Never Mind the Noise / Haley McGee Venue: Red Lecture Theatre Category: Feature Theatre Age Suitability: 18+ Time: 16.15 (60 mins) Blending storytelling, live art and improvisation, this show is a big romantic gesture.
Haley McGee : I’m Doing This for You
Location: Summerhall, Old lab Times: 20:55pm Dates: 11th – 14th Dood Paard, Big in Belgium, Richard Jordan, Theatre Royal Plymouth MacBeth and Kurt Cobain and Lady Macbeth and Courtney Love inspire a pitch-black comedy about unbridled ambition, hunger for power …
Gillis Biesheuvel Manja Topper : Macbain
One Hundred Homes Big in Belgium, Richard Jordan, Theatre Royal Plymouth Venue: The Old Generator, Summerhall Age Suitability: 14+ Time: 14.05, 16.05 (50 mins) Join Yinka in her new Edinburgh home, a small wooden cabin specially built in Summerhall’s Courtyard, …
Yinka Kuitenbrouwer : One Hundred Homes
Théâtre de L’Ancre Venue: Old Lab, Summerhall Age Suitability: 14+ Time: 17.25 (75 mins) Jean-Marc Mahy entered prison at the age of seventeen. He spent nearly 20 years detained, three of them in solitary confinement. On stage with performer Stephane …
Jean-Marc Mahy (with Philip Crispin) : A Man Standing
Venue: Summerhall Roundabout Category: Comedy Music Roundabout Theatre Age Suitability: 14+ Time: 19.35 (60 mins) A riotous new musical comedy epic about friendship, inequality and betrayal. Please let Summerhall know if you require wheelchair spaces within Roundabout. We require 24hrs …
Jonny & the Baptists : Eat the Poor
With their friendship and complicity spanning almost two decades, Mauro Paccagnella and Alessandro Bernardeschi meet again to dance together. Summerhall Venue: Demonstration Room Category: Dance & Physical Age Suitability: 14+ Time: 13.30 (55 mins) From 4th to 14th August, Summerhall
Mauro Paccagnella and Alessandro Bernardeschi : Happy Hour
Venue: Summerhall Basement Installation Music Performance Age Suitability: PG Times: 20.15 (60 mins) With live accompaniment from Glasgow-based noise band Okishima Island Tourist Association, FK Alexander sings along to the recording of the last time Judy Garland ever sang Over …
FK Alexander : Over the Rainbow
A ludicrous and inventive interpretation of the Brontë myth, taking the real and imaginary worlds of the Yorkshire siblings as inspiration. With only a handful of props, two performers deconstruct not only gothic themes of love, madness and revenge, but …
Publick Transport : We Are Bronte
A homecoming in viola, voice, movement, animation and storytelling, Pulse is the story of Mairi Campbell’s quest to heal cultural wounds.
Mairi Campbell : Pulse
Sometimes we need a bit of a jolt to remind us our filmmaking started to present voices seldom heard and faces seldom seen on mainstream media. For decades those missing from TV’s news might just as well have never got …
Tom Duda : Scotland Marches for EUrope / Edinburgh 2016
Summerhall’s 2016 festival programme, a feast of theatre, performance, dance, visual art and music for audiences of all ages, is on sale now via the Edinburgh Fringe box office.
Verity Leigh : Edinburgh Fringe 2016
Literature Summerhall Sessions Visual Arts
Whitney McVeigh in conversation with Alice Thompson to discuss her exhibition Language of Memory and Alice’s new novel The Book Collector. The artist and writer address issues of motherhood and the parallel processes of writing and making. March 8th, 2016 …
Whitney McVeigh and Alice Thompson : In Conversation, International Women’s Day
Summerhall Residents Visual Arts
Lust in the Apple’s curator Paul Robertson in conversation with David Rushton. Rushton was a founder editor of Coventry-based Analytical Art and was subsequently a key member of Art & Language from 1972 to 1975, working on the various Indexes …
David Rushton & Paul Robertson : Analytical Art, Art & Language and Thereafter
Festivals Summerhall Exhibitions Visual Arts
Dennis & Debbie Club, Fiona Anderson, Lewis Den Hertog and Kieran Curran (aka MC TRUE FACTS) explore the utopian and dystopian possibilities of life on planet earth and beyond in the ground floor galleries with group exhibition The Human’s Planet …
Dennis Reinmuller : The Human’s Planet Earth
Summerhall Residents Brightside use their skills in Film, 3D & storytelling & harness new technologies to craft creative, interactive environments that help brands build relationships with their consumers. The immersive environments and interactive experience we create drive brand awareness through …
Susanna Murphy and Cristina Spiteri : Brightside
Based at Summerhall, Nourish Scotland is reconnecting producers, growers, retailers, consumers and all who care for local, sustainable food in Scotland. Nourish works to create a stronger food culture to make healthy, local, seasonal, and organic food available everywhere in …
Elli Kontorravdis : Nourish
Retired engineer John Sumpter has spent the last ten years learning about art. This exhibition for just one weekend in the Memorial Library at Summerhall celebrates John’s 70th birthday as well as his first ten years as an artist.
John Sumpter : 70th Birthday Retrospective
Julian Vaughan introduces Tonegarden Studios, one of the many arts facilities located at Summerhall.