Sun 18 Sep 2016   -  Thu 31 Dec 2020

Artiscience Library

ASCUS is delighted to offer access to the Artiscience Library at Summerhall. This library contains around 25,000 books on art and science.

Sat 31 Mar 2018   -  Sun 15 Apr 2018

Edinburgh International Science Festival

EISF - Family events

There's more than 70 performances, activities and things to do packed full of amazing science at Summerhall this year for the Edinburgh International Science Festival. Little ones under five and their parents will be treated to an intergalactic experience about women in astronomy with Valentina's Galaxy.

Fri 22 Jun 2018

Edinburgh International Film Festival & Summerhall Presents

Retrospective LIVE! - Monterey Pop

Standing only
Continuing EIFF’s annual retrospective event, we are delighted to bring the wonderful and rarely seen Monterey Pop to the outdoor screen at Summerhall. Part of Southern Exposure.

Thu 26 Apr 2018

NEHH presents... Broken Records + The Little Kicks

Standing only. 27 stairs up to venue
Having recently celebrated their 10th anniversary, Edinburgh’s Broken Records return in 2018 with the release of their fourth studio album entitled ‘What We Might Know’, released 30th March.
20:00 - 23:00

Wed 08 Aug 2018

Synergy Concerts

And So I Watch You from Afar

Standing only. 27 stairs up to venue
And So I Watch You From Afar released The Endless Shimmering on the 20 October 2017 on Los Angeles-based record label Sargent House home of fellow noiseniks Deafheaven, Chelsea Wolfe and RussianCircles. The band left home to spend the Autumn and Winter in Europe, UK and Ireland playing their biggest headline tour to date drenching sold out audiences with their most thunderous collection of songs to date.

Daily Tours

Pickering's Gin

Summerhall Distillery Tour

Pickering's Gin host guided tours and tastings by appointment Monday – Sunday. Join us for a Gin Jolly!

Wed 05 Aug 2015   -  Mon 05 Oct 2020

Demarco Foundation 2015 Programme

Demarco European Art Foundation
This year the Foundation presents an overview of Richard Demarco’s archive, focusing on his work with artists, theatre makers and the cultural dialogues he initiated. Exhibitions include: Paul Neagu and Friends Artists include: Paul Neagu, Joseph Beuys, Fred Stiven, Ainslie Yule,Sorin Domitrescu, Arthur Watson, and Ian Hamilton Finlay/Richard Demarco The exhibition coincides with the Henry
11:00 - 18:00

Sat 31 Mar 2018   -  Sun 15 Apr 2018

Edinburgh International Science Festival

EISF - Adult events

Summerhall evenings become a viable hub of science debates with the plethora of discussions and activities for adults this year's Edinburgh International Science Festival. The Festival covers topics from space and aliens, to food and drink, to art and music and gadgets and gaming. 

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Synergy Concerts

The Skids & Big Country

Standing only. Event takes place outside.
Two of Fife's most influential bands come together this June - The Skids formed in 1977 in their home town of Dunfermline, Scotland by Richard Jobson, Stuart Adamson, Bill Simpson & Tom Kellichan. The late Stuart Adamson then went on to form Big Country in 1981 with Bruce Watson. Part of Southern Exposure.

Wednesdays & Fridays

Mini Zoomers (Under 5s)

Advanced booking only.
Sensory Play and Action Art adventures for under 5's and their grown ups.
10:30 - 11:30

For sale

'Untitled1/Fighting Men' and 'Untitled 2/A Beautiful Goodbye' (2015)

Thomas Anderson
Edinburgh-based artist Thomas Anderson had his debut solo-show ‘Rest Assured’ at Summerhall in 2014. Untitled1/Fighting Men, adapted cinema foyer card and paint Untitled2/A beautiful Goodbye, adapted cinema foyer card and paint £65 each or the pair for £100

Thu 01 Jan 2015   -  Thu 31 Dec 2020

'Head Vase' and 'Shy Boys Don't Get Sweets' (2015)

Sally Hackett
Sally Hackett is a Glasgow-based ceramicist. In 2014 she had her first solo-exhibition Fun Just Wanna Have Girls at Summerhall. ‘Head Vase ‘- £150 ‘Shy Boys Don’t Get Sweets’ – £100

Thu 01 Jan 2015   -  Thu 31 Dec 2020

'Presentation' (2015)

Stephanie Mann
Stephanie Mann, a much-praised graduate of Edinburgh College of Art’s Master’s had her first solo show – “Inherit This Mango” – in 2014, where she presented new work created especially for Summerhall. Presentation (2015)  Unframed, signed, edition of 10, Giclee print on Permajet Smooth Pearl Paper 

Wed 02 Aug 2017   -  Thu 26 Jan 2034


Jane Frere
Responding to public demand, Jane Frere created her own protest blackboard in her Highland studio, drawing on darker issues from the blitzing of Gaza in 2014 and the Scottish referendum, to messages smuggled from jailed human rights activists in Bahrain. The artist’s latest response reflects the world’s rude awakening to the rise of altRight, anti-immigrant bigotry, BREXIT and TRUMP.

Fri 27 Apr 2018

NEHH presents... A Hawk and A Hacksaw

Standing only. 27 stairs up to venue
A Hawk and A Hacksaw return with new record 'Forest Bathing' this year, inspired by the Japanese medical term Shinrin-Yoku (translating as 'taking in the forest atmosphere' and the Valle De Oro National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico.
20:00 - 23:00

Thu 03 May 2018

NEHH presents... Adam Stafford 'Fire Behind The Curtain' Album Launch

Standing only. 27 stairs up to venue
Recorded in the Song, by Toad HQ, The Happiness Hotel, the latest addition to the Adam Stafford opus is Fire Behind the Curtain. The neoclassical L.P. is a testament of hope in his battle against depression. It was written over an 8-year period and inspired by Adam's love of Meredith Monk, Michael Gordon and US Minimalism.