• Rip it Up - Remixed

    Thu 25 Oct 2018

    Rip it up – Remixed is a night of Scottish pop music from the last 50 years with a twist.

  • Geronimo - film screening

    Sun 28 Oct 2018

    Discover an appetising avant-goût of the 26th edition of the French Film Festival with exclusive screenings in Summerhall, Edinburgh!

  • Modern Studies

    Fri 23 Nov 2018

    Modern Studies are a chamber pop band from Glasgow-via-Yorkshire. Their quietly experimental landscape songs are played on analogue synths, cello, double bass, drums, guitars, a wine-glass orchestra and, at the creaking centre of things, a Victorian pedal harmonium.

  • Massaoke Hogmanay Hootenanny

    Mon 31 Dec 2018

    Summerhall is joining the Hogmanay celebrations in Edinburgh this year with the greatest karaoke night there is – Massaoke! An amazing live band playing all your favourite hits, a huge lyrics screen & a room of people singing their hearts out.


Upcoming Events


Tue 23 Oct 2018

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.
20.00 - 23.00

Thu 25 Oct 2018

Napier University

Rip it Up - Remixed

Standing Only. 27 Stairs to venue
Rip it up - Remixed is a night of Scottish pop music from the last 50 years with a twist. Featuring Barbe Rousse, Gus Harrower & Glass Ships.
19:30-23:00

Fri 26 Oct 2018   -  Sat 10 Nov 2018

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2018

Unreserved seating. 14 steps to space, further 10 to stage. Some sexual references, nudity & violence.
The Edinburgh Short Film Festival: Edinburgh's accessible, friendly and eclectic short film festival, is now in its 8th year! The Festival starts on Friday October 26th, bringing the best in contemporary short form cinema to Scotland's ancient capital. 
19:30-22:30

Sun 28 Oct 2018

French Film Festival UK

Geronimo - Vive le Cinéma

Discover an appetising avant-goût of the 26th edition of the French Film Festival with exclusive screenings in Summerhall, Edinburgh! Book now to see Geronimo
17:00 - 19:00

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.
20.00 - 23.00

Sat 03 Nov 2018

WoodWinters

The Big Tasting

From it’s humble beginnings in 14 years ago, the WoodWinters Big Tasting has become a Scottish vinous institution - bringing you the best of small producer, organic, esoteric, great value, natural, artisan, biodynamic and downright great wines, some never before seen in the UK.
16:00-19:00

Tue 06 Nov 2018

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.
20.00 - 23.00

Thu 08 Nov 2018

Summerhall Cafe

Summerhall Cafe Presents: Sabores

Tickets available from Summerhall Cafe
Summerhall Cafe presents its first ever pop up restaurant 'Sabores' - a night of Spanish flavours and live music. Ticket includes 3 dishes chosen from our authentic range of delicious tapas, a gazpacho taster, Sangria upon arrival and a live performance by Alba Flamenca!
19:30 - 22:00

Sat 10 Nov 2018

Accidental Gold and NEHH in association with Leith Depot

Bang The Drum: A Save Leith Walk Fundraiser feat. Meursault & more

Standing only. 27 stairs up to venue.
Bang The Drum is a big fundraising party to help support Save Leith Walk - a community action group fighting unwanted demolition and development on Leith Walk and its surrounding areas.
19:30 - 01:00

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.
20.00 - 23.00

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.
20.00 - 23.00

Wed 21 Nov 2018

NOISE Opera Presents

Navigate the Blood w/ Admiral Fallow

Unreserved seating. 27 stairs to venue.
A new opera by indie folk-rock band Admiral Fallow and Gareth Williams. The opera is set in the world of whisky and gin manufacturing and will be touring distilleries throughout Scotland from 02 November until 25 November.
19:30-22:00

Fri 23 Nov 2018

Nothing Ever Happens Here

NEHH presents... Modern Studies

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue
Modern Studies are a chamber pop band from Glasgow-via-Yorkshire. Their quietly experimental landscape songs are played on analogue synths, cello, double bass, drums, guitars, a wine-glass orchestra and, at the creaking centre of things, a Victorian pedal harmonium.
20:00-23:00

Sat 24 Nov 2018

Fox and Hound Theatre Company

The Two Character Play by Tennessee Williams

Unreserved seating. 14-24 steps to venue.
Tennessee Williams described the play as: ‘The most beautiful play since Streetcar, the very heart of my life’. He is a beautiful writer who captures the chaos of the heart and mind in a very real way, even in this experimental piece, at its’ heart is the struggle for clarity through trauma and mental health issues.
19:30 - 21:20

Sun 25 Nov 2018

French Film Festival UK

Short Cuts - Vive le Cinéma

The ranks of celebrated directors who started their careers by making short films is legion from Agnès Varda to François Truffaut. This programme embraces film-makers who relish working in the format and some of them will be in attendance to presents their works.
17:00 - 19:00

