Nationwide Festival marking 300th Birthday of Capability Brown gets major funding boost.
Follies of Youth - A new exhibition highlights Brown's “lost” Yorkshire Landscapes explored through the eyes of artists. 2 April – 31 May 2015 at The Calder, Wakefield.
Matthew Lintern, a final year student in the Department of Landscape at the University of Sheffield, recently undertook a piece of research exploring the work of Capability Brown at Trentham Estate in Staffordshire, combining mobile technology and historical maps.
To mark the 300th anniversary of ‘Capability’ Brown and in celebration of England’s many fabulous gardens, landscapes and events, VisitEngland is promoting ‘Year of the English Garden’ as a key PR theme for 2016.
Lancelot “Capability” Brown died 232 years ago today, on 6th February 1783.
Festival updates and how to get involved.
The Trentham Estate on the edge of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, is currently offering its visitors the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Lancelot Capability Brown.
East Anglian Film Archive's website hosts a fascinating 1964 film on Capability Brown, originally made and distributed by the Ransomes' Film Unit.
Cycle trails linking Brown sites, the union of archaeology and Lidar mapping, and a short film on Brown were all discussed at a recent seminar.