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 a change of mindset... [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 Film Festival aims to... [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 Fu in a fun and... [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 Fu in a fun and... [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 in the experienced... [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 workings of your own heart... [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 is actually going on... [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 sustainability, capture your... [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 sonoporation – a... [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 to make perfect... [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 spiritual abuse and... [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 (1989-1990, MA) and is... [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 be run by... [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 music, dance, workshops,... [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 exercises in a relaxed and... [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, or your granny where... [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 go. As our... [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 years AND for age 6+,... [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, characterisation...) you... [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, characterisation...) you... [more]

Every Monday

Wed 06 Apr 2016

Knitting For All

Kids Knit Easter Workshop @ The Zoom Club (5 - 11 years)

14:00 - 16:00

Using beautiful merino wool, dyed in sumptuous colours, kids will enjoy being creative together as they work with soap and water to create fabulous felted nests. To sit inside their nests children will then indulge in... [more]

Sat 26 Mar 2016 - Sun 10 Apr 2016

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Edinburgh International Science Festival @ Summerhall

  Each year, since 2012, we hand over the keys to Summerhall to Edinburgh International Science Festival, reuniting the old Dick Vet back to its scientific foundations. They turn our multi-arts venue into their... [more]

Tue 01 Dec 2015 - Mon 29 Feb 2016

Cro + Kow Photography

Cro + Kow Photography - Courses & Classes

From December 2015, Cro + Kow Photography will be starting a series of photography workshops and courses at Edinburgh's buzzing arts centre, Summerhall. COURSES AND CLASSES Introduction to Photography Mini-Course... [more]

Fri 25 Sep 2015

City Link Festival

City Link Symposium

Starting at Summerhall 9am (8.30am registration) until 4pm

The City Link Symposium 2015 is a celebration of cities and the people and activity that shape them. We have brought together speakers who in different ways have studied, considered, altered or impacted the urban... [more]

Sun 19 Apr 2015

Mini Maker Faire

10:00 - 17:00

The Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire is back for it's third year at Summerhall, highlighting the diversity of human creativity by bringing together makers from all sorts of unexpected areas under one big roof. There will be... [more]

Under 3's enter for free

Sat 29 Nov 2014

Lau-Land

Lau-Land Fiddle workshop (advanced) with Aidan O'Rourke

14:00-15:30

Lau-Land Fiddle workshop A rare opportunity to learn from Lau’s fiddler and BBC Radio 2 Folk Musician of the Year 2014. Aidan will teach some tunes and focus on tone, phrasing and bowing; the key elements in... [more]

Suitable for Advanced Players

Tue 25 Nov 2014

Beltane Public Engagement Network

FameLab 2015 Edinburgh Heat

19:00 - 21:00

Learn something amazing in just three minutes! How do 3D glasses work? Why do men have nipples? Why is wearing red an advantage in sport? How do cabbages keep warm in winter? These are the types of things you could... [more]

Sun 22 Jun 2014

Polish Cultural Festival Association

Polish Scottish Heritage Festival: Our Shared Heritage

13:00 - 14:00

MUSIC BASED WORKSHOP FOR FAMILIES LED BY KATY CARR Katy Carr will be leading a music based workshop for all ages with specially prepared visuals selected from archive footage exploring and celebrating the rich... [more]

Sun 22 Jun 2014

Polish Cultural Festival Association

Polish Scottish Heritage Festival: Family Workshops

10:00 - 17:00

THE GREAT POLISH MAP OF SCOTLAND AND WOJTEK THE SOLDIER BEAR Take your family on a creative journey discovering our Polish and Scottish heritage. Making costumes to dress a bear and building mountains on a real three... [more]