Sunday 2nd October 2016: A Study Day
Capability Brown and River Landscapes at Richmond: London and Braunschweig (Brunswick)
To be held at Syon House, Syon Park, Brentford, TW8 8JF
10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Chris Sumner: Changing River Landscapes and Vistas at Richmond Gardens
Susan Darling: Brown and his Business at Syon: New Research
Axel Griesinger: Richmond in Germany: A Brownian Landscape at Braunschweig?
Jason Debney: Reinstating Brown’s Landscapes and Vistas: Problems and Opportunities
Topher Martyn, Head Gardener, will show us Brown’s landscape at Syon. For those attending the Study Day, there will be an opportunity to visit the corresponding area at Kew with Chris Sumner on another occasion, free of charge (information will follow booking)
Price: £40.00 (plus booking fee) includes lunch and refreshments.
By Rail: From Waterloo to Kew Bridge then bus as below, or Overground to Gunnersbury then bus as below. Syon House is a walk of about 1 mile from Brentford or Syon Lane Stations
By Underground: District Line to Gunnersbury, 237 or 267 bus to Brentlea Gate bus stop. Pedestrian entrance 50 yards. Central Line to Ealing Broadway, E2 bus to Brentford Holiday Inn. Pedestrian entrance 150 yards. Piccadilly Line to Boston Manor, E8 bus to Brentford Holiday Inn. Pedestrian entrance 150 yards
By Car: Enter from Park Road for car park and main house gates
On Foot: Enter at Brentlea Gate, from London Road, for main house gates