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. Summerhall has agreed to... [more]

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... [more]

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... [more]

February 8, 2018

Summerhall nominated for Fringe Theatre of The Year at The Stage Awards 2018

Summerhall congratulates Hope Mill Theatre, the winner of Fringe Theatre of the Year, sponsored by encoreinsure.com, at The Stage Awards. Summerhall is delighted to have been nominated for... [more]

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. December 23rd - Open as usual 24th - cafe &... [more]

October 27, 2017

Summerhall Artist Development Programme

Supported by Creative Scotland, the programme 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... [more]

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. As well as Summerhall's Edinburgh Festival Fringe... [more]

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,... [more]

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... [more]

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... [more]

July 25, 2017

Summerhall Artist Development Programme

Summerhall has been awarded funding from Creative Scotland for a pilot programme of artist development initiatives. The pilot comprises: two Labs, offering artists time, space and money to develop... [more]

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... [more]

April 13, 2017

Venture English

BOOK COURSES 6 week small group courses from £233 Private lessons from £30/hour Available Monday to Friday daytimes and evenings   Venture English is a small language school with... [more]

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. The original Autopsy Award was a joint initiative between... [more]

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... [more]

August 29, 2016

Summerhall Festival 2016: The Curtain Falls on an Amazing Fringe

[caption id="attachment_20979" align="alignleft" width="200"] Summerhall Festival 2016[/caption] Summerhall celebrates its most successful festival fringe to date – five years after the... [more]

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... [more]

August 22, 2016

Summerhall Festival 2016: Record Ticket Sales at Summerhall

[caption id="attachment_20937" align="alignright" width="300"] Summerhall Director Robert McDowell - picture by Dima Nechepurenko[/caption] Summerhall's Director Robert McDowell has paid tribute... [more]

August 21, 2016

Summerhall Festival 2016: A Day of French New Writing

[caption id="attachment_20932" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Best of French New Writing[/caption] Summerhall is pleased to announce that tomorrow, the 22nd of August, for one day only, we... [more]

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... [more]

August 16, 2016

BIGGEST AND BEST LIFE-CHANGING COMPETITION ON THE FRINGE

[caption id="attachment_20881" align="alignleft" width="300"] Tamsyn Challenger in her Hyperbowl - ©Peter Dibdin[/caption] MIND-BENDING, MOOD ENHANCING, INVIGORATING, BEYOND EXCITING. TIRED OF... [more]

August 13, 2016

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

[caption id="attachment_20850" align="alignleft" width="300"] WHITE[/caption] Nothing Ever Happens Here continues this evening with a brilliant set from Glasgow five-piece, WHITE; who were... [more]

August 12, 2016

NEHH Presents...Orkestra Del Sol - Tonight!

[caption id="attachment_20839" align="alignleft" width="300"] Orkestra Del Sol[/caption] We're really pleased to have our friends, Orkestra Del Sol playing in The Dissection Room tonight as part... [more]

August 12, 2016

Summerhall Festival 2016: Fringe First Awards Announced

[caption id="attachment_20823" align="alignleft" width="300"] Fringe First Winners[/caption] Summerhall are delighted to announce that three of our shows at this year's festival have been awarded... [more]

August 10, 2016

Summerhall Festival 2016: A Quick Review Roundup

[caption id="attachment_20791" align="alignleft" width="300"] Summerhall Press Coverage 2016[/caption] The stars have come out and it's only the first week of the Fringe! We've been really happy... [more]

August 5, 2016

Summerhall Festival 2016: That Fringe Friday Feeling

[caption id="attachment_20764" align="alignleft" width="300"] Cheese on Toast, Summerhall style[/caption] It's Fringe time, along with all of our excellent shows and exhibitions, we've welcomed... [more]

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... [more]

August 1, 2016

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

[caption id="attachment_20701" align="alignleft" width="300"] Summerhall sign, one of many[/caption] It’s the first of August, and all through Summerhall, construction, as the sign says, is... [more]

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... [more]

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... [more]