Capability Brown and the Lincolnshire Connection

An afternoon talk on the subject of the famous eighteenth century English landscape designer Capability Brown and his connections with Lincolnshire will be held at Kirton-in-Lindsey on Saturday 28th March at 2.00pm.

The talk is part of the annual ‘Daffodil Delight’ event organised by the Kirton in Lindsey Amateur Gardening Society. The morning of the event includes daffodil and painting displays and competitions, a WI cake decorating competition and crafts for children organised by the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology (SLHA) who will also have a small bookstall. Light refreshments will be available throughout the day.

 The illustrated afternoon talk presented by Steffie Shields on Lancelot or ‘Capability’ Brown as he popularly known, will focus on newly discovered biographical evidence about Brown and his connections with Lincolnshire, which include landscapes at Grimsthorpe Castle, Brocklesby Park and Burghley gardens and park. Steffie Shields is a well-known writer, photographer, lecturer and garden writer specialising in historic landscapes.
The event will take place at the Kirton in Lindsey Town Hall DN21 4LZ and will start at 2.00pm. Admission is £3.00 payable on the door. If you have any queries about the event please contact Martin Hollingsworth, Chairman of the Kirton in Lindsey Amateur Gardening Association on 01652 648435

We look forwarding to welcoming you.