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Programme 2018
Generously supported by
The Westminster Foundation

All meetings and talks are at the Grosvenor Museum, Chester at 7.30pm
Entry is free to members, £5 for visitors and £2 for students/under 18s.


Thursday 17th May at 7.30pm

Rediscovery of Arcadia
Capability Brown and the Pastoral Idyll

by Gareth Williams

Capability Brown’s local landscape designs include Eaton Park, Wynnstay, Tatton Park, and Dunham Massey.
Gareth Williams, is Curator of Art at Weston Park Shropshire, a family seat where
Capability Brown designed the grounds.
He will include many local examples to introduce us to the landscape designer who moved lakes, rivers, trees and hillsides to ‘improve’ the parklands of Britain’s country houses to meet the artistic sensibilities of the 18th century.

This lecture is in association with The Cheshire Landscape History Society
whose members can attend free of charge.

Sponsored by Fisher German, Property Consultants, Chester