Fri 28 Jun 2019

Anatomy Arts

Anatomy #20: Mollycoddler

Unreserved seating. BSL interpreted performance.
ANATOMY is a quarterly live art cabaret based in Edinburgh’s Summerhall, featuring astonishing work in dance, performance art, burlesque, clownery, music, physical theatre and more.
20:00 - 23:00

Starting 17th May (Fridays)

The Edinburgh Samba School

Dance with the Edinburgh Samba School

In this 6 week course from The Edinburgh Samba School, you will learn a variety of dance styles including Samba, Maracatu, Afoxe and Reggae.
19:00 - 20:30

Fri 22 Mar 2019   -  Sat 23 Mar 2019

Zinnia Oberski

Dreams of the Small Gods

Contains nudity
Dreams of the Small Gods is a new circus theatre show devised by Zinnia Oberski and directed by Ellie Dubois. Inspired by folk mythology and how it can be relevant in today's culture, Dreams of the Small Gods blends aerial circus, masked ritual and performance art.
19:00-19:45 (Fri + Sat) / 13:30-14:15 (Sat)

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Summerhall Presents

Summerhall Scratch Night

Unreserved seating. 4-10 stairs to seating.
Join us for an evening of fresh new work across all genres.  Summerhall Scratch brings together a group of exciting artists who’ve been working on ideas that they are now ready to share with an audience for the first time.  Be in at the beginning!  
19:30-21:20 (including interval)

Sat 13 Oct 2018   -  Sun 14 Oct 2018

Ellie Dubois

No Show

No Show joyously and heartbreakingly reveals what lies hidden beneath the showmanship. There will be desperate attempts and heroic failures, glorious achievements and bruised bodies and egos as the performers push themselves to their physical and mental limit.
19:30 - 20:30 (Sat 13th) & 14:00 - 15:00 (Sun 14th)

Sat 22 Oct 2016   -  Sun 23 Oct 2016

Africa Together

AfriFest

Booking in advanced highly recommended
A vibrant, exuberant celebration of African Arts and Culture, and the unique input black performers have made to the artistic and cultural landscape of Scotland.
10am on the 22nd until 01:00 on the 23rd

Fri 12 Jun 2015   -  Sat 13 Jun 2015

Physical Theatre Scotland

MOMENTO MORI

Momento Mori A series of vignettes from a long, long life… The annual showcase of work created by performers from the Diploma in Physical Theatre Practice at Summerhall. Memory and the objects that remain behind us have been our inspirations. We use live music and song, physical expression, some maskwork, clown and cardboardboxes to share
14:00-15:00 & 19:00-20:00

Mon 25 May 2015

Sara Wagner

SALSA for ICS Charity

Come along with your friends for a Latin afternoon and dance some salsa! All money raised from the tickets will be donated to Challenges Worldwide International Citizen Service (ICS), which brings young people together to fight poverty and make a difference where it is needed most. This will allow them to continue to bring about
15:00-16:00

Sat 09 May 2015   -  Sun 10 May 2015

Colette Sadler / Stammer Productions

Geist

The performance takes place in an installative environment, and is played out by five dancers, moving amongst towering, monolithic structures of light and images, inspired by iconic and devotional paintings found in churches.
19:30pm-20:30pm

Sat 04 Apr 2015

Edinburgh Science Festival

Reindeer Safari

Experience the city as a reindeer. Hear about the reindeer’s way of life from Timo Jokitalo, Eeva Kemppi, Minja Mertanen and Veera Turunen, members of Other Spaces collective, then walk, quietly and collectively as a herd would, through Edinburgh.
11:00-16:30

Sat 21 Feb 2015

The Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home

Valentine's Ceilidh

We would like for you to share our love by attending our Valentine's Ceilidh on Saturday the 21st of February at Summerhall. Dance the night away to our live ceilidh band (The Cannongate Cadjers), take part in our raffle, enjoy a drink at the bar and soak up the atmosphere of the old Dick Vet.
19:30 - 00:00

Thu 23 Oct 2014   -  Tue 25 Nov 2014

Dance 2

Contemporary dance class

This class is open to complete beginners and those with some experience of any age. The class will be fun, energetic and deliver Contemporary dance that focuses on flow, dynamics and improving all over body fitness!
19:30 - 20:30

