November 14, 2013

Summerhall & Barney's Beer Festival Programme

This weekend Summerhall hosts its second beer fest of 2013. After the rip-roaring success of the first beer fest in May, it’s back, and bigger, with all and more for the same ticket... [more]

Strictly 18s over. Sundays kids come free.

October 29, 2013

The Beer Festival is back!

It’s back! By popular demand the second Summerhall beer festival. Same price. Same place. This time it is bigger, with more beer, in fact our master brewer and libation curator Barney says there... [more]

October 15, 2013

Summerhall's Creative Director nominated for the hClub100!

The hClub100 in association with Guardian Culture Professionals Network is a national search for the most innovative, interesting and influential people in the British creative and media... [more]

August 24, 2013

Summerhall's Award Winning Fringe

It has been a bumper Fringe for our companies here at Summerhall winning, and gaining nominations for awards across the board. Here's a wee countdown of where we're at so far. HeLa from Adura... [more]

August 23, 2013

Richard Demarco awarded European Citizen’s Medal

Richard Demarco received his European Citizen's Medal on Monday 19th August. A ceremony was held at the European Parliament Office, with Scottish MEP Struan Stevenson, who nominated him,... [more]

August 22, 2013

Education, Colonialism and 'Quad'

Miriam McDowell & Fay ButlerNot only is the building bursting with live and visual arts this festival, but we also have an eclectic programme of talks, panels and workshops to encourage... [more]

August 21, 2013

'Bag' yourself a ticket for the 2013 Fringe sensation: 'L'Après-midi d'un Foehn - Version 1'

Due to popular demand we have now added three extra performances of Company Non Nova's amazing L'Après-midi d'un Foehn - Version 1!This will be the last chance to catch the UK premiere of the... [more]

August 19, 2013

Thoughts on our Children's Programme

By Anu Selva-Thomson,  Head of Education and Children's ProgrammeThis year, Summerhall’s programme for children explores a wide array of themes. From politics, gender, literature and science... [more]

August 17, 2013

Summerhall gains 13 Total Theatre Award nominations

Congratulations to the 13, yes 13, wonderful Summerhall shows that have been nominated for a Total Theatre Award. This represents more than a third of all the shows nominated. The announcement was... [more]

August 14, 2013

Summerhall's Five Star Fringe

It's been a five star festival for us here at Summerhall this year with 12 of our shows so far, being awarded maximum stellar love by journalists and reviewers.Anatomy of The Piano was hailed as... [more]

August 13, 2013

Scottish Poetry Library's Children's Collection at Summerhall

"O Frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!"  Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll  We are delighted to announce that Summerhall’s Children’s Play Room now hosts a fantastic children’s poetry-book... [more]

August 12, 2013

Summerhall theatre programme expands

Week two – the Summerhall theatre programme expands with some of the stand-out shows for 2013 premiering alongside one of 2012’s biggest events.Council of Handmade Crap’s The Portrait Firm... [more]

August 10, 2013

Summerhall show Feral wins Scotsman Fringe First

Week One - Summerhall picks up its first Scotsman Fringe First Award. Tortoise in a Nutshell in co-production with Cumbernauld Theatre received a Fringe First Award for Feral. "This mesmerisingly... [more]

July 19, 2013

Award Winning Shows Return to Summerhall

The Summerhall Festival programme for 2013 includes two award-winning theatrical performances from 2012 that will be making a return to Summerhall this year.The List last year won a Fringe First... [more]

July 17, 2013

HeLa Review: Iron- Oxide

We would like to share this recent first class review of HeLa by Iron - Oxide, the famous science journal, who rarely review theatrical performances. HeLa is 'an all consuming story, intertwining... [more]

June 5, 2013

Breathing Earth - Susumu Shingu's Dream, UK premiere

Breathing Earth - Susumu Shingu's Dream will have its UK premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival on 26th June at 18.00 in Filmhouse 1, 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh. The second screening... [more]

May 29, 2013

Nile Rodgers & Jean Pierre Muller: An Indigo Night in F

Summerhall is very excited to announce that over two nights on the 21st and 22nd June we play host to music legend Nile Rodgers for ‘Indigo Night’, a unique collaboration between Rodgers and... [more]

May 29, 2013

Festival Intro by Rupert Thomson, Artistic Director

We have a very strong programme at Summerhall this year. I’m not just referring to the quality of the art on offer, but also to the astounding breadth of subject matter it tackles.From... [more]

February 1, 2013

The Royal Dick now open everyday from 11am

Summerhall's Royal Dick is open to the public from 11am till 11pm Sunday through Thursday, 11am till 1am Fridays and Saturdays. Food available from noon till 10pm.Behind the bar is a great... [more]

January 7, 2013

Jean-Daniel Magnin writes about Summerhall in Theatre Rond Point Electronic Revue

Et en effet Summerhal est restée une école vétérinaire. Mais pour artistes. La métamorphose s'est achevée cet été, lors du dernier festival d'Edimbourg : dans les 500 salles que compte ce... [more]

January 1, 2013

Braw Gigs at Summerhall in The List Magazine's 'Top Music, Artists and Events to look out for in 2013'

'Now onboard with the music programming at Summerhall, as well as booking gigs in the usual mix of scuzzy and unusual venues, the Scottish DIY music promoter Braw Gigs begins the year with a... [more]

December 27, 2012

Neil Cooper of The Herald newspaper previews the current Summerhall exhibitions

'When Lady Gaga embarked on the early stages of her Monster Ball tour in 2009, it marked the provocative pop princess's crossover into the major league, with a spectacular show described by some as... [more]

December 27, 2012

Troy Holmes of The Student Newspaper previews the new Summerhall exhibtions

'This week we were fortunate enough to get a sneak preview of Summerhall’s ten new exhibitions while they were installing the new shows and to meet with the lovely Stephen Thorpe, assistant curator... [more]

December 27, 2012

Tinderbox Fest at Summerhall gets 4/5 stars from The List Magazine

'Set in the cavernous Summerhall, colour coded arrows navigate labyrinthine corridors to four main performance spaces, all filled with divergent discoveries. An old lecture theatre hosted a self... [more]

December 27, 2012

4/5 Star Review in the Herald for 'The End of The World' at Summerhall

An excellent 4/5 star review by Kate Mollison of The Herald newspaper."It was only ever going to be a one-night thing, the end of the world.As it happens the Mayans appear to have... [more]

December 20, 2012

Come and work with us!

JOB: Programme Coordinator (Part-time)Summerhall is seeking a Programme Coordinator to assist with developing and implementing arts and arts education programmes and events.Applicants should... [more]

December 20, 2012

Summerhall Winter Programme now available

Welcome to the Winter 2012 Edition of the Summerhall Programme. There's an almost bewildering choice of things to see and do from cutting edge visual art exhibitions that range from a showcase of the... [more]

December 19, 2012

The TechCube Opening

The TechCube offically opened in Edinburgh on Thursday 13th December 2012. TechCube @ Summerhall is an innovative new space for technology startups in Edinburgh where they can rapidly expand their... [more]

December 6, 2012

Chanel Model Stella Tenant at the Royal Dick Bar, Summerhall

Chanel launched their latest collection at Linlithgow Castle on 4th December. While in Edinburgh, Chanel Model Stella Tenant came to Summerhall for a Chanel photoshoot titled 'Edinburgh's Best... [more]

December 3, 2012

Royal Dick Bar now open

You'll be delighted to know that The Royal Dick at Summerhall is now fully for business. Serving great cocktails, wine and our own specially brewed beer.The Royal Dick is open everyday throughout... [more]