Every Tuesday

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20.00 - 23.00

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best regular ceilidhs. Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands at Summerhall. The bands have a caller who will teach the dances, so the event is... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Tue 10 Dec 2019

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best regular ceilidhs. Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands at Summerhall. The bands have a caller who will teach the dances, so the event is... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Tue 17 Dec 2019

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best regular ceilidhs. Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands at Summerhall. The bands have a caller who will teach the dances, so the event is... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Tue 26 Nov 2019

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best regular ceilidhs. Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands at Summerhall. The bands have a caller who will teach the dances, so the event is... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Tue 03 Dec 2019

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20:00 - 23:00

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best regular ceilidhs. Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands at Summerhall. The bands have a caller who will teach the dances, so the event is... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

The Zoom Club: Makers (8-12 years)

Thurs/Fri 4-6pm, Saturday 1-3pm Sunday 10am - 12noon

Grab a camera and start telling your own story! Think, make, create and disrupt using digital technology alongside more traditional hands-on making in our mega popular animation, photo and film... [more]

Advanced booking only, trial sessions available.

Wednesdays & Sundays

The Zoom Club: Studio (12-16 years)

Wednesdays 4:15 - 6:15pm, Sundays 4:00 - 6:00pm

A digital arts studio designed for young people where makers, animators, photographers and film-buffs join forces to create projects with real-world outcomes. The Zoom Club Studio is Arts Award accredited and... [more]

Daily Escapes

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... [more]

Fridays

The Zoom Club: Movers (5-8 years)

Fridays 1:15 - 3:15pm, Sundays 1-3pm

Leap into the thoroughly thrilling world of digital arts through messy play, storytelling, animation, photo and... [more]

Advanced booking only, trial sessions available.

Wed 01 Aug 2018 - Mon 01 Jan 2046

The Demarco European Art Foundation

For over half a century Richard Demarco has been closely involved with the Edinburgh International Festival. As an artist, gallery director, conference organiser and teacher, he has been a potent force on the Scottish... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Animated Highlights: 2019

14:00 - 14:55

Company: Edinburgh Short Film Festival manipulate are delighted to welcome Edinburgh Short Film Festival. This year they have curated another dynamic and vibrant programme of award-winning international short... [more]

Tue 21 Apr 2020

Grace Petrie

19:30 - 22:30

Grace Petrie’s unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered, have won over an army of loyal fans across the alternative, folk, political and comedy scenes. She’s... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 23 Nov 2019

Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society at the University of Edinburgh

Makin Babies & the Law

14:00 - 16:00

Learn about the law regulating fertility treatment and feminist critiques of the same. Explore the legislation and case law which regulates embryo production and the devastating consequences this regulation can have... [more]

Sat 23 Nov 2019

Rhythm Machine

23:00 - 03:00

Rhythm Machine is a monthly club night based in arts venue & former veterinary school Summerhall.Each month resident DJs Yves and William Francis (and guests) play unboundaried dance music across genres on the main... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Wed 18 Dec 2019

Fleetwood Mac's Rumours: Performed by The Transatlantic Ensemble - Xmas Special

20:00 - 23:00

The outstanding Transatlantic Ensemble, return to Summerhall Edinburgh this Xmas, to perform Fleetwood Mac's iconic Rumours album, live on the evening of Wednesday December 18th. If you’ve were lucky enough to... [more]

Standing only. Contact venue with additional access requirements.

Fri 06 Dec 2019

Cold Turkey's Warm Stuffing: Kathryn Joseph, Hollie McNish, Michael Pedersen, Withered Hand

19:30 - late

Kathryn Joseph joins us for Cold Turkey this December - the haunting songs of Kathryn's debut album Bones You Have Thrown Me and Blood You've Spilled won the Scottish Album of the Year Award in 2015 Hollie... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 14 Dec 2019

Siobhan Wilson & Friends

19:00 - 22:00

To celebrate the release of her upcoming EP release this Winter, Edinburgh-based Siobhan Wilson returns to the Summerhall Dissection Room to enchant you with emotionally-driven, ethereal songs. The EP ... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 15 Feb 2020

