Daily Escapes

LockedIn Edinburgh

LockedIn Edinburgh

‘Locked In Edinburgh’ opens at Summerhall, making it the fifth escape game in the city – but this one is unique! It’s the only one themed and built around a real room. Discover for yourself the secrets hidden within the old small animal hospital! Are you ready for us to mess with your mind? We


The Zoom Club: Movers (5-8 years)

Advanced booking only, trial sessions available.
Leap into the thoroughly thrilling world of digital arts through messy play, storytelling, animation, photo and film!
Fridays 1:15 - 3:15pm, Sundays 1-3pm

Wed 18 Dec 2019

World Headquarters & Nat Turner Live

Fleetwood Mac's Rumours: Performed by The Transatlantic Ensemble - Xmas Special

Standing only. Contact venue with additional access requirements.
The outstanding Transatlantic Ensemble, return to Summerhall Edinburgh this Xmas, to perform Fleetwood Mac's iconic Rumours album, live on the evening of Wednesday December 18th.
20:00 - 23:00

Wed 05 Aug 2015   -  Mon 05 Oct 2020

Demarco Foundation 2015 Programme

Demarco European Art Foundation
This year the Foundation presents an overview of Richard Demarco’s archive, focusing on his work with artists, theatre makers and the cultural dialogues he initiated. Exhibitions include: Paul Neagu and Friends Artists include: Paul Neagu, Joseph Beuys, Fred Stiven, Ainslie Yule,Sorin Domitrescu, Arthur Watson, and Ian Hamilton Finlay/Richard Demarco The exhibition coincides with the Henry
11:00 - 18:00

Tue 24 Sep 2019

Markus Stitz - Roads Less Travelled

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.
Follow Edinburgh-based adventurer Markus Stitz on a bikepacking journey on the roads less travelled through Scotland and around the world.. In Roads Less Travelled he will take you on a journey with stunning photography, storytelling and films to fuel your plans for the next adventure on two wheels.
19:00 - 21:00

Fri 15 Nov 2019   -  Sun 17 Nov 2019

Film Access Scotland

Fans Youth Film Festival

This year, FANS Youth Film Festival will take place at Summerhall, Edinburgh in November. The Festival celebrates and showcases the work of young filmmakers across three days of screenings, workshops and talks.

Every Wednesday


Shoe Swing - Lindy Hop classes

All classes paid for on the door
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.
19:00 (Foundation) | 20:00 (Improvers ) | 21:00 (Social)

Fri 23 Oct 2015   -  Thu 31 Dec 2020

Instalodecoración: Transforming The Everyday

Olmo Blanco
Interview Room 11 Gallery and Summerhall have joined together to present an intervention by durational mark-maker Olmo Blanco. His drawings add to what is already there – walls, floors and common objects. Blanco does not mask but honours what has gone before, exploring transformation and the evolving functions of early 20th century buildings such as Summerhall. This is a permanent artwork outside the ground floor lift.

Fri 01 Nov 2019

She Drew The Gun

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue
She Drew The Gun make impassioned, hypnotic and darkly ornate psych-pop built around the lyrically evocative songwriting of singer-guitarist Louisa Roach. 
19:30 - 23:00

Fri 29 Nov 2019

World Headquarters & Nat Turner Live

100% Soul with Voices of Virtue Gospel Choir (live)

Standing only. Contact venue with additional access requirements
The outstanding Voices of Virtue Gospel Choir perform an exhilarating Live Soul Revue, featuring all your favourite classic Motown & Soul hits of the 60s & 70s.
19:00 - 22:00

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 to Friends Of The Library.

Wed 02 Aug 2017   -  Thu 26 Jan 2034


Jane Frere
Responding to public demand, Jane Frere created her own protest blackboard in her Highland studio, drawing on darker issues from the blitzing of Gaza in 2014 and the Scottish referendum, to messages smuggled from jailed human rights activists in Bahrain. The artist’s latest response reflects the world’s rude awakening to the rise of altRight, anti-immigrant bigotry, BREXIT and TRUMP.


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!

Sun 25 Aug 2019

Cate Le Bon

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.
Cate Le Bon comes to Edinburgh's Summerhall this August, as part of Summerhall's Festival programme. She brings songs from her latest record, Reward.
19:00 - 22:00

Sun 01 Dec 2019

Aldous Harding

Standing only
An artist of rare calibre, Aldous Harding does more than sing; she conjures a singular intensity. Coming to Summerhall, Edinburgh December 2019.
19:30 - 22:30

Mon 14 Oct 2019

Local Natives

Standing Only. 27 stairs to venue
Local Natives come to Edinburgh's Summerhall on their 2019 tour, in support of their fourth full-length record, Violet Street.
19:30 - 23:00

Fri 13 Sep 2019

Anatomy Arts

Anatomy #21: SLANDER

Radio static. The feedback of megaphones. The street preacher dusts off their A-board. The opposition approaches the podium. Proclamations echo across the land! Richard and Judy are Russian sleeper agents, their dressing rooms stocked concealed, but readily accessible, novichock. Jamie Oliver licks the sludge out of broken dishwashers when no-one is watching. The deep-fake of
20:00 - 23:00