. Find one near you!

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  • Forthcoming Events

    Mr. Brown’s Directions - A Play

    10 March 2017
    Passion, entanglement and a superstar gardener… It is 1769 and William Constable Esq of Burton Constable Hall has big ideas. Not content with...
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    Brown at Croome

    24 September - 31 March 2017
    Visit the National Trust's Croome this winter to learn more about Capability Brown at Croome Court. The exhibition features paintings and archive...
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    Landscapes of Capability Brown at Ashridge Estate

    20 April - 28 February 2017
    Members of the Embroiderers’ Guild display their unique pieces of textile and stitch artwork inspired by the landscapes of Capability Brown, as well...
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