Tue 27 Nov 2018

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.
20.00 - 23.00

Tue 04 Dec 2018

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.
20.00 - 23.00

Sun 09 Dec 2018

Summerhall Christmas Market 2018

Admission on the door
For more information on all stallholders taking part this year, please click here. This year Summerhall’s Christmas Market will be packed full of local businesses selling unique gift ideas whilst our food vendors serve up delicious food and drink in our Courtyard. Alongside our stallholders we’ll have music, activities and workshops to get you in
11:00-17:00

Sun 09 Dec 2018

Garlands Florist

Festive Wreath Workshop - Summerhall Christmas Market 2018

27 stairs to venue (please contact Summerhall with additional access requirements)
Summerhall's Christmas Market are teaming up with Garlands Florist following last years sell out event to host a Festive Wreath Workshop. Set in one of our most unique spaces, Garlands will expertly guide you through designing and creating your own unique traditional wreath. 
2 sessions (12:00, 14:30)

Mon 10 Dec 2018

Nothing Ever Happens Here

NEHH presents... Julia Holter

Standing only. 27 stairs to venue
Julia Holter returns to Summerhall in celebration of her upcoming record Aviary. Aviary is an epic journey through what Julia Holter describes as “the cacophony of the mind in a melting world.”
20:00-23:00

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Due to high volumes of demand, websales may not be available at time of day release.
Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.
20.00 - 23.00

Sat 15 Dec 2018

Lost Map

KID CANAVERAL'S CHRISTMAS BAUBLES IX

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue
Live music + DJs, across multiple rooms, with your hosts Kid Canaveral, from 2pm until 1am.  First act confirmed, London DIY punks, Big Joanie.
14:00 - 01:00

Sun 16 Dec 2018

French Film Festival UK

Yellowbird - Vive le Cinéma

Discover an appetising avant-goût of the 26th edition of the French Film Festival  with exclusive screenings in Summerhall, Edinburgh! Book now to see  Yellowbird as a pre-Christmas treat for all the family!
15:00 - 17:00

Wed 19 Dec 2018

Summerhall Singers

Summerhall Singers 5th Anniversary Concert

Join the Summerhall Singers community choir at their annual winter concert to celebrate their 5th anniversary! Expect an eclectic mix of songs, old and new, and some Christmas Carols thrown into the mix. Suitable for all the family, and musical tastes, this will be a wonderful hour of song and merriment. The Summerhall Singers was
19:30 - 20:30

Thu 20 Dec 2018

World Headquarters & Nat Turner Live

Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours': Performed by the Transatlantic Ensemble - Xmas Special

This event may include the use of flashing lights. Standing only. 27 stairs up to venue.
Having brought the house down with their Fringe Festival Summerhall show, Westhouse Collective's outstanding 'Transatlantic Ensemble' return by popular demand, for a Xmas special to perform Fleetwood Mac's iconic 'Rumours' album in it’s entirety.
Doors 8pm, band onstage 8:45pm

Mon 31 Dec 2018

Summerhall Presents

Massaoke Hogmanay Hootenanny

Standing only. 27 stairs to venue
Summerhall is joining the Hogmanay celebrations in Edinburgh this year with the greatest karaoke night there is – Massaoke.
21:00-03:00

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Nothing Ever Happens Here

NEHH presents... The Wave Pictures

Standing Only. 27 Stairs to venue
The Wave Pictures come to Edinburgh in celebration of their promised second album of the year, Look Inside Your Heart - a warm, joyous record celebrating friendship, happiness and drunken party times.
20:00-23:00

Sat 02 Feb 2019

Synergy Concerts

Hookworms

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue
Five-piece psychedelic/noise rock band Hookworms come to Summerhall this February. Following on from the release of their critically acclaimed new album, Microshift at the beginning of 2018, Hookworms have announced its follow-up with the Microshift Remixes EP, set for release on November 23rd.
19:00-22:00

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Synergy Concerts

Bill Ryder-Jones

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue
Multi-instrumentalist, producer, string-arranger and composer Bill Ryder-Jones has had a career spanning 15 years, a rarity in a world that so often looks to the new.
19:30-23:00

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Synergy Concerts

Start to End perform Jeff Buckley - Grace

Standing only. 27 stairs up to venue
Some of Scotland’s leading young musicians perform their favourite albums in full from Start to End. Featuring Sam West on vocals and members of Admiral Fallow, Roddy Hart & the Lonesome Fire, Fat-Suit and Pronto Mama.
19:30-23:00

Sun 10 Mar 2019

Scottish Ensemble

Continental Drift

Unreserved seating.
Keyvan Chemirani, Bijan Chemirani and Sokratis Sinopoulos are exceptional musicians: intuitive, agile, inventive. Together, they'll join Scottish Ensemble musicians to explore the connections between the music of Baroque Europe and the Eastern musical traditions of the same era; the results are astonishing, shedding new light on history, music and our perceptions of both.
15:30-17:30

Thu 21 Mar 2019

Synergy Concerts

Lee 'Scratch' Perry

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue
Regarded with awe throughout the music world, Lee “Scratch” Perry holds status as one of the most enduring and original reggae producers and artists of all time.
19:30-23:00