Edinburgh's Hogmanay

Organisers of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2010/11 announced today that Scottish rock band Biffy Clyro will headline the

There's still six months to go until the new year but organisers of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party 2010-11 are about to release a batch of Early Bird tickets.

Tickets to Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party are set to increase to £15 this year, after Hogmanay celebrations went £250,000 over budget last year.

Madness. Madness, they call it, madness.They’re right. Princes Street at New Year is beyond madness, it is insanity.

Temperatures plummeted, as forecast, but early reports suggest that Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party was a big success.

The first hours of 2010 look likely to be chilly ones with temperatures in Edinburgh dropping several degrees below zero.

The council has been prepping the public for road closures during Edinburgh's five-day Hogmanay Festival.

 Roads will be closed in advance (see details below) and the council warns: "Vehicles should not be parked within restrictions. All offending vehicles will be removed and may be subject to a parking fine and impound charges."

Free buses will be laid on again this year for revellers attending Edinburgh’s Hogmanay celebrations.

Between 23:45 and 04:30 over 150 buses will take approximately 25,000 passengers home, clocking up a total mileage of 8,000 miles and saving party-goers £100,000.

As Scotland marks the 450th anniversary of its religious revolution in 1560, experience reformation day at John Knox House with live and audio drama. John Knox is played by John Sheddon.

The massive 7.2m tall Big Man who attracted huge crowds as he walked throughout Scotland this autumn, is reawakened as part of the