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The annual candlelit concert in St. Giles Cathedral forms part of the Edinburgh's Hogmanay celebrations.
Exactly one hundred years will have passed today since the end of the First World War, a conflict that devastated a generation.
Remembrance Day, also known as Armistice Day or Poppy Day, commemorates the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of civilians in times of war.
Armistice Day, also known as Remembrance Day, or Poppy Day, commemorates the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of civilians in times of war.
Over recent years, the multi-faceted Edinburgh Fringe has gained an international reputation for stand-up comedy, recitals by up-and-coming musicians, street performances and zany student theatre.
Organisations across Edinburgh will be gathering together this week to remember loved ones who have died, as part of a Scotland-wide festival of storytelling and remembrance called To Absent Friends.
This was a very informative and entertaining tour of some historic sites in and around St Giles'.
Clearly, this is the world's biggest and most spectacular annual fireworks concert, and an explosive evening of entertainment awaited us.
It was a pleasure and privilege to hear the 1880's Father Willis instrument played at this remarkable venue by an equally amazing organist - and also a fantastic trumpeter who wowed the audience assem