• 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!

  • Beer Festival

    Fri 15 - Sat 16 Jun 2018

    FestivALE, Summerhall’s sell-out beer festival, returns this June – this year, we’ll be moving outside into the courtyard as part of Southern Exposure and we’ll be revelling in the festival spirit and midsummer sunshine.

  • 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.