Summerhall celebrates its ninth successful festival fringe with a rise in ticket sales and footfall

At the end of our ninth successful festival fringe, Summerhall presented brilliant work by theatre makers and artists from around the world from its home nestled on the Edinburgh Meadows.   In her first year as General Manager Rowan Campbell commented: “This has been another incredible year – hosting brave and bold work that makes

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.