As we make our way through the COVID-19 UK lockdown, we’re taking the opportunity to shout about work, news and more from our friends and residents. See below for a sampling of what’s still going on right now…
Barney's Beer (our resident brewery) are offering deliveries straight to your door.
Now available across the UK!
Edinburgh Ice Company
Fruit, Veg, and Cocktail Boxes
Edinburgh Ice Company are now delivering fresh fruit and vegetables across Edinburgh, with the option to donate a box to NHS workers.
Edinburgh Shield Force
Face shield production
Edinburgh Shield Force have taken over some of Summerhall's spaces to produce 3D-printed face shields for frontline services.
Hand Sanitiser production
Pickering's (our onsite gin distillery) are producing hand sanitising spray for frontline services.
Jesus Queen of Heaven
A Space to Bless
This Edinburgh Fringe
We can't perform
But we can still bless.
During this time of change, join Queen Jesus every week for a much needed blessing. Duck into a quiet place. Headphones in. A space to bless.
Army @ The Virtual Fringe
Free online programme for 2020
Produced in collaboration with Summerhall, Army at the Fringe is a highlight of our annual Edinburgh Fringe programme.
They're heading online from 10th-27th August.
Taking Edinburgh Fringe online
Our friends at Edinburgh Fringe's Taiwan Season have announced the programme for their online symposium, taking place 4th-28th August.
Celebration of dance on screen
We're very excited to be working with Screen.dance to present an online celebration of dance on screen!
Join us on 19th-20th June for special screenings, awards, and artist presentations!
Scenes for Survival
National Theatre Digital Shorts
National Theatre Scotland, BBC, and some of Scotland's favourite arts organisations present a new season of digital short works in response to lockdown.
Including our writer-in-residence Jenni Fagan's newest piece, 'Isolation'.
Makar to Makar
Poetry from Scottish talent
We're excited to say that our friend Michael Pedersen has been selected to be a part of Makar to Makar, a celebration of emerging poets and writers in Scotland, presented in collaboration with National Theatre of Scotland!
A Journey of Home (online)
Audio Art Piece
Our friends at Two Destination Language have released 'A Journey of Home (online)', a 20 minute audio piece exploring home, migration, and the nature of travel.
Available until 21st June, it's a perfect addition to your daily walk!
Heads Up streaming online
Kieran Hurley's multi award-winning 'Heads Up' is now available to rent online.
The Guardian called it "superb storytelling theatre" at Summerhall during Fringe '16.
On Friday 22nd May, Anatomy Arts present a collection of chaotic vaudeville cabaret.
Join them for an evening of eclectic entertainment, with live hosts and artist Q&As.
French Film Festival UK
WORLD CINEMA TITLES AVAILABLE ONLINE
Resident, French Film Festival UK are bringing you the best Francophone titles to watch from the comfort of your own home.
Find out more on their blog.
Films on Demand
Cinefile were due to host several screenings at Summerhall during the Spring.
Instead, they have made a number of their titles available on Vimeo on Demand.
Super Awesome World
Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival
The winner of our Fringe 2017 Autopsy Award, Amy Conway's 'Super Awesome World' is now available to stream online!
Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival, the show explores the positive effects of videogames on mental health.
Nightly short stories
Between Mon 4th & Fri 8th May, Magnetic North present a collection of genuine memories from individuals near and far retold as true short stories.
Rosie Kay: Fantasia
Cancelled Edinburgh Fringe show
Due to be part of our Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2020 programme, Rosie Kay's 'Fantasia' will be available to stream online from Fri 8th May.
‘Unleashes joy’ ★★★★ Top 10 Dance 2019, (The Guardian)
Zoom-inspired online theatre
Forced Entertainment present 'End Meeting For All', a brand new online work inspired by video calling.
Forced Entertainment brought 'Tomorrow's Parties' and 'To Move in Time' to our Fringe programmes in 2015 & 2019 respectively.
Fringe show adapted for BBC
Owen Sheers' one man WWII show 'Unicorns, Almost' was performed as part of our 2019 Fringe programme.
Now it's been adapted for radio, and will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on Sunday 10th May.
Available to stream online
Filmed at Summerhall during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017, Bertrand Lesca & Nasi Voutsas' critically-acclaimed 'Palmyra' is now available to watch online.
Pass the Spoon
Online theatre recording
Magnetic North, Red Note Ensemble and Southbank Centre have teamed up to make their 'sort-of-opera' freely available to watch online.
Edinburgh Ice Company
Van Donation for NHS
Resident Edinburgh Ice Company have donated a van to the NHS to help with transport.
5 Soldiers & Key Change
2 previous shows from past Festivals, amongst others, featured in this Guardian article.
The Wax Jungle
Zero-waste candle company The Wax Jungle are providing contact free deliveries in Edinburgh.
They're also providing an extra delivery outlet for Leith-based coffee roasters Williams and Johnson.
Community radio station
Despite the lockdown, independent community radio station EH-FM are continuing to provide a unique mix of musical genres to keep your spirits up.
Edinburgh Science Festival
Elements of #EdSciFest
The Edinburgh Science Festival was due to take place this April. Instead, they've published a huge collection of online resources including live streams, videos, and online workshops.
Red Note Ensemble
Online Scratch Nights
Resident Red Note Ensemble present online scratch nights and concerts.
Resident Nourish Scotland provide blog posts to educate and inform, on topics including food banks and food waste.
Join reps from Extinction Rebellion for an introduction via Zoom this April.
My Left Nut
Fringe 2018 hit My Left Nut has been adapted into a series for BBC.
Summerhall Drinks Lab
Virtual Gin Tasting
Resident Summerhall Drinks Lab, 56 North and the Juniper Festival are hoping to make their world's largest gin tasting a regular online event.
See Daniel Bye's Going Viral - featured in our Festival 2015 programme - on YouTube.
The Skinny Magazine
Online articles and activities
The Skinny Magazine have announced a print hiatus, but they're continuing to publish lockdown-themed features online alongside a weekly email newsletter.
Resident Magnetic North are busy workshopping and developing their next project remotely.
Resident Goose's Quizzes are running nightly Pub Quiz livestreams - get your team together!
Edinburgh Ceilidh Club
Organisers of our regular ceilidh night have been running streamed ceilidhs so you can take part in your own living room.
Youth Theatre Arts Scotland
Resident YTAS are running video conferences for youth theatre professionals and freelancers.