City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh's Hogmanay

2nd January Bank Holiday

One of two Scottish Bank Holidays that are observed at the beginning of January.

Further info about Scottish Bank holidays


Sprogmanay - as the name suggests - is 3 separate days of kids' activities at the Museum of Scotland over the Edinburgh's Hogmanay Festival.

Hogmanay Family Ceilidh

Hogmanay Family Ceilidh

This is one for all the family in the large open space of the National Museum of Scotland's main hall.

Hogmanay Ceilidh (Lauriston Hall)

Two Hogmanay Ceilidhs providing a whirling, birling way to see in the New Year with caller Ken Gourlay, Willie Fraser ceilidh band & piper.

Soft drinks £1, alcohol £3.

Summerhall Hogmanay 2016!

Summerhall is back with the third edition of its soulful Hogmanay, hosted by Edinburgh’s own The Soul Foundation.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Final Fling

The final event of Edinburgh's 3-day Hogmanay festival is a ceilidh dance for everybody in the Museum’s Grand Hall.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2016 Line-up Announced

Paolo Nutini will headline this year's flagship Edinburgh's Hogmanay event, the Concert in the Garden, on 31st December, in what will be his only festival perf

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Old Town Ceilidh

Many moons ago when Hogmanay was still a local thing, Parliament Square in Edinburgh's Old Town was the place to go and dance into the wee, wee hours on the last night of the year.

Scot:Lands - Edinburgh's Hogmanay Festival, 1st January 2016

St. Giles Cathedral - Blue Skye:Land in Scot:Lands New Year Arts Festival (photo credit, Ken Scott)

Scot:Lands, the popular mini pop-up arts and cultural programme of free, ticketed events was staged again on New Year’s Day to conclu

A Sensational, Sparkling, Skyhigh Welcome to 2016 at Edinburgh's Hogmanay

Calton Hill - Edinburgh's Hogmanay Fireworks

31 December, 2015: New Year celebrations began in Samoa, spreading slowly from east to west across the globe to Auckland, SydNYE, Bangkok, Moscow, Paris ....and then the UK.