August 3, 2017

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... [more]

July 26, 2017

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

Flying the Edinburgh flag will be synth-rock band DTH PDL, who also rocked up at Leith’s fantastic Hidden Door Festival earlier this year, and the always entertaining Kid Canaveral, whose third... [more]

July 21, 2017


For many, the political edge of the Edinburgh Fringe is its main attraction, with the collective abilities of some of the most skilled and boundary-pushing artists in the world creating a map of... [more]

July 14, 2017

Summerhall Art Highlights 2017

Seventy years on from the Edinburgh Festival’s foundation with the explicit intention of helping heal the wounds of the Second World War, art is still required to help us make sense of the chaos... [more]

July 3, 2017

Fringe show to campaign for return of Canadian indigenous remains from National Museum of Scotland

A show by indigenous Canadians at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is to request the remains of two bodies which are held by the National Museums of Scotland.The remains of the two Beothuk people, a... [more]

July 3, 2017

Tea break with... Pictish Trail

TEA BREAK WITH... Pictish Trail aka Eigg-based musician Johnny Lynch, winner of the public vote to be shortlisted for the SAY Award and head of the Lost Map record label.You've just played... [more]

July 3, 2017

(Summerhall) shows we can't wait to see at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Boasting over 50,000 performances in over 300 venues, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe will once again be the talk of the arts world this summer. For three weeks in August (4–28 2017), the Scottish... [more]

July 3, 2017

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017: drop everything and book these

The 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme has landed. We’ll be diving in to its pages deeper at a later date, once we're suitably armed with highlighter pens, snacks and emergency gin – but... [more]

July 3, 2017

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

Summerhall’s Big in Belgium strand always produces some seriously good shows. This year it includes the latest from Ontroerend Goed, who explore the super-rich in £¥€$. The Catalan company... [more]

May 13, 2017

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... [more]