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.
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.
3. Hogmany at the Tron Kirk 1955
Hogmanay 1955: Crowds outside the Tron Kirk.
4. Hogmanay 2012
Edinburgh Torchlight procession along Princes Street and up Calton Hill Part of the New Year Hogmanay 2012 celebrations
Photo: Ian Georgeson