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Mr Brown and His Bride

25.11.2016 | category: General

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.

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ExploreChurches

25.11.2016 | category: General

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.

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National Trust's Berrington Hall in Herefordshire

Site of the Week: Berrington Hall

17.11.2016 | category: General

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.

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Noble Prospects: Capability Brown & the Yorkshire Landscape

Noble Prospects: Capability Brown & the Yorkshire Landscape

17.11.2016 | category: General

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. 

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Pop Up on the Move

11.11.2016 | category: General

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.

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The Hidden Lake at The Orangery

11.11.2016 | category: General

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.

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'Capability Brown and his account book'

Lindley Library Occasional Papers

11.11.2016 | category: General

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.

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