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posted 14 Sept 2015, 00:27 by Suella Postles   [ updated 14 Sept 2015, 00:33 ]

Alan Titchmarsh Programmes on Capability Brown on More 4 Television

Those of you interested in doing a piece in the Stately Gardens East Midlands Regional exhibition at Grantham Museum in the autumn will want to see or record these if at all possible. The first is set at Belvoir Castle More 4 at 9pm on Thursday, September 17th.

In the other two episodes Alan also travels to Stowe in Buckinghamshire, cared for by the National Trust and one of Brown’s first big commissions, and Kirkhale in Northumberland, where Brown was born and learned his trade. Dates and Timings when they become available.

Terry Murphy, CEO of the Embroiderers' Guild writes:

“As you may know the Embroiderers' Guild is a Festival Partner for the 300 Year Anniversary celebration of life and times of Capability Brown. We have secured 42 host venues throughout England and 3 pavilions at national shows in 2016 for exhibitions of members' pieces - your interpretations of gardens and landscapes. This will be a unique contribution to the festival organised by English Heritage, The National Trust and the Landscape Institute and a huge opportunity to showcase members' work and the artistry of stitch.

You may wish to tune to the More4 Channel on Thursday 17th September at 9pm for the first in a series of three programmes hosted by Alan Titchmarsh on the life and works of Capability Brown. Often called the 'father of landscape architecture' Capability Brown moved hills and sometimes entire villages, to create serpentine waterways and rolling vistas that have come to epitomise the English countryside ideal.”

For more information on Capability Brown and his works, see the blog http://thebrownadvisor.com/