On the 22nd November 2016, the Capability Brown Festival team joined a charming celebration of the wedding anniversary of Lancelot Capability Brown and Bridget Wayet at Stowe Parish Church. Festival team member Catherine writes about the experience.
ExploreChurches is a new website which aims to make it easy for people to discover and visit the UK’s most interesting and historic churches, chapels and meeting houses, launched this week by the National Churches Trust.
Capability Brown’s reputation as a gardener was once almost tarnished in an argument over turkeys with his then-rival, William Chambers.
In 2016, Berrington Hall celebrated Capability Brown’s tercentenary year with much excitement and innovation. A visit to Berrington this year is to experience heritage in a riot of colour and spectacle.
Published by the Yorkshire Gardens Trust, Noble Prospects: Capability Brown & the Yorkshire Landscape tells the story of Brown’s work in Yorkshire, from his first known consultation at Harewood in 1758 to new projects at Stapleton and Byram just a few months before he died in 1783.
The inside-out view is what Matthew Wood will be bringing to Weston Park's Granary Art Gallery visitors in November, taking the House as the architectural set piece of a landscape and looking out from it.
In Capability Brown’s tercentenary year, one of his landscapes, Paultons Park in Hampshire, is welcoming one million visitors who have not actually come to celebrate Brown...
The Clwyd branch of the Welsh Historic Gardens Trust have been sharing our heritage. A six panel Capability Brown exhibition celebrating his work at Wynnstay, and his influence on William Emes and Humphry Repton, has been seen by hundreds in North East Wales.
The Orangery is an estate retreat in Devon which combines luxury and natural beauty on a stunning 100-acre property, with gardens and parkland landscaped by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown in 1773.
The collections held by the RHS Lindley Library are a unique testament to the history of gardening. The Occasional Papers seek to portray the importance of the collections and to record significant findings that derive from them.