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, social responsibility and current ethical debates about human tissue research and ownership…’ Showing throughout the festival, and you can buy tickets for

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 12.40 in Cineworld. The film is produced by Skyline, Edinburgh and Filmpunkt, Cologne and is Skyline’s fourth collaboration

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 Pierre Muller. The event – featuring spoken word, visual art, and music – is a world premiere, and an important development of the major 7×7 project shown to acclaim during the Summerhall 2012 Festival.

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.

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.