May 14, 2024

Summerhall Management ltd - statement regarding sale of building

In light of the mountain of support towards Summerhall following the announcement midday 14 May, Chief Executive Sam Gough and Founder & Director of the building and its Management Company... [more]

May 14, 2024

Summerhall is seeking new building owners

Oesselmann Estate Limited, owners of Summerhall, have announced their intention to sell the building with all the current licences included. Summerhall Management Ltd, has been informed of the sale.... [more]

April 30, 2024

Courtyard Commission Project: Open Call 2024

Open Call for visual artists to respond to the theme of 'transformation'.For the third year running, Summerhall is delighted to announce the annual Summerhall Courtyard Commission Project.... [more]

April 26, 2024

Christmas Market Stallholder Applications Open

WELCOME TO SUMMERHALL'S CHRISTMAS MARKET 2024!Summerhall’s annual Christmas Market returns for another year as part of our Big Christmas Weekend.As we did last year, we will be offering... [more]

March 28, 2024

Now Hiring: Staff for Fringe 2024

We're now hiring for staff to join our amazing FOH, Box Office, Bar & tech teams for our festival period this summer - visit the Fringe jobs page for full descriptions and info on how to... [more]

August 14, 2023

2023 Lustrum Award Winners Announced

Summerhall is proud to present the 2023 winners of the LUSTRUM AWARD for unforgettable festival shows! The Lustrum Award, presented by Summerhall & others include:England & Son -... [more]

June 22, 2023

Summerhall Surgeries: Artist Development Initiative

Applications Now ClosedAre you an early career artist looking for peer-to-peer feedback on a new idea? Do you have an unfinished piece you’re keen to showcase in a Fringe environment? Do... [more]

June 12, 2023

Christmas Market Applications Open!

WELCOME TO SUMMERHALL'S CHRISTMAS MARKET 2023!Summerhall’s annual Christmas Market returns in December 2023 for two days after last year’s success.As with last year, we will be offering... [more]

April 28, 2023

Courtyard Commission Project Open Call

For the second year running we are delighted to announce the Summerhall Courtyard Commission Project and offer one artist the opportunity to create a site specific work to be launched for... [more]

April 21, 2023

Summerhall announces Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2023 Award recipients - including new Rewind Award

Summerhall is proud to announce the upcoming performances in their Edinburgh Festival 2023 programme supported by The Mary Dick Award, The Autopsy Award, and announcing the inaugural winner of... [more]

February 17, 2023

Summerhall Launches New 'Support the Artist Ticket'

Summerhall is announcing two exciting initiatives that will happen at the Festival Fringe in August. A new scheme to directly help participants with the increasing costs that are part of presenting... [more]

September 29, 2022

2023 and Beyond...

After celebrating its 10th birthday in November of 2021, Summerhall is looking towards the future. In its second decade, Edinburgh's most vibrant arts and cultural hub aims to provide more... [more]

June 14, 2022

Public Art Opportunity - Invitation for proposals

We are inviting proposals for an exciting new opportunity to site a public art installation at Summerhall, celebrating 75 years of Edinburgh Festivals.The art installation will be permanently... [more]

September 2, 2021

Call for Coral!

A callout from artist Jodi Le Bigre for an upcoming exhibition at Summerhall.For an upcoming exhibition at Summerhall, I will be looking at coral from the vantage point of my home in... [more]

July 29, 2021

Eclipse Award 2020-21 Presented to Initiative.dkf

Presented by Eclipse Theatre and Summerhall, the Eclipse Award is a groundbreaking initiative which supports Black artists to achieve the notoriously difficult but life-changing step of... [more]

July 21, 2021

More Fringe tickets on sale now

Summerhall has just added more tickets for in-person works in its 10th Summerhall Festival Programme running 6-29 August 2021 as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.The capacity increase comes... [more]

July 5, 2021

Summerhall Festival 2021 - Programme Now Live

Year-round cultural hub Summerhall has launched its 10th Summerhall Festival Programme running 6-29 August 2021. After the challenges of 2020-21, the programme spans online and in-person... [more]

May 27, 2021

Spring Artist Development Programme 2021: Successful Artists

We have re-imagined Summerhall’s artist development programme in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic and associated public health restrictions.This iteration of the programme... [more]

May 26, 2021

Syncrasy - presented by Summerhall and ASCUS Art & Science

Art, science and technology collide in Syncrasy - Summerhall and ASCUS Art & Science’s co-curated Edinburgh Science Festival exhibition. Made up of three exhibitions: We Began As Part of The... [more]

May 25, 2021

The Popcorn Writing Award 2022

Set up in 2019 by Popcorn Group, the Popcorn Writing Award celebrates fearless work which playfully and artistically questions and addresses current affairs, societal trends and contributes... [more]

April 13, 2021

Applications Now Open: Spring 2021 Artist Development Programmes

Applications for Summerhall's Spring 2021 Artist Development Programmes are now live!We have re-imagined Summerhall’s artist development programme in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic and... [more]

March 24, 2021

An Update on Summerhall's Future

An update from Summerhall's General Manager, Rowan Campbell:Today marks one year and one day since lockdown began, and I wanted to let you: our supporters, our audiences, our artists and our... [more]

November 26, 2020

Summerhall Space and Summerhall Lab 2020 - Artist Announcement

Summerhall is continuing to support new artistic development in the midst of continuing Covid-19 restrictions, awarding Ciara Elizabeth Smyth & Oisin Kearney and Tony Mills of Room to Manoeuvre... [more]

October 19, 2020

Artist Development Opportunities

Applications for Summerhall's Autumn 2020 artist development programmes are now live!We have re-imagined Summerhall’s artist development in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic and associated... [more]

August 7, 2020

Office Space Available To Let

We have a desirable office space available to let in Summerhall’s TechCube, located on the East corner of the Meadows. This is a rare opportunity to join a bustling hub of like-minded, creative... [more]

April 1, 2020

Summerhall Festival 2020 Statement

Further to the announcement by the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society and the Edinburgh Festivals, Summerhall will not be presenting its usual Fringe programme in August 2020.  Summerhall has... [more]

March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Update

Last updated: 3 Sept 2021, 14:30Live indoor events are back at Summerhall from September 2021! Browse our full programme of events on our What's On page. All events are undistanced (unless... [more]

February 20, 2020

The Eclipse Award - Panellist Call Out

We’re looking for an early career artist based in the North to help judge The Eclipse Award 2020.After our announcement earlier this month, we’re very excited at the level of responses and... [more]

January 17, 2020

Broar trio break world record rowing across the Atlantic

Summerhall is proud to have sponsored Broar in their successful attempt to row the Atlantic, going from La Gomera to Antigua. Broar finished the 3000 mile journey in just 35 days, 9 hours and 9... [more]

October 23, 2019

Puppet Animation Scotland presents MANIPULATE VISUAL THEATRE FESTIVAL Friday 31 January – Saturday 8 February 2020 / @manipulatefest / #manipulate2020 / #manipulatefestPuppet Animation Scotland presents the 2020 edition of manipulate, its innovative festival of international,... [more]