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Capability Brown and Bute Family Landscapes

30 August 2016

Lancelot 'Capability' Brown designed and developed the parkland and gardens at Luton Hoo, Highcliffe Castle and Cardiff Castle for two generations of the Bute Family. During the 300th year since his birth we're celebrating the connection between Brown and Bute!

Garden Highlights: Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day

27 July 2016

Our Living Collections Manager, Graham, has given us a short-list of some of his favourite plants from our gardens and grounds. Make sure to pay us a visit before summer is over to see the full impact of these magnificent flowers!

That Which Remains: Contemporary Visual Arts Programme 2016

11 July 2016

2016 marks the fifteenth anniversary of Mount Stuart’s contemporary visual arts programme and celebrates with a multi-site retrospective, an explorative trail revisiting the previous fifteen years.

Lost at Sea: Lieutenant Charles Stuart

11 July 2016

A mourning ring from our Archive tells the story of Leiutenant Charles Stuart who was lost at sea in 1795.

Je ne regrette rien: Parisian Dance Hall

27 June 2016

An interesting highlight from our Archive; Parisian Dance Hall tokens collected by the 4th Marquess that remind us of the heady, carefree days in Europe before the World Wars.

Insect Week: Moths at Mount Stuart

26 June 2016

We recently took part in a moth survey as part of National Moth Night. Glyn Collis from the Buteshire Natural History Society has given us the low-down on the importance of moth monitoring. We've also got some pictures of the stunning moths that were recorded!

Insect Week: Beastly Bugs in the Collection

24 June 2016

Just as insects in the garden can cause damage to our Living Collections, in the house they can be a real problem for our collections of furniture and fabrics. Read up on how we monitor these pests and protect the collection from damage.

Insect Week: Gaelic Names

22 June 2016

For National Insect Week we're looking at a book from the 4th Marquess' library: Gaelic Names of Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Insects, and Reptiles Etc.

Bute Potato Challenge 2016: The Results

21 June 2016

Students from Bute have been learning about growing and cooking potatoes as part of the Grow Your Own Potatoes Challenge 2016! Now it's time to measure up their crops and see how they've done.

Insect Week: Pests and Pollinators!

20 June 2016

For National Insect Week we're looking at the creepy crawlies you might find in our gardens - they aren't always welcome!

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