For decades now, Edinburgh has been where the world comes to celebrate the New Year.
But it was once a much smaller affair, with just a few hundred people who got together outside the Tron Kirk in the High Street.
Edinburgh’s Hogmanay has changed a lot over the years, and we’ve had a dig through the archives for a look at the celebrations in years gone by.
1. Hogmanay 1964
A customer stocks up for the celebrations ahead at HJ Hildersley's licensed grocer. Photo: TSPL
2. Mell was another way to say mix together or mingle.
People singing Auld Lang's Syne during New Year at the Tron, Edinburgh 1964. Photo: TSPL
3. Hogmany at the Tron Kirk 1955
Hogmanay 1955: Crowds outside the Tron Kirk. Photo: TSPL
4. Hogmanay 2012
Edinburgh Torchlight procession along Princes Street and up Calton Hill Part of the New Year Hogmanay 2012 celebrations Photo: Ian Georgeson