Capability Brown Festival 2016
Capability Brown Festival 2016

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The Festival team Ceryl Evans Director Mel Tettey Deputy Director Audience Development amp Volunteer Programmes Laura Smith Research Publications amp Communications Officer Lindsay McPherson Festival Administrator ID: 540309 Download Presentation

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Capability Brown Festival 2016Slide2

The Festival team

Ceryl Evans – DirectorMel Tettey – Deputy Director Audience Development & Volunteer ProgrammesLaura Smith – Research, Publications & Communications Officer

Lindsay McPherson – Festival Administrator Enquiries: info@capabilitybrown.orgSlide3

Festival overview

© Portrait of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, c.1770-75,

Cosway, Richard (1742-1821)/Private Collection/Bridgeman Images

2016 marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of Capability Brown, a designer who changed the national landscape and created a style which has shaped people’s picture of the quintessential English countryside.Slide4

Festival partners

We’re funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and managed by the Landscape Institute. Our partners are:Slide5

Why is HLF supporting us?


is the

first project of its kind and scale



keen to hear from other organisations and groups

There are lots of ways that you can get involved from small to large grantsSlide6

Our approved purposes

Focus on developing new audiences

Support for sitesDevelop a network of intermediate sites

Interpret as many sites as possible

Make our findings and learning accessible during and after the project Slide7

Audience development

© National TrustSlide8

New audiences

Stowe's young film makers © National Trust




Audience Development Projects

Sugar, slavery and landscapeSlide9

New research and a full listing of his sites will help build knowledge about Brown and fix him


the forefront of modern thinking on design and management of the natural environment.

© Trentham Estate

Increase knowledge



Interactive map on CBF websiteSlide11


ork with sites

October 2016

Hub sites

will act as points of Festival information with materials, display panels and informed staff and volunteers. They will link with, and support, smaller Capability Brown sites in their area.

Urban sites

are close to large cities or towns, and will be working to attract new visitors from these areas.

Ambassador sites

will be a strong voice for the Festival in their region, and will promote the Capability Brown aspects of their landscapes.


Communications and PR

PR campaignCommunications Group Working with Visit Britain and Visit EnglandPublic newsletters

Internal partners’ newslettersWebsiteTwitterFacebook and other social mediaTV and radio Slide13

Newsletter, blog and websiteSlide14

How we can help each other

The Festival can provide the logo and the portraitSupport Events listing page and

formNewsletter: We want to promote your work and research please do share with us these can be publicised as blog and news postsSite research – leaflet maps and the interactive map