The Capable Mr Brown
04 December 2016 14:30 - 04 December 2016 16:00
Lancelot 'Capability' Brown changed the face of England,
designing country estates and mansions, moving hills, making
flowing lakes and serpentine rivers.
This talk takes a look at the life and career of Lancelot
'Capability' Brown - born into poverty and obscurity, he became
renowned across the world as the father of the English landscape
garden movement. It is estimated that Brown worked on over 170
gardens across Britain including Chatsworth House and
Blenheim Palace.His stunning landscapes are still enjoyed by
About the speaker: Russell Bowles is a garden historian
Who is it suitable for?
What does it cost?
Nothing - its free.
Do I need to book?
No - just turn up on the day
Organised By the Friends of Ness Gardens
No ticket is required