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May 20, 2019
SUMMERHALL’S FESTIVAL PROGRAMME 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 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
April 23, 2019
Applications for Summerhall Christmas Market 2019
This year's Christmas Market will be as jam packed as ever - applications now open, apply by 24th May 2019.
April 3, 2019
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.
February 20, 2019
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 #AnyWomanAnywhere to increase awareness and understanding of violence against women.
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.
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 – Exhibitions closed, cafe closed from lunch, pub closed at midnight 25th – Building shut 26th – Building Shut 27th – Building Shut 28th – open as
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 Scotland are now invited to apply for the post of Fellow, with a deadline for applications of midday on Monday 21 January 2019.
October 12, 2018
Summerhall Space Autumn 2018 - Artist Announcement
Three more artists/companies will be supported by Summerhall this autumn through its Space initiative - Skye Renolds, Kevin Gilday & Shotput.
August 27, 2018
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.
August 24, 2018
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.
July 27, 2018
Fringe venue pledges fair conditions for all following ‘landmark’ agreement
One of the biggest venues at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe has been praised by campaigners demanding better pay and conditions for reaching a “landmark” agreement.
May 17, 2018
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,
April 12, 2018
Summerhall Christmas Market 2018 - Applications open
Applications for Summerhall’s Christmas Market 2018 open at 10:00 on Thursday 12th April. Apply here: SHChristmasMarket2018 Submissions will close on Thursday 3rd May at 10:00. This years Christmas Market will be as jam packed as ever with local businesses selling top quality unique products and food vendors serving up delicious food and drink alongside activities
February 8, 2018
Summerhall nominated for Fringe Theatre of The Year at The Stage Awards 2018
Summerhall is delighted to have been nominated for Fringe Theatre of the Year, sponsored by encoreinsure.com, at The Stage Awards. Alongside fellow nominees Hope Mill Theatre and The Orange Tree Theatre, the award celebrates unfunded organisations based outside central London, recognizing them as a vital part of the UK theatre ecology.
December 19, 2017
Summerhall Festive Opening Times 2017
Summerhall's galleries, cafe and reception/box office will be shut or operating on shortened hours on certain days across the festive period.
October 27, 2017
Summerhall Artist Development Programme
Summerhall is delighted to announce the first round of successful applications to the Lab and Space strands of our artist development programme.
September 8, 2017
Summerhall Performance Programme
The programming department looks after the live performance elements at Summerhall, such as Theatre, Dance, Physical Theatre and Performance Art.
August 20, 2017
TOTAL AWARD shortlist
Total Theatre have released their shortlist for the 2017 awards. We are delighted that 11 of the 22 shortlisted are Summerhall shows. The Total Theatre Awards participate in a peer led, peer-to-peer process of critical dialogue and debate exploring excellence and evolving form in contemporary performance. Within the Emerging Category for shows by
August 11, 2017
Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award 2017
We are delighted to announce that a huge number of Summerhall Fringe shows have been included in the longlist for the Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award 2017. The Freedom of Expression Award honours an Edinburgh Festival Fringe theatre production of excellent artistic merit that builds understanding and raises awareness about human rights in an inspirational
August 5, 2017
SUMMERHALL KIDS HIGHLIGHTS 2017
Theatre for families is an important part of what we do here at Summerhall, with the venue itself a welcoming place to explore and to rest up in our spacious and accessible café during the Festival month (just remember to come in at the side of the building if you’re bringing a buggy). This year,