Immersing in the Colourscape at Boston Manor House

For the first time in Hounslow, Boston Manor House will host the ‘Colourscape’ festival of colour and music.

Published: Tuesday, 21st May 2024

Boston Manor House hosts a nine-day Colourscape event, 25 May to 2 June

Residents and visitors can experience the immersive Colourscape space that blends light, music and architecture starting the weekend before the school’s half-term break, and running every day from Saturday, 25 May to Sunday, 2 June, 12pm to 5pm.

The historic house has partnered with Eye Music to deliver a dazzling array of intense colours and spaces, accompanied by live music and performance in the Colourscape structure which will be on the front lawn of the house. Highlights include: 

•               Sunday, 26 May: HyperYak plays Far Eastern instruments plus panpipes, gongs, and Tibetan Singing Bowls with computer processing

•               Thursday, 30 May – music from the Baroque period to the present day by Stevie Wishart and Maureen Wolloshin, playing on ancient instruments with new technology

•               Friday, 31 May - Voice Trio, a women's vocal ensemble

•               Saturday, 1 June: music by Sylvia Hallett and Ansuman Biswas, featuring a range of instruments including an amplified cycle wheel and aquaphones with creative dance by Eileih Muir

•               Sunday, June 2: Chinese gongs and drums by Beibei Wang and creative dance by Eileih Muir

Inside the historic house, free colour-themed craft activities for families, and tours of the vivid colours of the four-hundred-year-old House will take place every day whilst the Colourscape Structure is in place for visits.

Councillor Shivraj Grewal, Cabinet Member for Communities, Equalities and Culture, said: 

"Hounslow is a destination for arts and culture, celebrating the rich diversity of the borough.

Boston Manor House has welcomed residents and visitors of all ages to explore its unique architecture and participate in a wide range of community events and activities, including exhibitions, heritage talks, special creative events families, volunteer events, school forums and much more. I encourage everyone to visit this historic house to learn, discover and socialise."

The performances will last for 30 minutes with a limit of 15 people per session. Tickets for Colourscape are now available. Book a place here:

With support from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, Boston Manor House is open to the public for free, six days a week from Tuesday to Sunday, 12pm -5pm. Visit Boston Manor House website:  or find upcoming events and activities here:

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