Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Edinburgh International Magic Festival
01 - 03 July 2016
01 July 19:30 - 23:30, 02 & 03 July 10:00 - 23:30

Lose yourself in magic with MagicFest’s enchanting programme of world-class magic events, unforgettable performances and jaw-dropping stunts from some of the greatest illusionists, mindreaders and accomplished magicians from around the world.


NEHH presents… Shonen Knife + Bruja

Nothing Ever Happens Here
28th April 2016
20:00 - late

Shonen Knife are a ground-breaking all-female Japanese, pop-punk rock trio formed in Osaka in 1981. With support from Bruja.


Kids Glow Wild

Pop Up Parents Events
1st May 2016
11am - 1pm (Neon Nippers) and 2pm - 4pm (The Glow Crew) (2 hours per session)

On Sunday 1st May, let the kids release their inner glow and go wild at this interactive UV party explosion featuring many of Edinburgh’s leading children’s activity providers. With events for 0-5 years AND for age 6+, these events are not to be missed!


NEHH Presents… Altan + Support

Nothing Ever Happens Here
5th May 2016

Altan have always approached their music and arrangements with integrity and openness and have strived to share their culture to new expanding audiences worldwide.


Land, community and homes: SEDA future social housing debate

SEDA: Scottish Ecological Design Association
Thursday 12 May 2016
Start 18:00 (doors 17:45) - 20:30 (2 hours 30 mins)

An evening of relaxed discussion to investigate the possibilities of new ways to make housing that generates communities and where the residents are in charge. The debate will focus on self-commissioned models like Co-housing and Buildgroups that are increasing in …

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NEHH Presents… Imam Baildi

Nothing Ever Happens Here
17th May 2016

Imam Baildi’s sound brings together Greek music of the 1940’s 50’s and 60’s with intuitive production and remixing techniques.


Shodo – The Way of The Brush

Simply Hoetsu
21st May 2016
14:00 - 18:00

This course will explore the Enso. In Zen Practice we learn to become one with the brush- one breath, one stroke, one circle. Everything is encompassed within that one Enso… and then we let it go. As our meditation practice …

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Work in Progress

Wed 18 May 2016
19:30 (approx 2 hours)

A night of comedy with a difference – headline comedians trying out their brand new material – off notes & off adrenaline!!

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20th & 21st May 2016
Friday (17:30 - 00:30); Saturday (12:00 - 17:00 & 18:00 - 00:00)

Join us for FestivALE³ – Summerhall’s Beer, Spirits and Food Festival – multiple bars inside & out and street food trucks.


NEHH Presents… Titus Andronicus & Support

5th June 2016

Titus Andronicus is an American punk/indie rock band from Glen Rock, New Jersey, United States, formed in 2005. The last decade has seen nearly 800 shows, 18 members, and the release of three full-length albums and 14 7-inches.


Intuition Workshop

Summerhall Yoga
28th May & 17th September
11:45 - 14:30 (28/05) 14:00 - 16:45 (17/09) (2 hours 45 mins)

Intuition – often considered the psychic “sixth sense” has a history of intrigue and controversy. Intuition is the “just knowing” ability demonstrated occasionally by psychics, witches, or your granny where accurate information is clearly available to them. But how? We …

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Can Philosophy Free Ideas? Annual EPIC International Workshop

EPIC International
03 and 04 June 2016
09:00 - 18:00 (9 hours)

This annual 2-day workshop by EPIC International, a group of profound practical philosophers, will challenge your brains. It might free some thoughts you never knew you had. No lectures, but stimulating workshops by one of the EPIC International consultants, using …

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Edinburgh Juniper Festival 2016

Solid Liquids
Friday 10th June - Sunday 12th June

Scotland’s Best Gin Fest returns to Summerhall, it’s spiritual home, to celebrate World Gin Day 2016.

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Work in Progress

Wed 15 June 2016
19:30 (approx 2 hours)

A night of comedy with a difference – headline comedians trying out their brand new material – off notes & off adrenaline!!

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NEHH Presents…The Dirty Three & Support

Nothing Ever Happens Here
Tuesday 05 July 2016
Doors 20:00

Dirty Three are still Warren Ellis, Mick Turner and Jim White. Formed in 1992 in Melbourne Australia they are still a three piece instrumental group of Violin,Guitar and Drums.


Budapest Cafe Orchestra

Budapest Cafe Orchestra
25th June 2016
20:00 - 23:00

Led by jazz violin superstar Christian Garrick the Budapest Cafe Orchestra play gypsy and folk-flavoured music from all around the world.


Braw Gigs and NEHH Present: Rangda

Braw Gigs & NEHH
14th July 2016
19:30 - 11:30

Rangda is the kind of group that clued-in music snobs can only dream of forming. At its core is the twin virtuoso guitar attack of Richard Bishop, of the sorely missed Sun City Girls and his own instructive solo recordings, and Ben Chasny, the man behind the Six Organs of Admittance moniker, and a member of Comets on Fire and numerous other musical formations.


NEHH Presents… Kid Canaveral (Album Launch) + Friends

Nothing Ever Happens Here
30th July 2016
Doors 20:00, Music 21:00 - 01:00

Kid Canaveral return in July with their follow up to the Scottish Album of the Year Award nominated Now That You Are a Dancer and an expanded line-up. ‘Faulty Inner Dialogue’ will be released on Lost Map Records on 29th July 2016.


