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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.

Thurso Street Party To Bring In 2009

Bring In 2009

Merriam-Websters Dictionary
Main Entry: Hog.ma.nay
"häg-m&-'nA, 'häg-m&-"
Function: noun
Etymology: origin unknown
Date: circa 1680
1 Scottish : the eve of New Year's Day
2 Scottish : a gift solicited or given at Hogmanay


Edinburgh 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.
Edinburgh's Hogmanay Web Site

Camvista - To find some Scottish webcams for Hogmanay
or try our
Webcam Links Page for the rest of the world.