For the first time ever, Street Party revellers will become part of the show and the spectacular Midnight Moment, with personal LED Wristbands lighting-up the party on Princes Street, connecting friends old and new from around the world.
Edinburgh’s Hogmanay is very pleased to announce the return of ‘Sprogmanay’, a free afternoon of fun for kids on New Year’s Day, within the incredible surroundings of the National Museum of Scotland. It’s free, unticketed, with the events and activities operating on a ‘First Come First Served’ basis.
Come join the party at the Sprogmanay Family Ceilidh, an afternoon of ceilidh dancing and fun on New Year’s Day hosted by the famous Edinburgh Ceilidh Club. A fun, relaxed ‘have-a-go’ environment suitable for all levels of experience, and a great way to introduce kids to the joys of ceilidh dancing and music.
The Festival of Ceilidhs ‘Countdown to hogmanay’ presents full on Ceilidh Dancing to the foot stompin’ sounds of the Alan Crookston Ceilidh Band. Like every ceilidh event, the brief to the band is to make a ceilidh for enthusiasts – intense, boisterous, delirious, relentless and FUN!
The Festival of Ceilidhs ‘Countdown to hogmanay’ presents high-energy Ceilidh Dancing to the foot stompin’ sounds of The Haggis Chasers Ceilidh Band.
Aficionados of the genre will know that Craig Paton is an All-Scotland Accordion Champion, with numerous accolades to his name. Just as important for us, the band are experts in the art of playing for ceilidh dancing.