31 Dec 08
Wick Hogmanay Street Party Starts At 10.30pm
A web cam
will be looking in at Market Square
With pipe band, Scottish Band,and local bands are set to make lively to bring in the New Year there is sure to
another big crowd in the Market Square. Once again organisers are
out to have the biggest Strip the Willow dance going with as many couples
as can be ordered into line. Caithness.org with Niall Fernie and
Doug Mackay hopes to have a web cam operating to put out pictures as the
night unfolds. There will be tea and coffee or traditional mulled
wine and mince pies on offer from Santa's Grotto.
After the bad weather put paid to the 2003 party lets hope things can go
ahead this year.
Street Party To Bring In 2009
Bring In 2009
Main Entry: Hog.ma.nay
Pronunciation: "häg-m&-'nA, 'häg-m&-"
Etymology: origin unknown
Date: circa 1680
1 Scottish : the eve of New Year's Day
2 Scottish : a gift solicited or given at Hogmanay
has the biggest New Year street party which reached enormous
proportions a few years ago with an estimated 500,000 people but now
restricted to 300,000 by ticket free on application. With
entertainment and fireworks.
Hogmanay Web Site
Camvista - To
find some Scottish webcams for Hogmanay
or try our
Links Page for
the rest of the world.