All Day

FIRST DATE ROMANCE FESTIVAL 2024

Summerhall 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Now in its second year, FIRST DATE serves up a dazzling variety of romance books, events discussing genre boundaries, subversive politics, queer joy, and feminist pleasure, *and* an all-day marketplace to find your next (or maybe your first?) romance read.

Summer Courtyard Party

Courtyard 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

You are invited to a summer celebration in our sunny courtyard this June! Summerhall’s very first mini food and drink festival will feature a range of local food vendors and refreshing summer beverages. In the Courtyard Bar, slushies are back on, with both alcoholic and alcohol-free options to choose from. And in collaboration with Alexander

To Be Continued

Red Lecture Theatre

Convenient, tired and vapid, ‘East-meets-West’ is a cliché that has for decades been used to sell the ‘Hong Kong story’ to the world. Yet in the forgotten legend of Harry Odell, Hong Kong’s first impresario, a rediscovery of the city’s soul awaits.

Event Series Mare Music presents…

Arusa & Jeem’s Beach Party

Old Lab 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

We’re raising the roof and the temperature at Summerhall’s inaugural summer disco, with R&B bangers, sun kissed classics and poolside pop transporting you to the beach. Hawaiian shirts, beach inflatables and sunnies at the ready. Strictly school disco vibes – think glitter, glowsticks and refreshing snacks.