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Children's events and activities

Edinburgh's Hogmanay: Bairns Afore
edg Thu, 10 Oct '19 5.43am
Edinburgh New Years Day Tri-athlon

The New Year's Day Tri-athlon falls during the annual Edinburgh's Hogmanay programme - a fun or serious, open competition involving a swim, a bike race, and a run. Organisers say that around a third of competitors are "triathlon virgins".

edg Wed, 9 Oct '19 8.23pm
Edinburgh's Hogmanay: Torchlight Procession

As in previous years, the 2019 Torchlight Procession opens the annual Edinburgh's Hogmanay celebrations with around 8,000 torchbearers creating a "river of fire" down the Royal Mile. Last year saw around around 40,000 people come out for the event, to watch and take part.

edg Wed, 9 Oct '19 7.26pm

SLA Fireworks Display

Submitted by edg on Thu, 26 Sep '19 9.17pm

Scottish Love in Action (SLA), the charity helping destitute children in India, hosts two "tartantastic" Guy Fawkes fireworks extravaganzas on Sunday the 3rd November at George Watson's Rugby Ground at Myreside Road, Edinburgh.

Tickets for these annual fireworks displays usually sell out well in advance. This year’s Firework Extravaganzas is Spire Edinburgh Hospitals and proceeds go to a good cause.

Hopetoun Fireworks & Bonfire Night

Submitted by edg on Thu, 26 Sep '19 8.55pm

The year 2019 will be the tenth year that the palatial estate home in West Lothian has hosted its spectacular annual Bonfire Night fireworks display.

This year's anniversary fireworks event includes music and dancing, cake, food stalls and a large bonfire.

The evening concludes with a grand finale of fireworks set to music.

Gates open for arrivals from 4pm until 6pm, the firework display takes place at approximately 6.30pm and the evening concludes at 8pm.

There is ample free parking for cars.

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