Summerhall

Summerhall

About Summerhall

1 Summerhall , Edinburgh South EH9 1PL
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Summerhall is open to the public all year round and hosts events in all the City’s major festivals. But it’s far more than Edinburgh’s newest and biggest arts venue. Visitors will find theatre and gallery spaces, libraries and small museums, educational and research programmes, studios and workshops.

It’s a new kind of community: a cross cultural village where arts and sciences talk to each other, where high tech rubs shoulders with all the arts including film and television and a craft brewer has revived a three hundred year old tradition of brewing on the site. Our Bar/Café is suitably named The Royal Dick, a nod to our building’s famous veterinary history.

Most importantly Summerhall is a work in progress – as more space is developed more ideas emerge. Here the possibilities are endless, “everyone is an artist”.

During the Edinburgh Festival Summerhall is Fringe Venue 26. Explore, discover and enjoy.

Upcoming Events at Summerhall

My Beating Heart: Featured Open Session

My Beating Heart: Featured Open Session

21st July 2018
Join ASCUS Lab Open Session on 21st July as cardiovascular science PhD researchers will spend the afternoon with us exploring how we experience our own heart beat through live and interactive demos.
Zoom Club: Roving Reporters

Zoom Club: Roving Reporters

5th August 2018 - 10th August 2018
Fling yourself into the Fringe as a Roving Reporter theatre critic and reviewer or leap into Press Photography and see your work published in The List magazine with the Zoom Club!
And So I Watch You From Afar

And So I Watch You From Afar

8th August 2018
Synergy Concerts present Irish instrumental rock band And So I Watch You From Afar at Summerhall on 8th August.
DollyWould

DollyWould

14th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Shit thearte are back at the Edinburgh Fringe this year with their 100% sell-out 2017 show 'DollyWould', about country legend Dolly Parton.
Find - Grow - See - Microbiology Beginners Course

Find - Grow - See - Microbiology Beginners Course

25th September 2018
Experience the world of microorganisms living around us or even on us in this Microbiology Beginners Course at Ascus Lab.
NEHH presents... Mark Kozelek

NEHH presents... Mark Kozelek

14th October 2018
NEHH presents... Mark Kozelek, best known as the vocalist and primary recording artist of the indie folk act Sun Kil Moon, at Summerhall on 14th October.
Beyond the Naked Eye - Microscopy Beginners Course

Beyond the Naked Eye - Microscopy Beginners Course

31st October 2018
Experience new ways of creating striking images by venturing into the unseen world of microscopy in this course with Ascus Art & Science.

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See Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft when it goes on display at the National Museum of Scotland from 17th May.
Edinburgh Rum and Reggae Festival
Take a rum journey around the world, tasting rare and special craft rums from the West Indies, Cuba, South America & the USA at the Edinburgh Rum and Reggae Festival!

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