John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, purchased the estate at Luton Hoo in 1763 and employed Capability Brown to landscape the park.
Capability Brown and Hatfield Forest – Uncovering the Evidence. For years there has been speculation that Hatfield Forest may have been a Brownian project but confirming this was a much more challenging task.
Last summer, the Capability Brown Festival and National Trust Stowe asked a group of young film makers aged 16-26 to explain what Brown achieved and how he would be viewed today...
The Bank of England are asking the public to nominate who they would like to feature on the back of the next £20 note. We think Capability Brown would be a good choice!
Find out how to make a nomination...
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.
The Capability Brown Festival is recruiting!
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.
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.
Heritage Open Days are a great way to open up Capability Brown sites for visitors, offering a once-a-year chance to explore the world on their doorstep, unlocked and completely free of charge. Sarah Holloway from Heritage Open Days shares some tips on how to get involved and how they can help.
Residents of Brown's Parish gear up for celebrations in 2016.