Lisa O'Neill

19:30 - 23:00

Lisa O’Neill started writing songs & music at an early age in her native Ballyhaise, Co. Cavan, Ireland. She moved to Dublin, aged 18, to study music on a full time basis. Early on she was welcomed... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Fri 13 Dec 2019

Anatomy Arts

Anatomy #22: DECIMATE

20:00 - 22:00

Anatomy is an arts producer based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Our core events are our famous sell-out quarterly cabarets, which feature every three months a wild variety of performance acts from Scotland and further... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Canto X

14:00 - 14:40

Company: Fronteiras Theatre Lab Deep in the Circle of the Heretics, a forgotten philosopher lies in his grave. His tomb is on fire. He’s got the whole of eternity to spend inside his own mind… good job he has a... [more]

Fri 23 Oct 2015 - Tue 01 Jan 2047

Instalodecoración: Transforming The Everyday

Olmo Blanco

Interview Room 11 Gallery and Summerhall have joined together to present an intervention by durational mark-maker Olmo Blanco. His drawings add to what is already there - walls, floors and... [more]

Every Wednesday

Edinbop

Shoe Swing - Lindy Hop classes

19:00 (Foundation) | 20:00 (Improvers ) | 21:00 (Social)

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. Wednesday Nights at the... [more]

All classes paid for on the door

Fri 31 Jan 2020

The Ninth Wave + Savage Mansion + Heir of the Cursed

19:30 - 22:30

The Ninth Wave, Savage Mansion & Heir of the Cursed come to Summerhall this January. The Ninth Wave are a four-piece band whose music is majestic dark post-punk laced with stealth pop hooks and a... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sun 18 Sep 2016 - Thu 31 Dec 2020

SCDA National Script Library

Scottish Community Drama Association

The library contains over 25,000 one-act and full-length play scripts – Classic Theatre, Modern Drama, Pantomime, Musicals, Youth Theatre, Out-of-Prints and Unpublished work -all available for loan to SCDA members and... [more]

Sun 24 Nov 2019

Short Cuts (15) - film screening

17:00 - 19:00

Your chance to discover new film talents on screen and in person as part of the French Film Festival UK. All films with English subtitles. Featuring: Let Me Dance / Laissez-moi Danser (12A) by director Valérie... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Tue 31 Dec 2019

Magic Nostalgic: Hogmanay Party

21:30 - 03:00

A cult favourite since its inception in 2009, your Hogmanay is at the mercy of the Wheel! At Magic Nostalgic, every half an hour someone (and it could be you) is invited up on stage to spin a wheel. Wherever it lands... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Twa Pirate Quines

14:30 - 14:50 & 15:30 - 15:50

Company: Fiona Oliver Larkin Support: Puppet Animation Scotland, Creative Scotland, Swallow the Sea Caravan Theatre "My great grandma was a pirate." "No, really she was. I found this old trunk, see, in the... [more]

Fri 24 Jan 2020 - Sun 15 Mar 2020

Mount Strange and the Temple of Fame

Victoria Clare Bernie, Maria Gimeno, Mina Heydari-Waite, Alix Villanueva
11:00-18:00 (Wednesday-Sunday)

Curated by Wendy Law In this curated exhibition, four major female artists investigate and uncover managed histories, strange landscapes and the power of myth-making and folklore. The artists research, re-claim,... [more]

Sat 30 Nov 2019

Summerhall and St. Andrew's Fair Saturday present: Fair Play

19:30 - 22:30

'Fair Saturday: A global movement supporting social causes through art and culture.’ Edinburgh’s favourite independent performing arts venue Summerhall has teamed up with international cultural phenomenon Fair... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Fri 29 Nov 2019 - Sun 08 Mar 2020

Some of Summerhall: A Survey in Drawings

Will Knight
11:00-18:00 (Wednesday-Sunday)

Launch night: 28th November 2019, 18:00-20:30. RSVP at this link. Glasgow-based artist Will Knight (b.1988) studied at the Glasgow School of Art, where he began his ongoing investigations of domestic, commercial and... [more]