Hogmanay: The best of Hogmanay

  • The Midgie
  • 1 December 2008
Torchlight Procession

Edinburgh hosts the daddy of all celebrations, with a four-day extravaganza running from 29 Dec-1 Jan, highlights include:
Torchlight Procession, 29 Dec, 6pm, departs City Chambers.
The Dancin’ (open air dance event), Grassmarket, 30 Dec, 8pm, free
Street Party featuring Groove Armada, Glasvegas and Hot Chip, Princes Street, 9pm, £10.
For more info and tickets visit www.edinburghshogmanay.org
Vegas, Ocean Terminal, Ocean Drive, Edinburgh, 0131 558 3824, www.vegasscotland.co.uk, £30

Not to be outdone, Glasgow’s celebrations are not as famous as Edinburgh’s, but just as fun.
Tea Dance Tuesday, 30 Dec, George Square, 1pm
Street Party starring Paulo Nutini, George Square, 9pm, £15.
For more info see www.winterfestglasgow.com, get street party tickets from www.ticketmaster.co.uk
The Excel Subclub NYE (featuring Andrew Weatherall, Harri & Domenic,Prins Thomas) SubClub, 22 Jamaica Street, Glasgow, 0141 248 4600, www.subclub.co.uk, £tbc

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