Sat 03 Jul 2021

Marking Time: #Tidesong Launch

15:00

Presented by Summerhall and ASCUS Art and Science Experience the sound of the ebb and flow of the tides in harmony with the Earth, the Moon and the Sun in this collective coastal art event,... [more]

Sat 26 Jun 2021

Oscillations: Victoria Evans Artist Talk

13:00 - 14:00

Presented by Summerhall and ASCUS Art and Science Join us to learn about the process of making music from tidal data and how the interplay of sun, moon, land and sea creates the tides. In... [more]

Sat 26 Jun 2021

E-NUMBERS v2.0: Sneha Solanki Artist Talk

14:30 - 15:30

Presented by Summerhall and ASCUS Art and Science Focusing on the emerging changes taking shape in our food landscape, join artist Sneha Solanki for a talk on her E-Numbers V2.0 project, a new... [more]

Sat 26 Jun 2021

We Began as Part of the Body: Beverley Hood Artist Talk

16:00 - 17:00

Presented by Summerhall and ASCUS Art and Science Join us we discover how bodies are imagined, visualised and made audible using bio-medical data. In this recorded conversation event, hear how... [more]

Sat 08 Feb 2020

CRITICAL RESPONSE PROCESS: A PRIMER

14:00 - 17:00

Liz Lerman's Critical Response Process (CRP) is a method for giving and getting feedback on work in progress, designed to leave the maker eager and motivated to get back to work. Join us for a half... [more]

Mon 03 Feb 2020 - Wed 05 Feb 2020

Nasty Puppets

10:00 - 17:00

Company: Gavin Glover PLEASE NOTE: If you'd like to attend the SHARING ONLY, get a ticket at this link. A workshop with leading puppeteer Gavin Glover for all inquisitive theatre practitioners... [more]

Workshop includes physical movement, body contact improvisation and occasional bad language

Fri 31 Jan 2020 - Sat 01 Feb 2020

Metamorphosis: The Animated Body

10:00 - 17:00

Company: Nataly Lebouleux & Kieran Sheehan (Improbable Dolls) Supporting: Art Council England, Home. ALRA. Superbia, Waterside Arts, Creative Industries Trafford A workshop for confident... [more]

Sun 26 Jan 2020

Art in Healthcare

Arts & Health Day

10:00 - 15:30

Art in Healthcare is delighted to invite you to a one-day programme of creative workshops in yoga, singing and printmaking. 10am-11am - Yoga workshopThis will be a session suitable for beginners... [more]

Places cost £45 for the full day (£40 concession). Please book by emailing admin@artinhealthcare.org.uk or phone 0131 555 7638.

Sun 08 Dec 2019

Getting Creative with Air Plants

15:00 - 16:00

Join TeenieTingsTerrariums in a Xmas Workshop with a difference. You will be creating a beautiful glass bauble to keep or to give as an unique gift. You have the opportunity to create something... [more]

Sat 09 Nov 2019

World Theatre Training Institute AKT-ZENT/ITI

ALthattheatre: The Actor’s Self-Creation - Cancelled

12:00 - 18:00

Meeting two teachers in dialogue: Christine Schmalor (GER) and Riccardo Palmieri (IT). A one-day introduction to ALthattheatre. The innovative training concept proposes a specific format to stimulate... [more]

Reserve a ticket by filling in the contact form at the book tickets link (book before 1st November for earlybird price). Please bring comfortable clothes and shoes for the practical work.

Sun 22 Sep 2019

Suffrajitsu - Introductory Class

Sessions: 12:00, 13:30, 15:00, 16:30, 18:00

Taught by Arlene Vincent, black belt in karate and self defense expert formerly of the Summerhall Security Team, you'll be sure to find new pathways to empowerment that work for you. The Kung Fu... [more]

Please wear comfortable clothes. Free entry with KFFF2019 screening ticket stub (subject to availability - to guarantee entry, please purchase a ticket).

Sat 21 Sep 2019

White Crane Scotland - Introductory Martial Arts Class

Sessions: 12:00, 13:30, 15:00, 16:30, 18:00

Any ticket to a screening at the Kung Fu Film Festival grants access to one of the White Crane Scotland – Introductory Martial Arts Classes. Each class will introduce the basic principles of Kung... [more]

Please wear comfortable clothes. Free entry with KFFF2019 screening ticket stub (subject to availability - to guarantee entry, please purchase a ticket).

Sat 21 Sep 2019

White Crane Scotland – Introductory Martial Arts Class

Sessions: 12:00, 13:30, 15:00, 16:30, 18:00

Any ticket to a screening at the Kung Fu Film Festival grants access to one of the White Crane Scotland – Introductory Martial Arts Classes. Each class will introduce the basic principles of Kung... [more]

Please wear comfortable clothes. Free entry with KFFF2019 screening ticket stub (subject to availability - to guarantee entry, please purchase a ticket).

