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Last Updated: Saturday, 7 October 2006, 14:24 GMT 15:24 UK
Capital New Year tickets on sale
Hogmanay in Edinburgh
A fireworks display in Edinburgh is held to bring in the New Year
At least 90,000 tickets and passes for the big New Year events in Edinburgh have gone on sale.

The tickets, which are on a first-come first-served basis, went up for grabs from 1000 BST on Saturday.

They can be bought in person from the Edinburgh's Hogmanay Box Office at The Hub on Castle Hill, Ripping Records, Ticket Scotland and the Usher Hall.

Tickets are also on sale for the Royal Bank Street Party, Ceilidh in the Gardens and Assembly Rooms.

Hundreds of torches

Candlelit Concert tickets for people wanting to welcome in the New Year in St Giles Cathedral will be available.

There are vouchers for torches for revellers wishing to join in the Torchlight Procession from the Royal Mile and up Calton Hill.

And tickets for the One O'Clock Run will also be on sale.

David Jackson, Edinburgh's Winter Festivals manager, said: "There is plenty on offer and such a fantastic atmosphere during Edinburgh's Hogmanay.

"The city consistently proves itself to be a front-runner in terms of the scale of the celebrations and this year promises to be no exception."

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