• COVID-19 Pandemic update

    last updated: Fri 11 June 2021

    The Gallery Bar, The Royal Dick and the Courtyard Bar are open 7 days a week

    The rest of Summerhall remains closed at this time, except to Summerhall staff, deliveries, residents and their clients.

  • Support Summerhall

    Like most arts organisations across the UK, Summerhall has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic.

    If you would like to support Summerhall, please consider donating.

  • Edinburgh Science Festival


    Make a connection with Edinburgh Science Festival this summer. This ESFF, Summerhall will be hosting art exhibitions, artist talks and interactive events for all ages.

  • Food & Drink

    Book a table or pop in

    Our indoor cafe-bar, The Gallery Bar, and The Royal Dick's Courtyard Bar are open 7 days a week.

    Online bookings for both bars are now live.

  • Visual Arts

    Summerhall curates themed programmes that welcome artists from all over the world.

    Our exhibition spaces open again in June.

  • What's On

    Summerhall's year-round programme includes theatre, music, cinema and more - from intimate performances to week-long festivals and everything in between.

  • Performance & Fringe

    The programming department looks after Summerhall's live performance programme.

    They also manage our Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme and year round Artist Development opportunities (applications open now).

  • Venue Hire

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