City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh's Hogmanay

New Year Games

Borrowing from the traditional Orkney Ba' on New Year's Day, various venues in Edinburgh's Old Town will see two teams of Uppies and Doonies compete in four sets of

Scottish Fiddle Orchestra Hogmanay Celebration

A spectacular night of music song and dance to get you in the mood for Hogmanay.

Save On Christmas Train Tickets With Early Booking

Waverley Train arrives

If you intend to travel by train over Christmas or Hogmanay now is a good time to start thinking about your

The New Year Sprint

The New Year Sprint is an open 110m race, with a handicap starting system, that has taken place around New Year's Day annually since 1870. Professional and amateur sprinters compete in this the 143rd meeting, for a £4000 first prize.

Primal Scream To Headline Edinburgh's Hogmanay

Screamadelica - 20th anniversary year

Scottish indie rockers Primal Scream will headline this year's Hogmanay Concert in the Gardens on 31st December 2011.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay To Use Fringe Box Office

Hogmanay Concert in the Garden

Edinburgh's Hogmanay is teaming up with the Fringe Office this year to sell tickets for the New Year festivities. Tickets can be bought in person at the Fringe Office, telephone, or online from 9am on 1st September (see buying Edinburgh's Hogmanay tickets).

Edinburgh's Festivals Share £2 million Expo Funding

Laying first marble step at the Martin Creed Scotsman Steps

Edinburgh's Festivals will share £2 million from the Scottish Government to showcase Scottish cultural and creative talent.

Edinburgh Revellers Ready For Hogmanay

Hogmanay Concert in the Garden

Good news for those hitting the street to celebrate Hogmanay tonight: Edinburgh is expected to be dry and not too windy.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Sees Record Crowds at Torchlight Procession

Son et Lumiere at Calton Hill

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay celebrations were launched tonight - a day later than in previous years - with a spectacular Torchlight Procession through the centre of Edinburgh's Old Town.