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... [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... [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... [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... [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... [more]

Under 3's enter for free

Sat 29 Nov 2014


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


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... [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... [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... [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... [more]

Sun 22 Jun 2014

Polish Cultural Festival Association

Polish Scottish Heritage Festival: Polish Scottish Art Connections

15:00 - 16:00

  ART BASED WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS AGED 7+,LED BY ART HISTORIAN OLA WOJTKIEWICZListen to the story about Bonnie Prince Charlie and his Polish Mum and make reliefs inspired by their portraits from... [more]

Sat 21 Jun 2014 - Sun 22 Jun 2014

Polish Scottish Heritage Festival

Polish Scottish Heritage Festival: Free Drop In Events

10:00 - 17:00

In addition to a range of ticketed events, the Polish Scottish Heritage festival will be hosting a range of free drop in events over the weekend of the 21st-22nd June. This includes: Arts and... [more]

Sat 21 Jun 2014

Polish Cultural Festival Association

Polish Scottish Heritage Festival: The Scots in Poland

11:00 - 12:30

AN ILLUSTRATED TALK BY WRITER AND BROADCASTER Drawing on a lifetime of exploring, writing and broadcasting about Scots, their culture and their journeys across the globe, Billy Kay reflects on the... [more]

Sat 21 Jun 2014

Polish Cultural Festival Association

Polish Scottish Heritage Festival: LOUISE RUTKOWSKI Diary of a lost girl

18:30 - 19:30

Former This Mortal Coil vocalist, Louise Rutkowski performs Diary of a Lost Girl, her first solo album, with co-writer/producer Irvin Duguid. Funded through direct-to-fan platform PledgeMusic, Diary... [more]

Sat 21 Jun 2014 - Sun 22 Jun 2014

Polish Cultural Festival Association

Polish Scottish Heritage Festival: Arts and Crafts Fair & Pop Up Library

10:00 - 17:00

Both Poland and Scotland have a great arts-and-crafts tradition. From paper cut-outs to sophisticated jewellery and amber sculpting; from knitting and lace making to amazing toys… Polish people... [more]

Sun 08 Jun 2014

Society of British Theatre Designers


10:30 - 15:00

What makes a great myth? How do theatre designers and directors bring a story to life in a live performance? How does a great collaborative working relationship start? Titian was allowed... [more]

Thu 29 May 2014

Vamos Scotland (CQTC Group)

II Young European Entrepreneurs Seminar

15:00 - 18:30

As Vamos Scotland (CQTC Group) is concerned about youth unemployment we are pleased to announce and bring to your attention the II YOUNG EUROPEAN ENTREPRENEUR SEMINARS and INTEGRA-UK.II YOUNG... [more]

Thu 03 Apr 2014 - Thu 17 Apr 2014

The Elements World Theatre

Instant Peace Lab Workshop

19.00 - 21.30

INSTANT PEACE LAB provides opportunities to: 1) Discover the power of now as you work creatively with conflict as a pathway to peace; 2) Explore creative ways to dissolve a conflict before it starts... [more]

£25.00/£15.00 - Workshop series prices (for all three dates)

Fri 28 Mar 2014



19:00 - 22:00

V=mc² forms three explorations of energy. This second event experiences the magic of Text and Textiles coming together. "A New Breed: Perspectives on text and subtext through the medium of... [more]

Thu 13 Mar 2014

JH Social Media

WordPress Workshop

13:00 - 17:00

Small businesses setting up their first website or even just wanting to update and improve that clunky ‘brochure’ site they bought years ago should take a look at WordPress. WordPress provides... [more]

Wed 05 Mar 2014

Emma Snellgrove

I'm Me: Creative Movement Workshop

16:00 - 17:00

Sara Sheridan's children’s picture book ‘I’m Me’ is popular with the Under 6s. The story of Imogen and her wayward Auntie ties in with the National Curriculum’s syllabus on Personal... [more]

All classes are drop-in sessions. Tickets can be purchased on the day in the Yellow Room.

Tue 04 Mar 2014

Song of the Goat Theatre

'Finding Your Voice' - A Masterclass with Gregorz Bral, Director of Song of the Goat Theatre

18:00 - 20:00

Led by the artistic director of Teatr Piesn Kozla (Song of the Goat Theatre), Grzegorz Bral, this masterclass is a rare chance to be given an inspirational and intimate introduction to the work of... [more]

Tue 25 Feb 2014 - Tue 25 Mar 2014

The Elements World Theatre

Performing Arts As Meditation Workshop

19:00 - 21:30

PERFORMING ARTS AS MEDITATION is a fun, challenging way to develop creativity from the inside out with eyes open and closed. The workshop series offers opportunities to: 1) Experience a relaxed,... [more]

Workshop Series: £45 (£27)

Wed 12 Feb 2014 - Wed 26 Mar 2014

Dennis J Reinmuller

Life Drawing Class with Dennis J. Reinmüller

18.00 - 20.00

Summerhall is pleased to announce previous exhibiting artist Dennis J. Reinmüller will be returning with a weekly LIFE DRAWING class with help from his friend DJ Mik-Dub a.k.a. DJ Maven from the... [more]

Materials included, bar sketchbooks

Wed 05 Feb 2014 - Fri 07 Feb 2014

Puppets, Performers & Direction

10:00 - 17:00

Participants of this workshop will explore different creative devising and directing techniques. Working from a situation, an emotion, a character or prop or a combination of some or all of these... [more]

Sun 02 Feb 2014 - Tue 04 Feb 2014

The Power Of The Puppet

10:00 - 17:00

Participants will be guided to explore the potential of puppetry to create powerful and unique theatrical languages. There will be a strong emphasis on the role of the puppeteer as a performing... [more]

Mon 09 Dec 2013 - Fri 13 Dec 2013


10:00 - 18:00

  ‘FAILURE lab’ is a weeklong performance workshop laboratory culminating in a public performance as part of the 'Anatomy' series. It is open to performance makers and visual artists... [more]

Tue 26 Nov 2013

Black Sun Drum Korps

Invokation of Lady MacBeth - Workshop

19.00 - 22.15

Sex, Magick, and Blood. Drum Major Russell MacEwan offers two participatory workshops in cut-up technique and industrial percussion ahead of 'Invokation of Lady Macbeth' at Summerhall. Cut-Up... [more]

Tue 05 Nov 2013

Betti Combo in conjunction with BE Festival

Object Manipulation Workshop

15.00 - 17.00

Join an international company for a two hour workshop, and learn the techniques behind their awardwinning work. You will explore visual and physical approaches to creating performance, and... [more]

Sat 19 Oct 2013

Writing for Live Performance from an Existing Source

14.00 - 18.00

Note: select a date and choose the 'Workshop' ticket priced at £15. ****NO MORE WORKSHOP SPACES AVAILABLE**** Pamela Carter and Stewart Laing have been working together on original theatre... [more]

Tue 08 Oct 2013


Moving Minds - Community Led Dialogue

10:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:00

  Community led dialogue, part of Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival. Gypsy/Travellers will lead interactive awareness-raising workshops - an attempt to dispel myths, promote... [more]

To book please call 07906 365 883 or e-mail