City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh's Hogmanay


Edinburgh's Hogmanay: Torchlight Procession

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As in previous years, the 2018 Torchlight Procession opens the annual Edinburgh's Hogmanay celebrations with around 8,000 torchbearers creating a "river of fire" down the Royal Mile. The previous year saw around 30,000 people come out for the event.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Lights Up the Skies In 2018

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After the explosive opening to 2018 of the fireworks display above Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh's Hogmanay continues with a specially commissioned story writ la

Torchlight Procession Makes A “Braw” Start to Hogmanay Festival

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Edinburgh’s 3-day Hogmanay festivities lit up the Old Town and Holyrood Park last night with the annual torchlight procession.

Following a different route, under new Edinburgh's Hogmanay organisers Underbelly, the opening event of the New Year’s festival saw around 17,000 torchbearers form a river of fire down the Royal Mile, process past Holyrood Palace and the Parliament up to Holyrood Park.

A Chance for the Words of Three Young Writers to Shine in the Sky

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This New Year’s Day marks the beginning of the Year of Young People 2018 and today, Edinburgh’s Hogmanay launches a new competition aimed at aspiring young wr

Underbelly Introduce New Elements to Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Festival 2017/2018

Ed Bartlam and Charlie Wood, directors of Underbelly, unveil the Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2018 programme

On one of the sunniest, hottest day of the summer so far in Edinburgh, it seemed slightly incongruous to attend the media launch today at Mansfield Traquair for Ed

Sold Out Edinburgh's Hogmanay Festival Welcomes In 2017

Unique Events, who have produced Edinburgh’s Hogmanay for 24 years for the City of Edinburgh Council, said early this morning that the event had been a “major

Ticketed Torchlight Procession Opens Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2016/2017

A “river of fire” flanked by lines of shimmering camera phones, many on selfie sticks, marked the start of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay last night.

Multiple Versions of Auld Lang Syne

To get you in the mood for tonight's Hogmanay festivities, wherever you are, here are twenty versions of Auld

Tickets Available For Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party and Torchlight Procession

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Torchlight Procession

Tickets are still available for two of the main events at Edinburgh’s three-day Hogmanay celebration - the Street Party and the

Afore the Bells: Hogmanay at the Queen's Hall

Queen's Hall's traditional Scottish Hogmanay party which includes a ceilidh dance with champagne, whisky, and food.