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Capability Brown Festival


Church of St Peter and St Paul at Fenstanton seeks...

A fundraising campaign to restore the only memorial to Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown and his family in the UK has reached its half way mark, following a successful Festival in 2016 marking the 300th anniversary of his birth.The organisation... Read More

Pennies from Heaven for Milton Abbey grant success

Milton Abbey near Blandford Forum in Dorset, was awarded a grant of over £1.2 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund in late 2016. The abbey is a 14th Century gem nestling in a fabulous Capability Brown landscape, apparently nicknamed “The Great... Read More

Lancelot “Capability” Brown died 234 years ago...

Brown had dined the night before with Lord Coventry, an old friend and owner of Croome, in Worcestershire, one of Brown’s earliest and longest projects. On return to his daughter Bridget Holland’s house in Hertford Street in Mayfair, he is... Read More