Youngsters "paint" the numbers 2000 with sparklers as Millennium Hogmanay celebrations get underway in Edinburgh.Youngsters "paint" the numbers 2000 with sparklers as Millennium Hogmanay celebrations get underway in Edinburgh.
Youngsters "paint" the numbers 2000 with sparklers as Millennium Hogmanay celebrations get underway in Edinburgh.

2000 Edinburgh: 27 nostalgic Edinburgh photos from Y2K, including the outrageous ‘shag tag' student night

Twenty-three years have now passed since Edinburgh welcomed in the new millennium – hard to believe, isn’t it?

We’ve trawled through the picture archives to find 27 photos showing Auld Reekie as the city entered a brand new year, a fresh decade, a 21st century and a brand new millennium.

Take a look through our gallery for a nostalgic trip back in time.

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