Edinburgh's Hogmanay starts with torchlight procession

People take part in the torchlight procession through Edinburgh which starts the city's Hogmanay celebrations.
People take part in the torchlight procession through Edinburgh which starts the city's Hogmanay celebrations. Credit: PA
A torchlight procession through Edinburgh begins the city's Hogmanay celebrations.
A torchlight procession through Edinburgh begins the city's Hogmanay celebrations. Credit: PA
Torchbearers are being led by massed pipes and drums and the Up Helly Aa' Vikings from Shetland in a procession through Edinburgh.
Torchbearers are being led by massed pipes and drums and the Up Helly Aa' Vikings from Shetland in a procession through Edinburgh. Credit: PA

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