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Hogmanay – New Years Eve Party – Tue 31 Dec

December 31, 2024 @ 6:30 pm - January 1, 2025 @ 12:30 am

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Hogmanay means New Year’s Eve and is more important to some Scottish people than even Christmas. As having a dirty house at midnight on Hogmanay is considered bad luck, it is common to spend the day cleaning. At midnight, people stand in a circle, cross their arms, hold hands with the people next to them and sing Auld Lang Syne, an original Scottish song.

Another Hogmanay tradition is called first-footing. The first person through the door at midnight should be male, with dark hair, bearing a gift of coal, shortbread, salt, black bun or whisky. This is said to ensure that the household will be safe, warm and have enough food for the winter. Some families go first-footing until the wee hours of the morning.


December 31 @ 6:30 pm
January 1, 2025 @ 12:30 am
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