June 2, 2016

Summerhall Festival 2016 - family shows

With our spacious and accessible café, bright courtyard area and Zoom Club events throughout the week, Summerhall is already a destination venue for families across the local area.  As ever, our... [more]

May 27, 2016

Verity Leigh introduces Summerhall's Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Summerhall's 2016 festival programme, a feast of theatre, performance, dance, visual art and music for audiences of all ages, is on sale now via the Edinburgh Fringe box... [more]

May 27, 2016

Summerhall, Edinburgh International Film Festival and Nothing Ever Happens Here Present...

Summerhall and Nothing Ever Happens Here are proud to be collaborating for the first time with the Edinburgh International Film Festival to present ‘Sound & Vision,’ the inaugural two day... [more]

May 25, 2016

Summerhall NEHH Festival 2016

Summerhall’s Nothing Ever Happens Here series is a year-round showcase of diverse and boundary-pushing contemporary music from across the world, and this year it will once again be one of the... [more]

May 24, 2016

Summerhall Made in Scotland 2016

Following the announcement of the Made in Scotland 2016 programme for this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Summerhall is once more pleased to welcome a number of the shows in the strand to our... [more]

May 13, 2016

SUMMERHALL AUTOPSY AWARD 2016

SUMMERHALL AUTOPSY AWARD 2016 Once again, Summerhall is proud to present its annual Autopsy Award to two outstanding and thought-provoking pieces of new performance. Established in 2013 as part of... [more]

May 11, 2016

Summerhall Festival 2016

Summerhall, Edinburgh’s most daring and respected year-round multi-arts venue, is proud to announce its 2016 Festival Programme. Now into its sixth year, and with a reputation for presenting... [more]

May 10, 2016

Summerhall Christmas Market 2016 Stallholder applications now open

We are thrilled to begin welcoming applications for our annual Christmas Market. Please follow the link below and complete the form to submit your note of interest to take part as a... [more]

January 11, 2016

The Royal Dick Bar & Kitchen is now open for drinks

The Royal Dick Bar & Kitchen is now open for drinks, with a full re-launch and opening for the new menu coming very... [more]

November 18, 2015

Fringe 2016: Applications now CLOSED!

Thanks very much for submitting a proposal for Fringe 2016. We are now fully programmed and therefore will not be accepting any more enquiries. Thanks very much for your time, effort and interest... [more]

September 22, 2015

Doors Open Day 2015

Once again this year we are delighted to be taking part in Doors Open Day Weekend! "Formerly The Royal (Dick) Vet School, Summerhall is now a creative hub for the arts. Summerhall is home... [more]

September 4, 2015

South London Gallery Graduate Residency

SOUTH LONDON GALLERY GRADUATE RESIDENCY DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: MON 28 SEP 2015, 11AM The South London Gallery Graduate Residency is an open submission 6-month residency opportunity... [more]

August 30, 2015

Final Fringe Review Roundup (Warning: May Contain Stars)

It may have been the final week of Fringe 2015, but Summerhall shows have remained just as popular with the press, bringing in all of these great reviews: Cinema ★★★★ The List Ndebele... [more]

August 29, 2015

Edinburgh Total Theatre Awards 2015 Recognise Two Summerhall Companies

Two Summerhall companies, Sue MacLaine and Nadia Nadarajah's Can I Start Again Please, and Portraits in Motion by Volker Gerling in association with Aurora Nova, have been recognised in The Total... [more]

August 28, 2015

Final Fringe Firsts Make Fantastic Finale For Summerhall

The Scotsman have announced the final set of Fringe First Award winners and, once again, two Summerhall shows will be heading to the World Famous Spiegeltent in St Andrew's Square to pick up their... [more]

August 26, 2015

Smash It Up Shortlisted for Amnesty International Award

Amnesty International has chosen seven outstanding Edinburgh Festival Fringe productions for the shortlist of its 2015 Freedom of Expression Award. The Award, given annually to an outstanding... [more]

August 21, 2015

A Galaxy of Stars in Summerhall's Second Week

We think that all of our shows are great! Don't just take our word for it though; have a look at the great reviews we've had this week and book your tickets for this weekend. Women’s Hour... [more]

August 21, 2015

Fringe Firsts and Fest Features - It Must Be Friday!

The Friday of the second full week of Fringe 2015 has brought yet more reasons to celebrate at Summerhall, with another two of our shows receiving The Scotsman Fringe First Award. This weeks... [more]

August 20, 2015

The Kids Have Spoken! Voice Thief Wins Primary Times Award

Summerhall's programme has something for everyone this year. Not only have ten of our shows been shortlisted for the Total Theatre Awards, it can now be announced that this year’s Primary Times... [more]

August 20, 2015

Swathe of Summerhall Shows Shortlisted For Total Theatre Awards

Summerhall's 2015 Fringe programme has a whopping ten shows shortlisted for this year's Total Theatre Awards, managing to be represented in every category including the new dance category. Since... [more]

August 17, 2015

Second Weekend Review Roundup

Summerhall is having a fantastic Fringe so far. Over the weekend (15th-16th August) we had 53 pieces of press for Summerhall shows from a variety of publications. Here are some highlights: -... [more]

August 14, 2015

Friday at Summerhall: Fringe Firsts and Front Pages

Friday 14th August is turning out to be a big day for Summerhall, with two shows winning The Scotsman's Fringe First award and another being featured on the front pages of The Scotsman and its... [more]

August 12, 2015

A plethora of reviews for Summerhall shows by Total Theatre

Total Theatre Magazine have written some fantastic reviews about many of the shows in our programme. Click on the quotes to read them in full and don't forget to buy your tickets in advance so as to... [more]

August 10, 2015

New Shows and New Stars

The first full week of Fringe 2015 at Summerhall means the first performances for two of our shows Antiwords and To. Space. We have new stars on the stage and new stars on our near-overflowing... [more]

August 8, 2015

First weekend of the Fringe brings a flood of Reviews for Summerhall Shows

Fringe 2015 is officially only two days old; but the quality on offer at Summerhall has already been recognized by a number of critics, with the first five star reviews being awarded to two shows,... [more]

August 6, 2015

First Fringe Reviews Fantastic Four Stars

The first of the reviews are coming in for the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe and Summerhall shows have started off in fine form with 4* for The Tap Dancing Mermaid and The Voice Thief from The List and... [more]

July 16, 2015

Access Fringe

If you would like to take part, please complete the attached form and return by 17th July. Template Form 2015 Frequently Asked... [more]

June 9, 2015

Recent press coverage for Summerhall's 2015 festival programme

"You could spend the entire three weeks at Summerhall and never be bored for a second." Lyn Gardner, The Guardian - Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015, What to see and where to go Brian Ferguson,... [more]

June 4, 2015

Summerhall, Edinburgh's year round multi–arts venue, is proud to announce its 2015 Festival Programme

Summerhall, Edinburgh’s year round multi–arts venue, is proud to announce its 2015 Festival Programme Tickets on sale at summerhall.co.uk 00.01 Thursday 4 June From climate change,... [more]

June 3, 2015

Nothing Ever Happens Here… at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015!

Nothing Ever Happens Here is the name of Summerhall's year round music programme, which this August takes in a mix of the truly international, the venerable Sun Kil Moon and Sun Ra Arkestra, to the... [more]