Summerhall Music Highlights 2017

Already well-known in Edinburgh as one of the city’s key multi-genre strands of dedicated music programming, Summerhall’s Nothing Ever Happens Here (NEHH) pulls out the stops during the Edinburgh Festival month of August, packing in a diverse range of international artists to compete with any other music programme in the city.

Summerhall’s Nothing Ever Happens Here music programme: New Additions

Summerhall’s Nothing Ever Happens Here music programme has been lit up even further with the addition of some incredible Scottish acts.

SUMMERHALL POLITICAL HIGHLIGHTS 2017

This year, the political work presented in Edinburgh feels more timely and essential than ever, and once again Summerhall’s programme is at the forefront in terms of new visions of the world.

Summerhall Art Highlights 2017

Once again Summerhall’s packed 2017 visual art programme brings together a varied range of exceptional international work, all of which is free to view and united by its willingness to face up to the realities of the world in which it was made.


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Edinburgh Festival 2017: What to see and where to go - The Guardian

Edinburgh Festival 2017: What to see and where to go - The Guardian

Summerhall Festival 2017: Programme Announcement

Summerhall is proud to announce 140 shows for its seventh Fringe programme, in the 70th year of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. For this very special anniversary, once again the venue has risen to the challenge of gathering a unique array of international creative responses to a changing world, which honours both the original spirit of

Fringe 2017 Technicians

We are looking for experienced technicians to join our team for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017. Summerhall provides a challenging and exciting environment for a technician, requiring a range of skills and personal qualities and encouraging professional and personal growth.

Summerhall Recruitment – Fringe 2017

Summerhall, Edinburgh's biggest arts venue and award winning Fringe venue is now recruiting for it's 2017 Fringe team.

Summerhall Festival 2016: The Curtain Falls on an Amazing Fringe

Summerhall celebrates its most successful festival fringe to date – five years after the year-round Edinburgh venue opened.  The festival programme this year boasted 132 shows in a programme that took 10 Fringe Firsts, four Total Theatre awards, the Holden Street Theatre Award which will see Scorch head to Adelaide Fringe in Australia, an Amnesty

Summerhall Festival 2016: Summerhall scoops an unprecedented 10 out 19 Fringe Firsts

Shows at Summerhall have won ten Fringe Firsts out of a possible 19. This week judges from the Scotsman newspaper handed out the prize for new writing at the Fringe to Scorch, Growth, One Hundred Homes and Letters to Windsor House. In the first two weeks of the Fringe, Kieran Hurley’s Heads Up, Ontrorend Goed’s World

Summerhall Festival 2016: Record Ticket Sales at Summerhall

Summerhall’s Director Robert McDowell has paid tribute to the artists and shows who have put his venue at the centre of the Fringe thanks to record ticket sales and multiple award wins. Attendances are up 30 per cent on 2015, with more tickets bought in the first two weeks than in the whole of last

Summerhall Festival 2016: A Day of French New Writing

Summerhall is pleased to announce that tomorrow, the 22nd of August, for one day only, we will premiere three new French plays that have been translated into English as part of Cross Channel Theatre Initiative. Led by the Institut Français du Royaume-Uni, supported by the SACD, and in collaboration with IPR ltd, Cross-Channel Theatre aims

Summerhall Festival 2016: Three more Fringe Firsts for Summerhall

Another three Summerhall shows have been awarded Fringe Firsts. Jenna Watt’s Faslane, Two Man Show by Rash Dash and Us/Them by Bronks were all awarded The Scotsman’s prize for new writing in the second week of the Fringe. The paper’s chief critic Joyce McMillan told The Stage, the award winners were  “a really interesting mix of completely new

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NEHH Presents...Orkestra Del Sol - Tonight!

We’re really pleased to have our friends, Orkestra Del Sol playing in The Dissection Room tonight as part of Nothing Ever Happens Here. Formed ten years ago, and showing no signs of slowing down, their particular brand of ‘honkstep’ has been heard and celebrated on dance floors across the world. If you like big, sexy

Summerhall Festival 2016: Fringe First Awards Announced

Summerhall are delighted to announce that three of our shows at this year’s festival have been awarded Fringe Firsts by the critics of the Scotsman. The prize for new writing was presented to Counting Sheep by the Lemon Bucket Orchestra, Heads Up by Kieran Hurley and World Without Us by Ontroerend Goed. Summerhall’s Director, Robert