Category Archives: Brown: 2016 Tercentenary Year

Posts with links for information connected with Capability Brown’s 2016 tercentenary, celebrating 300 years since his birth.

Project Manager for Capability Brown Birthday and Festival

A new opportunity appears for somebody to take a leading role as Project Manager for the Capability Brown Birthday and Festival. How about that – the task of arranging a Nation-wide Birthday Party!

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English Heritage Research/Report – Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown

I’m pleased to act as a sign post to a fascinating document relating to Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. Situated on a page of the English Heritage website, which also explains in brief the Brown Tercentenary. The report was commissioned, and has … Continue reading

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Capability Brown 300 Website Goes Live!

An update to this blog is long overdue, and to landscape, garden or history fans, not to mention many others, I’m sure this one is worth the wait. I bring news of the launch of an official Capability Brown website; a … Continue reading

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Capability Brown 300 Newsletter – Issue 1

As promised, I shall try to provide information in connection with events and activity in the lead up to 2016, and as such, I’m pleased to post the following link to the first newsletter from the steering group for Capability Brown … Continue reading

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Capability Brown Tercentenary Launch – June 13 2012

Capability Brown Tercentenary – Ampthill Park, Bedfordshire. A short youtube video summary of the launch event, held at Ampthill Park in June 2012. Click Here!

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Introduction: Capability Brown Tercentenary 2016

Whilst this blog was primarily created to promote the life and times of Lancelot Brown, it has to be said that the flame was ignited at an event in June of 2012. Speaking for myself, I’ve been a Brown supporter for many … Continue reading

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