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One month until Edinburgh hosts world-famous Hogmanay party

Date Posted: 30/11/11

One month until Edinburgh hosts world-famous Hogmanay party

It is now just one month until Edinburgh hosts its world-famous Hogmanay street party, helping revellers bring in 2012.

Around 80,000 people are expected to gather in the Scottish capital on Saturday December 31st, with many booking New Year breaks in order to see the likes of Primal Scream, Friendly Fires and Bombay Bicycle Club.

Primal Scream will headline at the Concert in the Gardens, with Friendly Fires playing on the West End stage. Furthermore, The Vaccines will entertain party-goers on the Waverley Stage, supported by Kassidy.

Jade Richards from X Factor, Frisky and Mannish, and Radio 1 DJs Jaymo and Andy George will also all be present.

Pete Irvine, director of Hogmanay in Edinburgh, said that it was the best line-up that has been put together in the past 19 years.

Along with the street party, those visiting Edinburgh can see and take part in a number of other Hogmanay events, including the Torchlight Procession on Friday December 30th and the Loony Dook on Sunday January 1st.

Posted by Louise Millard

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