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 wines and a new and exclusive beer, Summerhall Pale Ale by Barney’s Beer, our resident craft brewery.

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 autre pareil, vous trouverez une douzaine de galeries, des scènes pour les concerts, une dizaine d'espaces réservés au théâtre.....

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 Pan-signed, Helm, aka Luke Younger – a sound artist and experimental musician based in London. Expect ‘glacial drone meditations, reconfigured gamelan

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 electro opera. In its look, however, Monster Ball also unwittingly formed a bridge between a pub theatre

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 exhibitions opening on December 15 include the V&A’s Transformation & Revelations: From Gormley to Gaga stage design exhibition, Summerhall’s

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’ from Broken Records frontman Jamie Sutherland, who, bereft without his band, used the intimate setting to test new pop friendly material and end with a cover

December 27, 2012

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

As it happens the Mayans appear to have miscounted, but that's not really the point. This site-specific music and theatre event curated by Red Note and directed by Andy Arnold did the December 21, 2012 date proud.

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 personal interest in the arts and education and commitment to helping others participate in the arts. They should also have excellent communication skills, good time management skills and

December 20, 2012

Summerhall Winter Programme now available

The Summerhall Winter Programme is now available. There's an almost bewildering choice of things to see and do from cutting edge visual art exhibitions to never before seen images of Joseph Beuys and Andy Warhol.

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 technology at the hub of Edinburgh's tech scene.

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 Royal Dick Bar.

December 3, 2012

Royal Dick Bar now open

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

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