Who's your daddy? Summerhall Shows Exploring Family

You can’t choose your family but you can certainly choose a Fringe show about family. And any kind of family at that, from dysfunctional families to great families to weird families to biological families to chosen families. Whether you’re wanting an excuse to air it out with your own family or just want to see

Nothing Ever Happens Here... Says Who?

From Cate Le Bon to Kathryn Joseph to Grandmaster Flash, Summerhall's music programme is showcasing the best of Scottish and international talent this Fringe

Extinction Rebellion, Queerness and Brexit: Visual Arts at Summerhall this Fringe

From the climate crisis to queer inclusivity to Brexit khaos, Summerhall’s Visual Arts Fringe programme is back and responding to a world in flux.

How to do Fringe of Colour at Summerhall

In 2019 Summerhall is participating in Jessica Brough's Fringe of Colour project by donating tickets for selected shows by artists of colour to enable young people of colour to attend.

How to see five shows for the price of one at Summerhall this Fringe...sort of

On July 31st, the first day of Summerhall’s festival, almost all Summerhall shows will be £5. The rest of Edinburgh might still be cranking into gear but we will be ready and raring to go, with a stocked bar, wood-fired pizzas, and companies chomping at the bit.


The 9th Summerhall Festival Programme is announced today by the year round Edinburgh arts venue. The programme is full of exciting, invigorating and fresh theatre, music and visual arts. Whilst the venue grows into its reputation for hosting new, avant-garde and personal work, it also begins to create partnerships with artists. The Eclipse Award, Fringe

Glasgow Poet Leyla Josephine wins Summerhall Autopsy Fringe Award with Daddy Drag

Summerhall & Feral announces sixth recipient of Edinburgh Fringe Autopsy Award - with cash award.

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.

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