Edinburgh's Hogmanay

Road Closures For Edinburgh Hogmanay Events

Submitted by edg on Wed, 23 Dec '09 11.27am

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."

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Night Afore Light Night

Submitted by edg on Tue, 17 Nov '09 9.08pm

The Night Afore (30 Dec, the night before Hogmanay) brings a display of light and fire on the Royal Mile and various special tours in popular visitor attractions. Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Light Night follows a model borrowed from Paris and St Petersburgh where familiar city venues are opened and illuminated at night to present specially commissioned events and artists.

Off Kilter

Submitted by edg on Tue, 17 Nov '09 8.42pm

The Premiere of Edinburgh Hogmanay's Off Kilter sees artistic director Morag Deyes draw together world class choreographers, dancers, musicians and visual artists under a multicultural Scottish banner. Off Kilter, a specially commissioned work funded by the Scottish Government, plays each day of the five-day Hogmanay festival (see end for times).