To commemorate the 300th anniversary of the birth of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown this year the Historic Houses Association have launched an online Capability Brown Trail.
Date: 20th February 2016
Gordon Baillie, the Head Gardener of Arley Hall and Gardens, will give us an insight into the plants and planting schemes as well as a'behind the scenes' account of the maintenance and planning involved in this very significant garden, home to probably the first herbaceous border.
Date: 18th February 2016
The first lecture in this series on 17th February is by Keir Davidson, landscape designer and writer, who will trace the newly identified phases of development of the landscape at Woburn by a succession of Earls and Dukes of Bedford, and the architects and garden designers involved.
Date: 17th February 2016
Two new books to be published shortly will celebrate the life and work of the renowned 18th century landscape architect Lancelot 'Capability' Brown in his Tercentenary year.
Date: 10th February 2016
Out There: Our Post-War Public Art Exhibition is Historic England's first major exhibition looking at the story of post-war public art created between 1945 and 1985. In the East Wing Galleries at Somerset House from February 3rd to April 10th.
Date: 3rd February 2016