Every Wednesday


Shoe Swing - Lindy Hop classes

19:00 (Foundation) | 20:00 (Improvers ) | 21:00 (Social)

Have you always wanted to learn to dance like it's 1939? Edinbop is a non-profit swing dancing organisation which offers classes, workshops and social dancing opportunities in Edinburgh. Wednesday Nights at the... [more]

All classes paid for on the door

Fri 31 Jan 2020

The Ninth Wave + Savage Mansion + Heir of the Cursed

19:30 - 22:30

The Ninth Wave, Savage Mansion & Heir of the Cursed come to Summerhall this January. The Ninth Wave are a four-piece band whose music is majestic dark post-punk laced with stealth pop hooks and a... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Tue 31 Dec 2019

Magic Nostalgic: Hogmanay Party

21:30 - 03:00

A cult favourite since its inception in 2009, your Hogmanay is at the mercy of the Wheel! At Magic Nostalgic, every half an hour someone (and it could be you) is invited up on stage to spin a wheel. Wherever it lands... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sun 18 Sep 2016 - Thu 31 Dec 2020

SCDA National Script Library

Scottish Community Drama Association

The library contains over 25,000 one-act and full-length play scripts – Classic Theatre, Modern Drama, Pantomime, Musicals, Youth Theatre, Out-of-Prints and Unpublished work -all available for loan to SCDA members and... [more]

Fri 29 Nov 2019 - Sun 08 Mar 2020

Some of Summerhall: A Survey in Drawings

Will Knight
11:00-18:00 (Wednesday-Sunday)

Artist Talk: 14 December 2019, 14:00. RSVP at this link Launch night: 28 November 2019, 18:00-20:30. RSVP at this link. Glasgow-based artist Will Knight (b.1988) studied at the Glasgow School of Art, where he... [more]

Fri 24 Jan 2020 - Sun 15 Mar 2020

Mount Strange and the Temple of Fame

Victoria Clare Bernie, Maria Gimeno, Mina Heydari-Waite, Alix Villanueva
11:00-18:00 (Wednesday-Sunday)

Curated by Wendy Law In this curated exhibition, four major female artists investigate and uncover managed histories, strange landscapes and the power of myth-making and folklore. The artists research, re-claim,... [more]

Sat 16 Nov 2019 - Sun 22 Dec 2019


Marlon Wobst
11:00-18:00 (Wednesday-Sunday)

Berlin-based artist Marlon Wobst brings FRIENDS - his first exhibition in the UK - to Edinburgh. At Summerhall he presents new work: felt tapestries which hold an anarchic play between their rich colour and liberal... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Shadow Bird

14:45, 15:45

Company: Mary & David Grieve Supporting: Puppet Animation Scotland, Creative Scotland, Swallow the Sea Caravan Theatre Rod and shadow puppetry, immersive light-projections and music, telling a melancholic... [more]

Scenes of alcohol consumption. Performance takes place in low lighting and uses blackouts

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Obvious Unrest

16:30 - 17:10

Company: Faux Theatre Collective Supporting: Creative Scotland A high impact low-tech exploration of the force and grip of intense mood. Text free visual theatre with live music which explores the effects of... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Finger Fatale

16:45, 17:45

A burlesque-inspired ‘hand-tease’, celebrating the fluidity, versatility and down-right sexy movement that a hand can perform. A short form piece of hand puppetry which cheekily celebrates one person’s awakening... [more]

Performance includes sexual references throughout.

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Twa Pirate Quines

14:30 - 14:50 & 15:30 - 15:50

Company: Fiona Oliver Larkin Support: Puppet Animation Scotland, Creative Scotland, Swallow the Sea Caravan Theatre "My great grandma was a pirate." "No, really she was. I found this old trunk, see, in the... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Pearly Oyster Productions: A Retrospective


From potato prints to dancing clarinet reeds, the drawings of Eduardo Paolozzi to Queen Boudica, Roger Ballen's photographs to the everyday challenges faced by one random person - a weird and wonderful programme of... [more]

Thu 30 Jan 2020


19:30 - 23:00

Liverpool’s Michael Head brings his band The Red Elastic Band to Edinburgh in 2020. Making his name as a member of The Pale Fountains alongside Chris “Biffa” McCaffrey, Head has built a cult following of loyal... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Fri 31 Jan 2020

Cirqulation: Other Worlds

21:30 - 22:30

Company: Delighters Supporting: Cascade Juggling Cirqulation is Scotland's ongoing circus cabaret night, showcasing new acts by established and emerging artists. Featuring Scottish and international guest... [more]

Fri 31 Jan 2020

Rough Mix

18:00 - 19:20

Company: Magnetic North Supporting: Creative Scotland, Jerwood Arts, British Council, Québec Ministère de la Culture et des Communications. Take five experienced artists bursting with ideas, mix with six... [more]

Fri 16 Jun 2017 - Sat 17 Jun 2017

Physical Theatre Scotland in association with Fife College

Back In My Day....

3pm & 7pm

In a care home for the elderly, memories distort. The stories of the past mingle with an imagined future, the side effects of medication manipulates reality, whilst daydreams, nightmares and TV images add to the... [more]

Sexual references and adult humour


Goose's Quizzes

The Royal Dick Pub Quiz


Goose's Quizzes present a brand new weekly quiz, right here in the heart of Summerhall, The Royal Dick Bar! Entry is free, with teams of up to 7 people - get yours together (think up a good team name!) and come down... [more]

First Sunday of the month

Summerhall Sunday Sesh

11:00 - 18:00

Sunday can often feel like the weekend's over before it even started - but The Royal Dick and their neighbours Pickering's Gin and Barney's Beer are here to save you from your Sunday Blues. On the first Sunday of... [more]

Accompanied children allowed until 8pm

Mon 17 Feb 2020

Black Midi

19:00 - 22:00

London's Black Midi make an otherworldly noise that spans wonky post-punk, funk and math rock, leaving no gap unfilled or un-weird. Their exceptional debut album Schlagenheim was nominated for the Mercury Prize and they... [more]


Sat 29 Feb 2020

The Big Moon

19:00 - 22:00

The Big Moon is a London four-piece band formed in 2014 by Juliette Jackson. Their debut album, Love in the 4th Dimension, was released on 6 April 2017, containing a number of singles previously released... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.