Sat 28 Jun 2014

Garvald Edinburgh

Puppy Love Disco

Garvald Edinburgh brings their Love Disco to Summerhall. This unique event sells out every year. Don’t miss out!Inspired by the ideals of Rudolf Steiner and operating in Edinburgh since 1969, Garvald Edinburgh is a local charity offering creative opportunities and support for people with learning disabilities. The charity’s annual love disco is an opportunity for the
19:00 - 23:00

Fri 30 May 2014

VOXedinburgh

V=mc² (BEING HUMAN)

BEING HUMAN is the third V=mc² collaboration, bringing together 3D projection and 2D art, supported with music and dance – each collaboration has been chosen by the audiences. An exhilarating combination of sights and sounds explores what being human means for different people – we are supporting people around the world through kiva.org with the
19:00 doors open, 19:30 start - 22:00

Sat 26 Apr 2014   -  Sun 27 Apr 2014

Company of Wolves

Invisible Empire

Invisible Empire takes us on a journey from conformity and alienation to extreme acts of resistance. It is a live interrogation of our conflicting tendencies to conform and to rebel, and explores our astounding ability as human beings to justify our actions by any means necessary. Fusing dynamic movement with haunting polyphonies from Siberia and
19:30- 20:30

Wed 26 Mar 2014   -  Fri 28 Mar 2014

Relief Theatre

Bramble Child

Mild drug references
Presented by Relief, ‘Bramble Child’ is a devised piece of physical theatre about the phooka, a mysterious and mischievous creature from Irish legend. A shape-shifter who transforms between horse, goat, rabbit and even human form, the phooka brings roguish chaos into the lives of those around it. The story, set in modern times, begins when
19:30 - 20:30

Fri 14 Feb 2014   -  Sat 15 Feb 2014

Les Amis d'Onno

Vintage Cabaret

Les Amis d'Onno Equine - Canine are Scotland's own equine-canine stunt team, performing all over Scotland each summer with their large arena shows, in winter touring their Vintage cabaret!
both days 19:30-21:30, matinee on Sat 14:30 - 16:30

Sat 14 Dec 2013

Paper Doll Militia

Paper Doll Militia Presents: RE-GRIP

An evening of aerial performance, a season revisited.
19.00 - 21.00

Sat 07 Dec 2013

Mary Pearson

FAILURE (& other opportunities for non-linear success)

A new solo performance bringing together visual absurdity with contemporary dance, comedy and social commentary. Fashion victim, aspiring pop diva, and chronic underachiever is consumed by delusional fantasies of commercial success.
19.30-20.40

Fri 04 Oct 2013

Stompin at Summerhall

Stompin at Summerhall

Our 'Stompin at the Summerhall' singer tonight is Crawford McInally-Kier, who hails from Glasgow.
20.30 - 00.00

Thu 05 Sep 2013

Stompin at Summerhall

Stompin at Summerhall

Stompin' at Summerhall is proud to present the hot jazz sounds of The Gramophone Jass Band on Thursday the 5th of September. The Gramophone Jass Band are one of Scotland's finest young Traditional Jazz bands - playing both high energy arrangements of traditional songs and their own original material, they are sure to get you dancing! If you have not seen these folks perform before you can remedy that on Thursday.
20.00 - Midnight

Fri 05 Jul 2013

Stompin' at the Summerhall

This new monthly event is keen to create a stronger collaboration between Jazz bands and the Dance community. Nothing beats live music and because swing/traditional jazz styles need to be danced to, we will be hosting the best bands every month for you!
7.30pm

Fri 07 Jun 2013

Stompin' at the Summerhall

his new monthly event is keen to create a stronger collaboration between Jazz bands and the Dance community. Nothing beats live music and because swing/traditional jazz styles need to be danced to, we will be hosting the best bands every month for you!
7.30pm

Fri 03 May 2013

Stompin' at the Summerhall

his new monthly event is keen to create a stronger collaboration between Jazz bands and the Dance community. Nothing beats live music and because swing/traditional jazz styles need to be danced to, we will be hosting the best bands every month for you!
8.30pm