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.

October 10, 2017


A rare opportunity has become available to join the team at Summerhall. We are seeking enthusiastic, friendly and professional receptionists. Understanding the importance of customer service is vital – we are looking for someone who will thrive being at the forefront of our business. This job is only suitable for someone who enjoys interacting with the

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


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,

July 25, 2017

Summerhall Artist Development Programme

The pilot comprises: two Labs, offering artists time, space and money to develop new work, two Scratch nights, offering artists the chance to try out an idea in front of an audience, and four Space development weeks, offering artists in-kind space to develop new work. Look out for a callout in September for the first Lab and the first Scratch event. But to kick things off, we’re now inviting applications for the first two Space development weeks.

May 23, 2017

Vacancy: Qualified Electrician with Select Cert.

Qualified Electrician with Select Cert required to carry out all aspects of electrical work in a listed building – Summerhall Arts Venue. Summerhall is looking for a competent electrician to carry out all general repairs, new installations, consumer unit testing, annual testing, PAT testing & basic 3 phase work. Various electrical jobs required for our

April 13, 2017

Summerhall Christmas Market 2017

Applications are now open to take part in our annual Christmas market. In order to apply please follow the link below and complete the application form. Applications will close on Monday 15th May 2017  Applications will be processed and responded to by 26th June. We are accepting applications for: Stallholders Food vendors (Limited spaces in

April 13, 2017

Venture English

Private and small group English courses and immersion experiences for international adults.  Improve your real-life English in authentic contexts through personalised lessons with talented teachers!  Classes of 1 to 6 students, Monday to Friday daytimes and evenings.

April 11, 2017

Fringe 2017 Technicians

We are looking for experienced technicians to join our team for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017. Summerhall provides a challenging and exciting environment for a technician, requiring a range of skills and personal qualities and encouraging professional and personal growth.

April 3, 2017

Summerhall Recruitment – Fringe 2017

Summerhall, Edinburgh's biggest arts venue and award winning Fringe venue is now recruiting for it's 2017 Fringe team.

April 3, 2017

Vacancies: The Royal Dick Bar & Restaurant

We are currently recruiting for The Royal Dick Bar & Restaurant, situated at Summerhall Arts complex in central Edinburgh.

December 14, 2016

Summerhall and Feral Arts present the Autopsy Award 2017

The Autopsy Award aims to help artists working in Scotland who make boundary-pushing performance work to undertake an Edinburgh Fringe run.

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