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Saturday May 25th to Sunday June 2nd

Eye Music Trust presents the first Boston Manor Colourscape Festival

Boston Manor House is celebrating its refurbishment with a nine-day Colourscape festival on their front lawn. Our Moonorooni Colourscape structure will be filled with music, dance and colour fora fabulous festival for all ages.

Step inside Colourscape to experience a journey of intense colours that has been compared to "being wrapped in a rainbow". Discover live music and dance which can be found anywhere inside the many coloured chambers and a large Silver Dome.

Each day there will be public performances - sometimes you will be able to join in. On weekdays our resident musician, Michael Ormiston, performs on ethnic instruments (you can take part too); on weekends we have many varied ensembles.


Sat May 25th: Colourscape Preview Day. Explore colour and light with the Colourscape team of artists who can explain the perceptions of colour.
Sun May 26th: HyperYak - Far Eastern instruments plus panpipes, gongs, Tibetan Singing Bowls with computer processing.
Mon May 27th to Wed May 29th: Michael Ormiston - family-friendly spontaneous workshops and performances for all ages from babies to 100-year-olds!
Thurs May 30th: Stevie Wishart (composer and Hurdy-Gurdy player) with Maureen Wolloshin (oboe and computer) Music from baroque to present day on ancient instruments with new technology.
Fri May 31st: Voice Trio - Women's voice ensemble perform music from ancient to contemporary
Sat June 1st: Music and Dance - Sylvia Hallett and Ansuman Biswas perform on a range of instruments including amplified cycle wheel and aquaphones. Creative Dance by Eileih Muir.
Sunday June 2nd: Chinese Music and Dance - Beibei Wang performs on Chinese gongs and drums PLUS creative dancer Eileih Muir.

After your Colourscape visit you can enter the restored Jacobean Boston Manor House and enjoy colour-themed tours as well as family craft activities.

LOCATION: Boston Manor House, Boston Manor Rd, Brentford TW8 9JX

TIMES: From 12 noon to 5pm Continuous performances throughout the day (music plays from 12.30 to 4.30pm).

ADMISSION: £6 A; £3 C plus family tickets too - TO BOOK TICKETS and for full admission details CLICK HERE

Boston Manor Colourscape festival is funded by LB Hounslow, National Lottery Heritage Fund and Eye Music Trust with ACE NPO funding