Fri 17 May 2019 - Fri 21 Jun 2019

The Edinburgh Samba School

Dance with the Edinburgh Samba School

19:00 - 20:30

Come alive to the sounds of Brazil with The Edinburgh Samba School. In this 6 week course you will learn a variety of dance styles including Samba, Maracatu, Afoxe and Reggae. Your tuition will be... [more]

Wed 10 Apr 2019

What Makes Your Ticker Tick? | Workshop

14:00 & 18:00

We think heart health is as important as it is fascinating and therefore we invite you to join  us and cardiovascular researchers from the University of Edinburgh in ASCUS Lab to explore the... [more]

Seated workshop. This venue is accessible by 29 steps.

Tue 09 Apr 2019

#nofilter: Urine trouble!

14:00 & 18:00

How does the kidney filter our blood and what is needed for normal kidney function? What role do salts, sugars and other nutrients found on our blood play as they travel through the kidney, and what... [more]

Seated workshop. This venue is accessible by 29 steps.

Mon 08 Apr 2019

Microfibres, Microorganisms and Design | Workshop

14:00 & 18:00

Designer Aurélie Fontan uses microbiology and scientific imagery to inform her design process, sometimes using living organisms to create textiles. Join the conversation about fashion and... [more]

Seated workshop. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sun 07 Apr 2019

Tentacular Resonances | Workshop

14:00 & 18:00

Artist Louise Mackenzie uses sound and new media to explore our entangled relationship with lively materials. Explore the material relationship between resonance and form through the technique of... [more]

Seated workshop. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 06 Apr 2019

The Science of the Sesh

19:30-21:30

Join us for an evening of delicious drinks, boozy (but responsible) experiments and cocktail history as we explore the Science of the Sesh! Discover what factors and senses affect how we taste, how... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Spiritual Abuse as Coercive Control

14:00 - 16:00

Join Amina MWRC and the Church of Scotland to explore different forms of spiritual abuse and how they relate to the new domestic abuse laws in Scotland. We'll talk about real case study examples of... [more]

Sat 03 Mar 2018

Graham Fagen - Exhibition Tour

15:00-16:00

Graham Fagen gives a tour of his Burns Unbroke exhibition in the Meadows Galleries. Graham Fagen studied at The Glasgow School of Art (1984-1988, BA) and the Kent Institute of Art and Design... [more]

Sat 03 Dec 2016

Aidan O’Rourke – Scottish Fiddle Workshop

11:00 - 12:30

Scottish fiddle repertoire and technique with Lau’s Aidan O’Rourke. For Intermediate to advanced players. All workshops include free ensemble session in Main Hall 4-5... [more]

Sat 29 Oct 2016

Ofrenda: Shrine Making Workshop

11:30 - 13:30

Sign up to build your very own ofrenda/offering shrine. Ofrendas are decorative altars adorned with personal images, sugared skulls, favourite foods and colourful trinkets. The workshop will... [more]

Sat 22 Oct 2016 - Sun 23 Oct 2016

Africa Together

AfriFest

10am on the 22nd until 01:00 on the 23rd

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. 2 day festival will include live... [more]

Booking in advanced highly recommended

Sat 01 Oct 2016 - Sat 31 Dec 2016

Theatre Sans Accents

Theatre Sans Accents: Learn French or English through Drama!

Theatre Sans Accents: Learn French or English through Drama! (Re-)Discover languages through an interactive and playful method combining traditional language learning techniques to acting... [more]

Sat 17 Sep 2016

Summerhall Yoga

Intuition Workshop

14:00 - 16:45 (17/09)

Intuition – often considered the psychic “sixth sense” has a history of intrigue and controversy. Intuition is the “just knowing” ability demonstrated occasionally by psychics, witches,... [more]

Sat 03 Sep 2016

Simply Hoetsu

Shodo - The Way of The Brush

14:00 - 18:00

This course will explore the Enso. In Zen Practice we learn to become one with the brush- one breath, one stroke, one circle. Everything is encompassed within that one Enso… and then we let it... [more]

Sun 01 May 2016

Pop Up Parents Events

Kids Glow Wild

11am - 1pm (Neon Nippers) and 2pm - 4pm (The Glow Crew)

On Sunday 1st May, let the kids release their inner glow and go wild at this interactive UV party explosion featuring many of Edinburgh's leading children's activity providers. With events for 0-5... [more]

Tue 12 Apr 2016 - Tue 28 Jun 2016

Theatre Sans Accents

Theatre Sans Accents: English (2nd Language) Workshop (Intermediate - Advanced)

19:15 - 21:15

Language Learning Theatre Workshops for adults. Join us for 2 hours of fun and fast language learning outside the classroom! Through various drama exercises (improvisation, physical theatre,... [more]

Every Tuesday

Mon 11 Apr 2016 - Mon 27 Jun 2016

Theatre Sans Accents

Theatre Sans Accents: French Workshop (Beginners - Intermediate)

18:30-20:30

Language Learning Theatre Workshops for adults. Join us for 2 hours of fun and fast language learning outside the classroom! Through various drama exercises (improvisation, physical theatre,... [more]

Every Monday