• Festival Programme 2018

    01 -26 August 2018

    We launch Summerhall’s 8th festival into an unpredictable and challenging world. Our programme brings together a diverse group of artists who are doing their best to make sense of what’s going on.

  • Southern Exposure

    Fri 15 - Sun 24 Jun 2018

    In 2018, SUMMERHALL is holding a brand-new 10-day series called SOUTHERN EXPOSURE, all taking place in its central courtyard. Events include music from Scottish legends to ambient jazz, a completely revamped take on the annual FestivALE, an outdoor ceilidh and film screenings.

  • Rip It Up Festival

    Sat 23 June 2018

    A special all-day event featuring some of the best Scottish acts: Stanley Odd, Emma Pollock, Broken Records, Be Charlotte, Babe, Modern Studies, Withered Hand + more TBA!

  • Monterey Pop Screening

    Fri 22 Jun 2018

    Continuing EIFF’s annual retrospective event, we are delighted to bring the wonderful and rarely seen Monterey Pop to the outdoor screen at Summerhall. Sets by Siobhan Wilson and Lomond Campbell will precede the screening.

  • Visual Arts

    Summerhall curates themed programmes that welcome artists from all over the world. Our Associate Exhibitions provides individuals and organisations with the opportunity to create their own exhibition

  • Nothing Ever Happens Here

    Live Music in Edinburgh

    NEHH is a live music programme curated for The Dissection Room. Up & coming musicians can apply for free tickets to shows here.

  • Regular Events

    Summerhall hosts a range of regular events throughout the year.

  • Children's Programme

    Events for children and families, plus weekly activities for children aged from 0 - 16 at The Zoom Club.

  • Fringe & Performance

    The programming department looks after the live performance elements at Summerhall, such as Theatre, Dance, Physical Theatre and Performance Art.

  • Residents

    Summerhall is home to around 120 companies, artists, designers & more.

  • Bar & Restaurant

    With an on-site brewery and Gin distillery, it’s a bar like no other in Edinburgh.

  • Cafe & Shop

    Our cafe opens at 9am for breakfast, we also serve hot and cold lunches, cakes and pastries all day. Our eclectic shop presents a variety of original and interesting items.

  • Venue Hire

    We have an amazing variety of spaces ready to accommodate anything from 5 to 500 guests.

  • Location

    Summerhall is notably located at the east end of the Meadows park, in close proximity to George Square, The Festival Theatre.

  • Summerhall TV

    Arts channel dedicated to capturing the visually weird, the socially radical, and the artistically wonderful including Summerhall’s theatre and gallery spaces, libraries, micro-museums and archives

  • Radio Summerhall

    Radio Summerhall is art, music and culture. An independent radio station based at Summerhall the station is intended as a platform for anyone who needs an outlet to express themselves creatively.