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The Park at Bowood is deemed to be one of the finest examples of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown’s work in the country. The Bowood landscape has an exceptionally interesting history. Bowood's Curator, Jo Johnston, tells us more.
Capability Brown was commissioned by many of the leading members of 18th Century society. John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, who served as Prime Minister under King George III, was one such client. Nora Shane explores their work together.
Last summer, National Trust Croome was delighted to be invited by the Capability Brown Festival to be a pilot project to try out new ideas on how to attract new audiences to visit Brownian landscapes. Croome’s idea was to engage urban poets to tell the story in a new and innovative way. Rachel Sharpe tells us more.