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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 Fringe programme will include plenty of shows for children and young people that are equally enjoyable for grown-ups. Sure to be as talked-about as
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 office.
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 al fresco live music and film screening events – all in the magical courtyard at Summerhall in the heart of the city. As part of the Films In The City programme
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 essential platforms for live music in Edinburgh during the festival month of August.
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 venue throughout August. A partnership between the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, Creative Scotland, the Federation of Scottish Theatre and the Scottish Music
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 Arches Live at Glasgow’s much-missed multi-arts venue the Arches, the award saw two Arches Live productions restaged the following year on Summerhall stages as part of our
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 diverse work from a host of the world’s most innovative theatremakers, musicians and visual artists, the venue has become the go-to destination of the Edinburgh Festival for
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 stallholder. Applications will be processed from 17th June. More details can be found on our submission form. Summerhall Christmas Market 2016 Application Form
April 12, 2016
We are hiring a Production Co-ordinator!
Summerhall is recruiting within its Technical Team. We are looking for a Production Co-ordinator. Job description below. Immediate start available, interviews will be held next week and we will close the application as soon as the right person has been found. Please apply with CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the job title in the subject
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 soon.
November 18, 2015
Fringe 2016: Applications now CLOSED!
Summerhall has now CLOSED applications from companies and artists for our curated programme for Fringe 2016.
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 to over fifty resident artists and companies, some of whom will be hosting open studio days. We also have a café
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 available to artists completing a postgraduate MA, MFA, PGDip, MRes or equivalent programme of study, from a national institution, collective, or art school in the UK between October 2014
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 Funeral ★★★★ Fest ★★★★ The Public Reviews I’m Not Here Right Now ★★★★ Three Weeks ★★★★ Edinburgh Guide The Voice Thief ★★★★
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 Theatre Awards, which took place Friday 28 August. The two companies won the award in the category for innovation, experimentation and playing with form.
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 much deserved awards. Congratulations to Luke Wright and Sachli Ghjolamalizad for winning these prestigious awards with their shows What I Learned
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 Fringe production with a strong human rights message, has celebrated more than a decade of excellence in theatre in Edinburgh. The winner will be announced at a ceremony
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 ★★★★★ Ed Festival Magazine / Three Weeks Simon Thacker’s Svara-Kanti ★★★★★ Three Weeks ★★★★ The Herald / The
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 deserving recipients are Grid Iron for their show Light Boxes and Theater aan Zee who have brought The Great Downhill Journey of
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 Children’s Choice Award goes to Catherine Wheels’ mysterious promenade production of The Voice Thief which was held in the transformed basement of Summerhall.