August 4, 2022

Ride The Wave (Cert N/C)

Ride the Wave is an award winning Scottish feature documentary following young surfer Ben on his quest to become a big wave surfer. The screening on the 23rd of September at 8pm will have a special... [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]

May 30, 2022

Fringe '22 - Communications Team

We are looking for four Fringe 22 Communications Assistants who will join us early July for a period of two months to help us build our Fringe campaign for 2022. Our Fringe programme for 2022... [more]

May 26, 2022

Fringe '22 - Front of House Roles

The Front of House position is the front line of welcoming and helping every customer who enters Summerhall. Providing an excellent customer experience is one of the primary roles. Our Fringe... [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, 14:30 Live 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 / #manipulatefest Puppet Animation Scotland presents the 2020 edition of manipulate, its innovative festival of international,... [more]

May 20, 2019


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... [more]

April 23, 2019

Applications for Summerhall Christmas Market 2019 ARE NOW CLOSED

Please note our applications are now closed.   Applications for Summerhall’s Christmas Market 2019 open at 16:00 on Tuesday 23rd April. Submissions will close on Friday 24th May at... [more]

April 3, 2019

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

Summerhall and Feral are proud to announce that the 2019 Autopsy Award recipient is Leyla Josephine, the award-winning poet and theatre maker from Glasgow, Scotland, with her brand new solo show... [more]

February 20, 2019

#AnyWomanAnywhere Campaign

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2019, Zero Tolerance, AMINA The Muslim Women’s Resource Centre, The Church of Scotland and Summerhall ask you to join us in our new campaign... [more]

February 12, 2019

Jenni Fagan selected as 2019 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellow at Summerhall, Edinburgh

Scotland-based writer Jenni Fagan has been selected as the 2019 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellow, supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland. Fagan will become writer in residence at... [more]

December 20, 2018

Summerhall Festive Opening Times 2018

Summerhall’s galleries, cafe and reception/box office will be shut or operating on shortened hours on certain days across the festive period. December 23rd – Open as usual 24th –... [more]

December 13, 2018

Summerhall to host 2019 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship

Edinburgh’s multi-arts complex and events venue Summerhall has been selected by Creative Scotland to host the 2019 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship.   Mid-career or established writers based in... [more]

October 12, 2018

Summerhall Space Autumn 2018 - Artist Announcement

Three more artists/companies will be supported by Summerhall this autumn through its Summerhall Space initiative. Summerhall Space offers artists in-kind space for one week to develop new... [more]

August 27, 2018

Summerhall Festival Ends for 2018 with a rise in ticket sales

Press Release 26th August 2018 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,... [more]