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 14 Jul 2020

(Cancelled) 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]

Thu 29 Oct 2020

(RESCHEDULED) Grace Petrie

19:30 - 22:30

This event has been rescheduled from 21st April 2020. 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... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Wed 19 Aug 2020

Lankum

19:00 - 22:00

Lankum are a four-piece group from Dublin, Ireland with an alchemical ability to combine traditional folk roots with contemporary undercurrents to forge music that is dark, mysterious and transcendental. Made up of... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Wed 09 Sep 2020

(RESCHEDULED) Jake Xerxes Fussell

19:30 - 22:30

Durham, North Carolina singer and guitarist Jake Xerxes Fussell (yes, that’s his real middle name, after Georgia potter D.X. Gordy) grew up in Columbus, Georgia, son of Fred C. Fussell,... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements. PLEASE NOTE: THIS SHOW HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM 8TH MAY.

Sat 14 Dec 2019

Jackhammer 18th pt. 2 | with Dave Clarke & Stephen Brown

23:00 - 03:00

Jackhammer celebrate their 18th birthday across Edinburgh, and Summerhall host part 2 - featuring 2 producers and DJs that have influenced techno and everyone at Jackhammer, Dave Clarke and Stephen Brown.... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 05 Jun 2021

(RESCHEDULED) The National Whisky Festival

12:00-15:30 / 16:15 - 19:45

Following popular previous editions in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, NWF will be making its way back to both Edinburgh and Glasgow year. Maintaining the format of previous festivals, these editions will each offer two... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements. PLEASE NOTE: THIS SHOW HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM 18TH JULY 2020.

Fri 25 Sep 2020

(RESCHEDULED) All Work Together: Rachel Sermanni, Withered Hand, Carla J. Easton

19:00 - 22:00

All Work Together is Summerhall’s new series of Songwriters circles, highlighting some of the best of Scottish music’s established and up and coming songwriting... [more]

This event has been rescheduled from 3rd April 2020. Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 05 Dec 2020

(RESCHEDULED & OFFSITE) Jim Bob (Carter USM) - Full Band Show

19:00 - 22:00

As singer with Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine, Jim Bob had 14 top 40 singles, 4 top ten albums (including a number one), sold over a million records, toured the world and headlined Glastonbury. In 2007, ten years... [more]

THIS SHOW IS NOW TAKING PLACE AT BONGO CLUB (OFFSITE). TICKETS STILL VALID.

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]

Sat 22 May 2021

(RESCHEDULED) The Great Eastern

12:00 - late

A Festival of Musical Exploration + Discovery BEAK> | FREE LOVE | WARMDUSCHER | BC CAMPLIGHT | RACHEL SERMANNI | BOY AZOOGA | BROKEN RECORDS BABii | KAPUTT | JFDR | PENELOPE ISLES | QUICHE | SWIM SCHOOL | SUPER... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements. PLEASE NOTE: THIS SHOW HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED (ORIGINAL DATE: SAT 9TH MAY 2020)

Sat 21 Mar 2020 - Sun 19 Apr 2020

Parallel Lives

Angus Reid
11:00-18:00 (Wednesday-Sunday)

Curated by Andrew Brown An Edinburgh therapist says: ‘half my clients are killing themselves with hidden homosexuality, with internalized homophobia. What is it about Scotland? Why is there nothing in the culture... [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

Sat 13 Jun 2020

(POSTPONED) Robyn Hitchcock - Unusually Intimate

Matinee (17:30 - 20:00) / Evening (20:30 - 23:00)

Robyn Hitchcock is one of England's most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician's musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rock's... [more]

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - A NEW DATE WILL BE CONFIRMED ASAP.

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]

First Sunday of the month

Summerhall Sunday Sesh

11:00 - 18:00

Sunday can often feel like the weekend's over before it even started - but The Royal Dick and their neighbours Pickering's Gin and Barney's Beer are here to save you from your Sunday Blues. On the first Sunday of... [more]

Accompanied children allowed until 8pm

Mondays

Goose's Quizzes

The Royal Dick Pub Quiz

19:00

Goose's Quizzes present a brand new weekly quiz, right here in the heart of Summerhall, The Royal Dick Bar! Entry is free, with teams of up to 7 people - get yours together (think up a good team name!) and come down... [more]

Fri 16 Jun 2017 - Sat 17 Jun 2017

Physical Theatre Scotland in association with Fife College

Back In My Day....

3pm & 7pm

In a care home for the elderly, memories distort. The stories of the past mingle with an imagined future, the side effects of medication manipulates reality, whilst daydreams, nightmares and TV images add to the... [more]

Sexual references and adult humour

Sun 22 Mar 2020

(POSTPONED) Man Up - Scotland Heat

19:00 - 23:00 (show starts 19:30)

This event is postponed - see the event organisers' statement at this link. The world’s most exciting drag king battle, created by The Glory, London in 2014, comes to Edinburgh! For the first time ever Jonny... [more]

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - A NEW DATE WILL BE CONFIRMED ASAP.

Sat 04 Apr 2020 - Sun 28 Jun 2020

(POSTPONED) Oscillations

Victoria Evans
Mon-Sun (until 19 Apr) / Wed-Sun (until 28 Jun)

Presented by Summerhall and ASCUS Art and Science Inspired by science and the interrelatedness of the physical world, this immersive installation reflects Victoria Evans' interest in the way distant or invisible... [more]

Wed 26 Aug 2020

Admiral Fallow

19:00 - 22:00

Admiral Fallow head to Edinburgh's Summerhall for their first show in the capital in over three years! Glasgow-based 5 piece fronted by Louis Abbott produce heartbreakingly beautiful, sonically audacious and... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.