Every Tuesday

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

20.00 - 23.00

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club bring you Edinburgh's best regular ceilidhs. Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands at Summerhall. The bands have a caller who will teach the... [more]

Book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

The Zoom Club: Makers (8-12 years)

Thurs/Fri 4-6pm, Saturday 1-3pm Sunday 10am - 12noon

Grab a camera and start telling your own story! Think, make, create and disrupt using digital technology alongside more traditional hands-on making in our mega popular animation, photo and film... [more]

Advanced booking only, trial sessions available.

Wednesdays & Sundays

The Zoom Club: Studio (12-16 years)

Wednesdays 4:15 - 6:15pm, Sundays 4:00 - 6:00pm

A digital arts studio designed for young people where makers, animators, photographers and film-buffs join forces to create projects with real-world outcomes. The Zoom Club Studio is Arts Award... [more]

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... [more]

Fridays

The Zoom Club: Movers (5-8 years)

Fridays 1:15 - 3:15pm, Sundays 1-3pm

Leap into the thoroughly thrilling world of digital arts through messy play, storytelling, animation, photo and... [more]

Advanced booking only, trial sessions available.

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2021

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival once again brings some of the world’s best short films to Edinburgh and is your only chance to see one of the UK’s strongest short film programmes. We’re... [more]

Content: some violence, some sexual references

Wed 01 Aug 2018 - Mon 01 Jan 2046

The Demarco European Art Foundation

For over half a century Richard Demarco has been closely involved with the Edinburgh International Festival. As an artist, gallery director, conference organiser and teacher, he has been a potent... [more]

Viewing available by appointment with Richard Demarco's office only

Sat 7th, Sun 8th, Sat 14th November

Edinburgh Short Film Festival Ltd

(POSTPONED) Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2020

18:30 / 21:00

The ESFF again brings the world’s best short film to Edinburgh: your only chance to see one of the UK’s strongest short film programmes!  From Palme D’Or nominees to Sundance winners,... [more]

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED, WITH A NEW DATE TO BE CONFIRMED ASAP.

The Rum Festival Edinburgh 2021

With more than 100 different rums, cocktails, dancing, new and exclusive rums, sampling from Rum brands and our amazing house bands we are the Rum Festival. On arrival you will be greeted by one... [more]

Sherry Week: Sherry & the Mystery of Palo Cortado + Sherry Tasting

Edinburgh Cinema Club and Sherry Wines UK celebrate the start of International Sherry week with a special screening of José Luis López-Linares' 2015 documentary “Sherry & the Mystery of Palo... [more]

Unreserved seating. Audience are asked to take part in a sherry tasting.

Sun 14 Nov 2021

(RESCHEDULED) Grace Petrie

19:30 - 22:30

This event has been rescheduled from 21st April 2020. Grace Petrie’s unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered, have won over an army of... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Grace Petrie

Grace Petrie’s unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered, have won over an army of loyal fans across the alternative, folk, political and comedy... [more]

STANDING ONLY. PLEASE CONTACT VENUE WITH ANY ACCESS REQUIREMENTS. PLEASE NOTE: THIS SHOW HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED (ORIGINAL DATE 21ST APRIL 2020.

The National Whisky Festival

Following popular previous editions in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, NWF will be making its way back to both Edinburgh and Glasgow year. Maintaining the format of previous festivals, these editions will... [more]

STANDING ONLY. PLEASE CONTACT VENUE WITH ANY ACCESS REQUIREMENTS. PLEASE NOTE: THIS SHOW HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM 5TH JUNE 2021.

Push The Boat Out: Edinburgh’s International Poetry Festival

Push the Boat Out is a brand new poetry festival, showcasing fresh, provocative, radical, audacious, and inspiring poetry, hip hop and spoken word, bringing people together to enjoy, experience and... [more]

Idlewild

Idlewild are very excited to announce a special concert the night before their 25th Anniversary hometown show at Edinburgh's Usher Hall. Roddy Woomble, Rod Jones, Colin Newton, Bob Fairfoull will... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

The National Whisky Festival

Following popular previous editions in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, NWF will be making its way back to both Edinburgh and Glasgow year. Maintaining the format of previous festivals, these editions will... [more]

STANDING ONLY. PLEASE CONTACT VENUE WITH ANY ACCESS REQUIREMENTS. PLEASE NOTE: THIS SHOW HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM 5TH JUNE 2021.

