Summerhall Residents

Ainslie Henderson

BAFTA nominated Animator/Writer/Director.

Alan Brown – 9 Volt Project

Visual artist working with moving image, sound and technology.

Alyn Smith MEP

One of your six representatives for Scotland, Alyn was elected to the European Parliament for the first time in 2004 and has been re-elected twice in the SNP victories in the 2009 and 2014 elections. In Parliament, he is a full member of the Foreign Affairs Committee and a substitute member of the Agriculture and Rural Development Committee.

Andy McGregor Design & Media

Designer, art director and media consultant.

I specialise in design and art direction for clients largely in the spheres of arts and healthcare. I am from a fine art background believe in the combination of good design and creative thinking. 

Recent projects include: Head to Head portrait sculpture exhibition design for The National Galleries of Scotland Giant outdoor scaffolding wrap and site hoarding designs for Inverness Town House Children Spaces environmental graphics project at Forth Valley Royal Hospital Outdoor Christmas projections on to Tigerlily boutique hotel bar and restaurant Edinburgh The Untitled: Bad Entertainment exhibition installation at The Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Anna Somerville

Anna is an abstract painter working with oil and mixed media. Visitors are welcome to the studio with prior arrangement. Large-scale canvases available for public and private spaces.

Limited edition prints and smaller works on canvas available for private and corporate clients. Commissions welcome


An art-science library


ASCUS Art & Science is a non-profit organisation committed to bridging the gap between the arts and sciences. We work with partners and practitioners to create innovative trans-disciplinary projects to engage new and wider audiences and facilitate innovative public engagement with both fields.

Barney’s Beer

Summerhall Brewery

Camilla Seddon

Artist and Illustrator


Cari Grevers

Artist and Illustrator

Children’s Parliament

Giving ideas a voice

Coco Chocolate

Coco is an Artisan Chocolatier based in Edinburgh that specialises in making ethically traded,organic and most importantly delicious chocolate.

Our chocolate is hand-crafted by talented chocolatiers Lionel & Lillie at Coco’s Chocolate Kitchen in Summerhall. That is where we then hand-wrap it in colourful designs to make it look as good as it tastes like.

We only use the highest quality ingredients and a single origin chocolate from Dominican Republic to make our chocolate range so our flavours are well balanced with lovely textures and beautiful cocoa richness.

Coco’s range of chocolate bars and truffles is constantly developing as our goal is to create the most interesting & enchanting chocolate treats.


Film Production Company

  • Room: M94(m)
  • 0131 228 4243

Creative Artworks

Collaborating with event and exhibition organisers, teachers, youth and community workers, and all educators committed to making learning engaging, meaningful and fun.

CRO + KOW Photography

Freelance photographers

Ctrl-X Digital

Website planning, design and development for art organisations, artists, charities and small/medium businesses. Based in Edinburgh, working all over Scotland and the UK.

We also offer digital photography, including interiors & exteriors, products and press, PR & sports photography as well as an extensive library of landscapes from the Scottish Highlands.


Commercial Cleaning Company

Demarco European Archive

Richard Demarco’s art collection and archives

Ethel Maude

Art, Design & Film Collective

Fiona Dean

Artist specialising in taxidermy both in a traditional and contemporary style. Commissions welcome.

Fraser Coyle

We are a creative and digital studio based in Edinburgh.

We design and develop web, digital and print products for a wide range of people and organisations. We take time to understand what you need and how you work – making sure our products work for you.

Giclee UK Ltd

Fine Art Printing


Technology for fun

Iain Gardiner



Promoting, developing and celebrating the performing arts for children and young people.

Interference Pattern

3D Computer Animation Studio

Jenny Mason


John Need

Professional Photographer Edinburgh

Julian Cheatle

Online Publisher

Monsters and Critics: Entertainment website covering movies, TV, music and games.

Autosaur: Automotive website carrying news, features, videos and games.

Karen Kirkness

Using drawing, 3D printing, and conceptual routes, Karen is a yogi and a project artist working in physical culture; in particular she is interested in anatomy, biotensegrity, and emerging ways of visualising and harnessing the natural world.

