‘How to Find Your Novel Cure’ by School of Life Bibliotherapists Ella Berthoud & Susan Elderkin Have a physical or emotion malady that needs fixing? Get rid of the Ibuprofen! Whether you are attempting to get rid of a cold or …
Join us on Sunday 15th December for a Christmas Market like no other in Edinburgh! £2.00 entry and free for any persons under 16 years old Summerhall will be host to over 50 amazing stalls from businesses across the city …
Hot Dub Time Machine: Best. Party. Ever!
A multi-channel installation for steel and electronics. Elements of a musical composition are fed into a suspended piece of steel in a dimly lit room. These elements resonate the steel and are dispersed back in order to create an extended composition that takes place both in the room and within the metal.
Relax pre Christmas with an afternoon of some great jazz played by the cream of Scotland’s youth players.
Join us for an afternoon of music at Summerhall for all the family.
‘FAILURE lab’ is a weeklong performance workshop laboratory culminating in a public performance as part of the ‘Anatomy’ series. This performance challenges normative belief systems, using pop culture as inspiration to examine societal fantasies and expectations, with humour and critical distance.
Z-listed celebrities with smutty innuendos and trashy pop covers have left pantomime in tatters. Pianist and entertainer Will Pickvance sets up the pantomime recovery centre and presents his manifesto for lifting the art form out of the doldrums.
No one writes letters anymore. We live in an era of text messages and quick emails. Does this mean that we have eternally lost what is essential to humanity? Summerhall is delighted to present a talk by the bestselling author of Just My Type and On the Map, Simon Garfield, to discuss the art of letter writing.
ANATOMY takes the music hall variety show to strange futures. It’s a brave new stage for risk-taking performance and breath-taking theatrics from artists, dancers and music makers.
EAS’s Performance Class presents Oscar Wilde’s most famous play.
From the dramatic West Highlands of Scotland, through France, Ireland, Canada and the USA, we journey through both landscapes and built interiors as staging places for human movement in filmic space. Bodies are at times sensually involved, at others in dynamic opposition to their spatial and environmental contexts. A varied cacophony of movement-dance-film-performance works, an always reflexive yet incongruous experience of intervention through presence.
An evening of aerial performance, a season revisited.
Have a physical or emotion malady that needs fixing? Get rid of the Ibuprofen!
Exhilarating, hallucinatory, harrowing, ecstatic and surreal, Hisham Mayet’s films and audio collections reveal a region’s rituals, rhythm and landscape, with an aesthetic of extra-geography and soulful experience.
Ali Affleck and Vieux Carré offer up a hearty and delicious floor-filling performance which invariably attract large audiences and Swing Dancers wherever they perform.
Whether you are one for partying past the bells to some of the best and unashamed pop music ever or staying in your living room and being entertained in comfort, Summerhall this year has the perfect something for you.
A night of comedy with a difference – 3 or 4 headline comedians trying out their brand new material – off notes & off adrenaline!
Tightlaced Theatre and Sporadic Music invite you to spend an evening at Anke’s, Berlin’s most seditious night spot, on the night Germany hails a new chancellor. New writing by Susanna Mulvihill with music by Fiona Thom and Bev Wright.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.