November 4, 2016

Payroll, Finance and HR Administrator Required

Experienced, self-motivated and robust individual required to full-fil the above role at exciting and busy Edinburgh Arts venue. The ideal candidate will have experience with payroll software, display the ability to deal with pressure whilst maintaining accuracy and have proven organisational and cash handling skills. Reporting in the first instance to the Financial Director you

September 23, 2016

Job Vacancies - Royal Dick Bar & Restaurant

We are looking to add to our kitchen team for The Royal Dick Bar & Restaurant, situated at Summerhall Arts complex in central Edinburgh.

September 13, 2016

Mischief La-Bas and Summerhall Present Festival of Death - PRESS RELEASE

Mischief La-Bas and Summerhall Present Festival of Death 28 October – 27 November 2016 Opening events and ALL performance programme 28 – 30 October With an opening weekend over Hallowe’en and Mexico’s Day of the Dead, the Festival of Ian Smith: A Celebration of Death (full title) will take place this autumn at Summerhall. Following

August 29, 2016

Summerhall Festival 2016: The Curtain Falls on an Amazing Fringe

Summerhall celebrates its most successful festival fringe to date – five years after the year-round Edinburgh venue opened.  The festival programme this year boasted 132 shows in a programme that took 10 Fringe Firsts, four Total Theatre awards, the Holden Street Theatre Award which will see Scorch head to Adelaide Fringe in Australia, an Amnesty

August 26, 2016

Summerhall Festival 2016: Summerhall scoops an unprecedented 10 out 19 Fringe Firsts

Shows at Summerhall have won ten Fringe Firsts out of a possible 19. This week judges from the Scotsman newspaper handed out the prize for new writing at the Fringe to Scorch, Growth, One Hundred Homes and Letters to Windsor House. In the first two weeks of the Fringe, Kieran Hurley’s Heads Up, Ontrorend Goed’s World

August 22, 2016

Summerhall Festival 2016: Record Ticket Sales at Summerhall

Summerhall’s Director Robert McDowell has paid tribute to the artists and shows who have put his venue at the centre of the Fringe thanks to record ticket sales and multiple award wins. Attendances are up 30 per cent on 2015, with more tickets bought in the first two weeks than in the whole of last

August 21, 2016

Summerhall Festival 2016: A Day of French New Writing

Summerhall is pleased to announce that tomorrow, the 22nd of August, for one day only, we will premiere three new French plays that have been translated into English as part of Cross Channel Theatre Initiative. Led by the Institut Français du Royaume-Uni, supported by the SACD, and in collaboration with IPR ltd, Cross-Channel Theatre aims

August 20, 2016

Summerhall Festival 2016: Three more Fringe Firsts for Summerhall

Another three Summerhall shows have been awarded Fringe Firsts. Jenna Watt’s Faslane, Two Man Show by Rash Dash and Us/Them by Bronks were all awarded The Scotsman’s prize for new writing in the second week of the Fringe. The paper’s chief critic Joyce McMillan told The Stage, the award winners were  “a really interesting mix of completely new

August 16, 2016



August 13, 2016

NEHH Presents...WHITE + Bossy Love - TONIGHT!

Nothing Ever Happens Here continues this evening with a brilliant set from Glasgow five-piece, WHITE; who were described as “Scotland’s most exciting new band right now”. Their debut song, ‘Living Fiction’, impressed NME so much, that they called it, “the kind of full-blown space wig-out Bowie would be proud of”. The band will be supported

August 12, 2016

NEHH Presents...Orkestra Del Sol - Tonight!

We’re really pleased to have our friends, Orkestra Del Sol playing in The Dissection Room tonight as part of Nothing Ever Happens Here. Formed ten years ago, and showing no signs of slowing down, their particular brand of ‘honkstep’ has been heard and celebrated on dance floors across the world. If you like big, sexy

August 12, 2016

Summerhall Festival 2016: Fringe First Awards Announced

Summerhall are delighted to announce that three of our shows at this year’s festival have been awarded Fringe Firsts by the critics of the Scotsman. The prize for new writing was presented to Counting Sheep by the Lemon Bucket Orchestra, Heads Up by Kieran Hurley and World Without Us by Ontroerend Goed. Summerhall’s Director, Robert

August 10, 2016

Summerhall is looking for a duty manager

Job Position: Summerhall Duty Manager (events and operations). Summerhall is looking for an Operational Duty Manager for a minimum of 25 hours per week as standard with additional hours determined on a monthly basis. This role is primarily for evenings and weekends. Candidates who cannot meet this criteria will not be considered for the role.

August 10, 2016

Summerhall Festival 2016: A Quick Review Roundup

The stars have come out and it’s only the first week of the Fringe! We’ve been really happy with the reviews we’ve had come in so far, and below is a quick roundup of just some of the press coverage that we’ve received so far. An early favourite with the critics, was the school hostage

August 5, 2016

Summerhall Festival 2016: That Fringe Friday Feeling

It’s Fringe time, along with all of our excellent shows and exhibitions, we’ve welcomed some local, and if we do say so ourselves, excellent, food vendors, including Rost and The Cheesy Toast Shack, and a selection of Australian wines are also available. We’re so pleased with our Festival programme this year, and we’re even happier

August 3, 2016

Summerhall Festival 2016: The Previews Have Begun

After all of our behind-the-scenes preparation, and days of transforming Summerhall, our crews have downed their tools, put on their new Summerhall uniforms and flung open the doors to a new audience for this year. While the Fringe doesn’t officially start until the 5th, a number of the shows on our Festival programme actually started

August 1, 2016

Summerhall Festival 2016 – It’s Time for the Get In

It’s the first of August, and all through Summerhall, construction, as the sign says, is everywhere. The old vet school is filled with the sound of furious hammering, eager sawing and the smell of fresh paint as we get ready for the official start of this year’s festival in just two days away, On top

July 20, 2016

Demarco News from Poland

Honorowy doktorat ASP dla Richarda Demarco Szkocki malarz, rysownik, właściciel słynnej The Richard Demarco Gallery i jeden z twórców festiwalu teatralnego w Edynburgu, zostanie w środę doktorem honoris causa wrocławskiej ASP Czytaj więcej… KONTEKSTY FESTIWAL SZTUKI EFEMERYCZNEJ SOKOŁOWSKO 2016 Archiwum Richarda Demarco jako Gesamtkunstwerk (totalne dzieło sztuki) Część I konferencji ma na celu przedstawienie

July 1, 2016

Summerhall NEHH sweepstakes July 2016 - Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. To enter: participants must be aged 18 or over and residents of the United Kingdom. participants must ‘like’ the specified page post in the promotional text. Only one entry per participant. Entry must be made with a personal profile.

June 29, 2016

Robert McDowell, in response to the Brexit vote...

Robert McDowell, director of Summerhall said that in response to the Brexit vote, Summerhall, over which the EU flag flies at half mast mourning the death of UK membership, we very much welcome and dedicate our support to Janet Archer’s statement for Creative Scotland confirming Creative Scotland’s commitment to internationalism in the arts, to bringing