Kate Leiper



Record Label and Artist Collective

Mary Walters

Mary Walters is a visual artist working in a range of media, including print-making, and projection installation. She is inspired mainly by wilderness landscapes, a result of previous study of geography and geology . She has worked for many years nationally and internationally in both formal and informal education, in community arts and most recently within special education in Edinburgh. She is now based at Summerhall, and lives locally.

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Learn music in Edinburgh and Glasgow

Neu! Reekie!

Multi-faceted literary collective that specialise in creating one-off happenings with gusto, gumption and a pulsing social conscience using music, poetry and film/animation.

Nipht Ltd

Innovative lighting solutions for science and industry.

Peter Dibdin Photography

Creativity with technical knowledge.

Pickerings Gin

Pickering’s – Edinburgh’s Gin

Pirate Productions

TV Directors, Producers & Writers

Puppet Animation

Promoting puppetry & animation in Scotland

Radio Summerhall

Radio Summerhall is an online arts and music radio station based at Edinburgh’s most important arts complex, Summerhall. The station is intended as a platform for anyone who needs an outlet to express themselves creatively. If your love is art, music, theatre, writing, politics, sport or business and you have something you need to say, contact the station and we will give you some air time to get your ideas heard.

Scotland-Russia Forum

To promote interest in Russia and its neighbours in order to improve understanding of those countries in Scotland.

Scottish Community Drama Association

Enthusiastically supports and encourages the development of theatre arts and drama in the volunteer-led sector by promoting high quality standards and best practice amongst our members.

Simon Crofts Photo

Photographic Artist


Starcatchers is a pioneering arts and Early Years organisation based in Scotland specialising in performances and creativity for babies, toddlers and young children aged 0 – 5 and their adults. We believe that arts and creativity has the power to transform and enrich the lives of Scotland’s youngest citizens and their parents and carers; our work is designed to nurture creative and cognitive development, sparking their imaginations. Our vision is delivered through three different strands of activity by exceptional professional artists, who understand the needs of this unique audience. The three strands of activity are Productions, Professional Development and Community Engagement Projects.

Stewart Armstrong

Graphic Designer

Summerhall School of Jewellery

Summerhall TV

An arts channel dedicated to capturing the visually weird, the socially radical, and the artistically wonderful including Summerhall’s theatre and gallery spaces.

Summerhall Yoga

Yoga & Pilates

Sylwia Kowalczyk

Photographic Artist

The Journal

Scotland’s Student Newspaper.

The Zoom Club

The Zoom Club is a space and workshop programme where children and young people can explore the creative potential of digital media through hands-on making and imaginative problem solving. Our bright and cheery workshop in Summerhall is child-friendly and accessible and our activities are led by PVG scheme registered staff. From messy play sessions for Early Years to our animation, photo and film activities for school-aged children, we support creative expression from 0-16 years.

We welcome children of all abilities and also enjoy working in partnership with like-minded

Timebase TV

Film, Video, Motion Graphics Production

Idea – Script – Storyboard – Budget – Preproduction – Post Production – Deliver

Creating and collaborating. Producing and directing. Filming and editing. Adding value to ideas.

Corporate – Documentary – Drama – Arts – Instructional


Rehearsal and recording studios

Venture English

Venture English provides specialised one-to-one and small group English language training for international adults. We offer dynamic and interactive courses in Business English, Academic Writing, Exam Preparation and Advanced Communication, as well as English language holidays in Edinburgh tailored to your needs and interests.

White Robot

Animators Ainslie Henderson & Will Anderson

Will Pickvance

Pianist, Composer & Entertainer

Youth Theatre Arts Scotland

Youth Theatre Arts Scotland is a national umbrella organisation. Our mission is to transform lives through youth theatre by developing inspiring participatory opportunities for young people, and connecting, supporting and training the professionals who work with them. We deliver our work through: Youth Theatre Arts Projects Support, Information and Advocacy Services Training and Professional Development Opportunities.