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 night.

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.

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 excellent reviews: sortir.telerama.fr www.artfetch.com

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 Govan (Stirling Makar) & Paul Mills (current drummer of Hue & Cry), and many more. Full details here.

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.

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. In an economy where businesses are facing difficult times, this is a great opportunity for new

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 live visuals, the event promises to fuel your most remote dancing instincts.  December 1st from 8pm till 1am.

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 performance artists of all disciplines. Beyond scratch, it creates a stage for risk-taking performance and breath-taking theatrics in Edinburgh’s exciting

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 Catalan cinema, the programme of activities includes nine days of films in five venues across Edinburgh. By this we want to clarify that

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 linked to London’s famous Saatchi Gallery). The competition entitled “Places and Spaces” invited artists from all over the world to submit examples of their

October 27, 2012

Vote For Summerhall

Summerhall has been nominated for the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards. Please vote for Summerhall: Vote Now

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 late.

October 23, 2012

David Michalek's 'Figure Studies' exhibiting in Paris

Following the world premier of ‘Figure Studies’ by David Michalek at Summerhall in August 2012. Figure Studies is now being exhibited at Le Laboratoire in Paris till the 6th January 2013. See: www.lelaboratoire.org There is aso a new programme by Le Laboratoire about David Michalek on Summerhall TV. See: www.summerhall.tv

October 9, 2012

New exhibition programme

Our new exhibition programme is now up and running. The galleries open from 11 am to 6 pm each day.

September 20, 2012

Scottish Business and Culture Meeting

First “Scottish Business and Culture Meeting” at Summerhall, Edinburgh on Thursday, 27th September 2012, 9.30am-4.30pm. Doors open 8.30am with coffee. “Seeking Artiscient Growth: through Finance, Engineering and Cross-Cultural Engagement” Following a very successful Arts Festival programme at Summerhall, this is a first “Scottish Business and Culture” meeting to be held at the former Royal (Dick) Veterinary College,

August 18, 2012


August 4, 2012

Summerhall announces Festival Clubs line-up

Festival Club is a late night cabaret in Summerhall’s unique Dissection Room, featuring a mix of international music, performance and spoken word talent (and anything else that takes our fancy). A gathering place for artists and reprobates, phoney intellectuals and wise fools, to make merry and celebrate artistic endeavour in a louche yet lively environment.

16 - 19 August, 2012 August 1, 2012

Edinburgh International Fashion Festival

The Edinburgh International Fashion Festival presents a diverse program that includes catwalk shows, salon shows, exhibitions, talks, screenings, concerts, gala parties and workshops. This overdue addition to Edinburgh’s International Festivals will be a stimulating environment for some of the most respected and creative people from across the industry to share ideas with each other and the

July 2, 2012

Summerhall TV is live!

An Arts channel dedicated to capturing the weird, radical and wonderful. Summerhall are pleased to announce that Summerhall TV, a channel developed by the Local Institute of Local Television, has now gone live. Summerhall.TV provides up-to-date news and commentary on the arts in Scotland together with interviews with artists and authors broadcast on local TV

June 3, 2012

The Project Room - CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

‘The Project Room’ is a small permanent gallery space located in Summerhall which is dedicated to displaying works or installations by emerging artists. The room is a former small laboratory office (rectangular in shape with a high ceiling) and is situated within the PhG (Phenotype Genotype) exhibition of historical avant grade material which is on