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 inventive show... [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 award as well as a... [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 genetic identity,... [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 is on Sunday 30th at... [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 Belgian artist, Jean... [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 ritualistic horror and... [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 selection of spirits and... [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 centre d'art à nul... [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 performance from the... [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 the first ever pop... [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 and painter. The... [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 pegged 'acquired set'... [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 miscounted, but that's not... [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 have a strong... [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 craft of British... [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 business and... [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 Places' and chose our... [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 December from 11am... [more]

December 3, 2012

Summerhall wins the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland award for visual art

Summerhall has triumphed at the 2012 Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards with Robert McDowell  accepting the Visual Art Award at a ceremony at Prestonfield House on Thursday... [more]

November 28, 2012

Summerhall's Online Box Office is now open!

Summerhall is happy to announce that tickets for certain events can now be purchased online through our event's pages. The events on sale now through the Summerhall Box Office are: Canongate Series Talks: Alasdair... [more]

November 27, 2012

David Michalek's 'Figure Studies' exhibition in Paris.

Following the critically acclaimed world premier of David Michalek's 'Figure Studies' at Summerhall in August 2012. 'Figure Studies' is currently being exhibited at the  'Le Laboratoire' in Paris and is garnering... [more]

November 22, 2012

Tickets On Sale For Edinburgh Women's Aid Benefit Event 6th December at Summerhall

Celebrating Edinburgh Women’s Aid achievements over the last 40 years. A unique one off gathering of artists, writers and performers, including Kate Fox satirical poet from Saturday Live BBC Radio 4, UrBanter: Anita... [more]

November 17, 2012

Limited disabled access this weekend

Please note. Summerhall currently does not have any disabled access to the first floor and above due to the lifts being out of action. This will affect the W3L wrestling this evening and access to the Ou Ou Ou, PhG and... [more]

November 15, 2012

Alex Salmond visits Tech Cube

First Minister Alex Salmond visited the TechCube at Summerhall to launch a new prize fund. The fund, which can be up to £50,000, is to be awarded to young entrepreneurs in a bid to launch or accelerate their business.... [more]

November 14, 2012

A night of live music, dance and entrancing stories at Summerhall

Summerhall and The Badwills present Mediterraneo: a night of live music, dance, and entrancing stories woven in through the rhythms of tarantella and flamenco. With 15 musicians taking the stage, dance workshops and... [more]

November 13, 2012

Anatomy returns to Summerhall on 14th December

Edinburgh’s night of cutting edge art returns to Summerhall with another line-up of performance in all its wonderful and myriad forms. A contemporary take on the music hall variety show, ANATOMY is a platform for... [more]

November 13, 2012

Catalan Film Festival

CinemaAttic, in collaboration with Scotland's Catalan Centre presents its first focus season on Catalan cinema to see light in Scotland, 29th November till 17th December. Representing a period of special prosperity for... [more]

October 31, 2012

Edinburgh Artist wins worldwide art competition

Edinburgh based-artist Stephen Thorpe, one of the resident artists at Summerhall, has beaten off competition from 3,500 other artists world-wide to win a prestigious competition held by Saatchi Online (the website... [more]

October 27, 2012

Vote For Summerhall

Summerhall has been nominated for the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards. Please vote for Summerhall:... [more]

October 23, 2012

Noize Gig (Free Entry): Heather Leigh, Kommissar Hjuler + Frau with Violet Storm

Seminal Noize artists Heather Leigh, Kommissar Hjuler + Frau with special guest Violet Storm play a free gig in the Summerhall Church Gallery. 10th November, 8pm till... [more]