Summerhall Festival Ends for 2018 with a rise in ticket sales

The 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe marked Summerhall’s 8th year contributing to the programme. The venue continues to draw in diverse talent from across the world, hosting over one hundred shows from 20 different countries - a figure that we are particularly proud of given the current political and economic climate, where the ability to give voice to a wide range of national and international talent is essential to our continued success.

Sia producer attends 'The Ballad of the Apathetic Son and his Narcissistic Mother' at Summerhall

Sia producer David Russell attends a Summerhall show based on a mother and son’s mutual love for the Australian pop-star.

£5 Previews on August 1st @ Summerhall

Enjoy many of our excellent shows for only £5 on August 1st. New Perspectives Theatre Company A FORTUNATE MAN This striking mixed media performance takes the pulse of GP practice then and now, continuing the conversation in the 70th year of the NHS. Time: 16.30 (60 mins) _ Raw Material Arts Ltd In association with

Festival Press Roundup - July

A round-up of press and top picks from the Summerhall Festival 2018 programme as of July.

Summerhall's Festival Programme 2018

Summerhall, Edinburgh’s acclaimed multi-arts venue and Fringe Theatre of the Year nominee at this year’s Stage Awards, is proud to announce nearly 120 shows for its seventh year as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, including some of the finest international theatre, music, dance and visual art. In 2018 we will play host to companies,

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.


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.

Tea break with... Pictish Trail

Nadine Mcbay - The Reviews Hub

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