Over 135 national and international renowned speakers and delegates attended a major 3 day conference in September to explore Capability Brown’s work in a global context.
Royal Mail recently launched a Special Stamps issue to mark the 300th anniversary of the birth of Capability Brown. Design agency Silk Pearce discusses the Capability Brown project.
Today we select from a wide range of computer typefaces, but professional scribes in the eighteenth century could turn their hands to archaic, exotic, or specialist styles of letterforms to suit the type of document they were writing. Peter Foden, Archivist & Palaeographer, shares some thoughts on Brown's handwriting.
Chatsworth is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family. Chatsworth is renowned for the quality of its art, landscape and hospitality, and it has evolved through the centuries to reflect the tastes, passions and interests of succeeding generations.
Historic England invite you to explore the bulidings and momuments Capability Brown commissioned in his landscapes.
Kamil, one of the ‘At What Cost’ commissioned visual artists from Beatfreeks, explores the history behind Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown and takes on the secrets of empire, of 'civilisation', and Britishness.
Lancelot Brown’s influence on English landscape design throughout the eighteenth century is today widely acknowledged and understood. However, the impact of his schemes upon tourism, notions of Englishness, and popular consumption remains underappreciated.
The Norfolk Gardens Trust is very pleased to release its latest book Capability Brown in Norfolk, published on August 30th 2016.
Walking through Petworth Park, which is open to visitors every day, the landscape gives every impression of being totally natural. In reality, it could not be more unnatural...
The Capability Brown celebrations have not come to an end, with many more exciting events coming up! Take a look at some of the highlights and plan your next outing…