Mon 06 Sep 2021

(RESCHEDULED) The Wandering Hearts

19:30 - 23:00

Harmony-laden folk-Americana on Decca... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements. Please note: this show was rescheduled from 15th March 2021. All Tickets remain valid.

(rescheduled) Laura Veirs

Laura Veirs grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she often spent summers camping with her family, which gave her much of her songwriting inspiration. Veirs didn’t seriously listen to music... [more]

STANDING ONLY. PLEASE CONTACT VENUE WITH ANY ACCESS REQUIREMENTS. This show was rescheduled from 13th October 2021.

Sam Amidon

Born in 1981 and raised in Vermont by folk-musician parents, Sam Amidon sings and plays fiddle, banjo, and guitar. With his self-titled seventh album, Amidon returns to the vast reservoir of folk... [more]

STANDING ONLY. PLEASE CONTACT VENUE WITH ANY ACCESS REQUIREMENTS. PLEASE NOTE: THIS SHOW WAS RESCHEDULED FROM 13TH MAY 2021 - ALL TICKETS REMAIN VALID

Sounds in Silence

Taiwan Film Festival Edinburgh present a double bill of silent cinema gems offering an extraordinary glimpse into the everyday lives of Taiwanese people in the early and mid-20th century. Director... [more]

The evening will start with a Welcoming Reception at 6.30pm, doors open at 7pm. Content: non-sexual nudity in one of Den Nan-Guang’s short films

Our Ladies (15)

In 1990s Scotland, a group of Catholic school girls get an opportunity to go into Edinburgh for a choir competition, but they’re more interested in drinking, partying and hooking up than winning.... [more]

Unreserved seating

Skittles, Scran & Stanzas: A Poetry Mile Live Walking Tour

Skittles, Scran & Stanzas with Michael Pedersen, Janette Ayachi, Peter McKay —includes a pub lunch, a drink, three readings, the chance for eternal skittling glory— In honour of the... [more]

Tour begins at Summerhall, finishing at the Sheep Heid Inn (approximately 1.5 miles).

Sat 26 Jun 2021 - Sun 11 Jul 2021

Elemental

10.30am–6pm every half hour

Booking is essential – only one ticket is needed per bubble. Each bubble can include maximum of 8 people. COVID Track and Trace measures will be in place at the venue. Presented by Bright Side... [more]

Our Ladies (15)

In 1990s Scotland, a group of Catholic school girls get an opportunity to go into Edinburgh for a choir competition, but they’re more interested in drinking, partying and hooking up than winning.... [more]

Unreserved seating

Thu 17 Mar 2022

(rescheduled) Sam Amidon

19:30 - 22:30

Born in 1981 and raised in Vermont by folk-musician parents, Sam Amidon sings and plays fiddle, banjo, and guitar. With his self-titled seventh album, Amidon returns to the vast reservoir of folk... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements. Please note: this show was rescheduled from 13th May 2021 - all tickets remain valid.

The Wandering Hearts

Harmony-laden folk-Americana on Decca... [more]

STANDING ONLY. PLEASE CONTACT VENUE WITH ANY ACCESS REQUIREMENTS. PLEASE NOTE: THIS SHOW WAS RESCHEDULED FROM 15TH MARCH 2021. ALL TICKETS REMAIN VALID.

Sat 14 Dec 2019

Jackhammer 18th pt. 2 | with Dave Clarke & Stephen Brown

23:00 - 03:00

Jackhammer celebrate their 18th birthday across Edinburgh, and Summerhall host part 2 - featuring 2 producers and DJs that have influenced techno and everyone at Jackhammer, Dave Clarke and Stephen ... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

James Yorkston

Few artists work from as broad and eclectic a platform as James Yorkston. Growing up in the village of Kingsbarns in Fife, James has been releasing a series of much acclaimed albums on Domino Records... [more]

Unreserved seating. Contact venue with additional access requirements.

Rachel Sermanni

Rachel Sermanni is a Scottish based singer/songwriter that makes the mundane moments mystical: shock-positive pregnancy tests in train-station toilets, coffee machine breakages, cold river swims,... [more]

STANDING ONLY. PLEASE CONTACT VENUE WITH ANY ACCESS REQUIREMENTS.

Fri 03 Dec 2021

Rachel Sermanni

19:00 - 22:00

Rachel Sermanni is a Scottish based singer/songwriter that makes the mundane moments mystical: shock-positive pregnancy tests in train-station toilets, coffee machine breakages, cold river swims,... [more]

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.