NEHH Presents…Kathryn Joseph + The Anchoress

Nothing Ever Happens Here
Saturday 06 August 2016
Doors 19:00

Scottish album of the year 2015 winner Kathryn Joseph brings her haunting, visceral songs to our Dissection Room for one night only.

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NEHH presents… Orkestra Del Sol + Guests

Nothing Ever Happens Here
12th August 2016

Orkestra del Sol’s thrilling live shows are packed with beautiful, big brass arrangements, an irrepressible love of the theatrical and a roguish sense humour. Prepare to be thoroughly entertained…


NEHH Presents…White + Bossy Love

Nothing Ever Happens Here
Saturday 13th August 2016
19:00 - late

WHITE are a hurtling juggernaut of synth stabs, razor-sharp guitars and even sharper attire. A cacophony of pink noise, huge drums, infectious hooks & an explosive frontman channelling Jacques Brel & Nick Cave. The Glasgow five-piece are turning heads with debut song “Living Fiction”, the NME calling it “the kind of full-blown space wig-out Bowie would be proud of”. Unpredictable and thrilling.


NEHH presents… Richard Dawson & Very Special Guest

Nothing Ever Happens Here
18th August 2016
19:30 - late

Rising up from the bed of the River Tyne, a voice that crumbles and soars, that is steeped in age- old balladry and finely-chiselled observations of the mundane, Richard Dawson is a skewed troubadour at once charming and abrasive.


NEHH presents… Mount Kimble (DJ set) + Hi + Saberhagen

Nothing Ever happens Here
18th August 2016
23:00 - 03:00

“It’s a question of being respectful to each other,” Dom Makersays of the art of collaboration. It’s a simple ethic, but one that has yielded rich rewards. Since 2009, Maker and his partner in Mount Kimbie, Kai Campos, have played a central role in forging …


NEHH Presents…The Soul Foundation

Nothing Ever Happens Here
19 August 2016
Doors 21:00

The Soul Foundation bring their crew to hold the ‘Motown & Northern Soul Revue’. Live band renditions of Motown & Soul, Disco & Detroit DJ’s, Dance Troupe performances and sweet classic harmonies from the Harmonettes.

Broken Records

NEHH presents… Broken Records + very special guest Adam Stafford

Nothing Ever Happens Here
20th August 2016

Playing the Edinburgh fringe festival for the fifth time, Broken Records bring their expansive, soaring mix of elation and melancholy to Summerhall’s Dissection Room. Having spent 2015 working relentlessly in their studio on brand new material following 2014’s acclaimed “Weights …

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NEHH Presents…Suuns & Support

21 August 2016

Hold/Still, the third studio album from Suuns, is an enigmatic thing: an eerily beautiful, meticulously played suite of music that embraces opposites and makes a virtue of cognitive dissonance.

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NEHH Presents….ESKA + Support

Nothing Ever Happens Here
26th August 2016
19:00 - 22:00

ESKA, one of music’s best kept secrets, has finally released her self-titled debut album to critical acclaim.


NEHH Presents…Withered Hand & Chris T-T

Nothing Ever Happens Here
27 Aug 2016
Doors: 19:00

Withered Hand is the nom de plume of Edinburgh-based singer-songwriter Dan Willson, who started writing songs almost ten years ago during a period of reflection following the birth of his first child and the death of a close friend.


Qi Gong Rising ~ Ancient Taoist Practices

Jade Circle Edinburgh
5th December 2016

Qi Gong Rising is the name of a new series of exercise classes taking place weekly to promote health in mind and body through cultivating energy as practised 5000 years ago in Ancient China.

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LockedIn Edinburgh

LockedIn Edinburgh

‘Locked In Edinburgh’ opens at Summerhall, making it the fifth escape game in the city – but this one is unique! It’s the only one themed and built around a real room. Discover for yourself the secrets hidden within the …


Shoe Swing – Lindy Hop classes

Every Wednesday from 2nd March 2016
Foundations class 7pm, Improvers class 8pm, social dancing 9-11pm

Have you always wanted to learn to dance like it’s 1939?

Edinbop is a non-profit swing dancing organisation which offers classes, workshops and social dancing opportunities in Edinburgh.



Once a month
20:00 - 22:30

—Spanish & Latin- American short-film nights. A powerful curated selection of short films all with English subtitles. The Cinemaattic nights are the perfect way to see cinema in a different way, pioneer independent short films accompanied with refreshments, with their famous chit-chat discussion breaks.–


The Ceilidh Club at Summerhall

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club
Every Tuesday at Summerhall
20.00 - 23.00 (3 hours)

Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.

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Theatre Sans Accents: French Workshop (Beginners – Intermediate)

Theatre Sans Accents
Mondays (11th April - 27th June 2016)
18:30-20:30 (2)

Join us for 2 hours of fun and fast language learning outside the classroom! 2 different classes – FRENCH (Beginner-Intermediate), ENGLISH as an additional language (Intermediate-Advanced).


Sunday Assembly Edinburgh

Sunday Assembly Edinburgh
Sunday 06 March 2016
11:15 - 12:30 (60 minutes)

After a short break, we’re back with a change of date and in a new room in Summerhall. We are going to be hosting Sunday Assemblies on the first Sunday of the month starting on Sunday, 7th February. (Doors open …