National Library: Visionary or Vandal? Capability Brown and the English Landscape

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Thursday, 6 July 2017 - 6:00pm
Gardens at Blenheim Palace, courtesy Sue Ebury
Gardens at Blenheim Palace, courtesy Sue Ebury

Members of the Friends of the Gardens are invited to attend this talk for members of the Friends of the National Library

Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown is famous for transforming the English landscape. Who was this genius? On the 300th anniversary of his birth, Sue Ebury explores how the Georgian gentry lived on their estates, spectacularly designed by the most fashionable landscape architect of the times.

In association with the Australian Garden History Society (ACT)

Venue: National Library Theatre

Cost: $15 Friends of the Library and AGHS members, otherwise $20 (includes light refreshments).

Bookings: book here or 02 6262 1424