Welcome to the Press Office at Edinburgh's Hogmanay.

If you have a media request of any sort, please contact us at or 0131 202 6220 and we will do our best to help.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2018 takes place from Saturday 30 December 2017 to Monday 1 January 2017, with our projection project Message from the Skies running until Thursday 25 January, Burns Night.

The Press Office can advise on specific areas of the programme, filming, recording, TV and radio broadcasts or help to arrange interviews with visiting performers and Edinburgh's Hogmanay staff.

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An Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2018 Press Pack will be available at a later date.

All journalists, photographers and broadcasters must register for Media Accreditation to attend any events in the Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2018 Programme.

Please fill in the following form to request accreditation:


 Please note that a signed letter from your commissioning editor verifying your status and confirmation of your commission will be required before your application will be considered. 

Media Accreditation for Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2018 closes on Friday 8 December 2017. Media passes will be available for collection from the press office from 10.00am on Friday 29 December and must be collected before 3.00pm on Sunday 31 December. 

The Press Office provides quiet space for filing copy and photographs, TV and radio recording, facilities for live TV and radio broadcasts, interviews, unlimited coffee, daily newspapers and good company all day. We have fast wireless broadband but do not provide computers - please bring your own laptop. Further details about location will be updated closer to the event.

We have a library of high resolution Edinburgh's Hogmanay images - please contact us for details. A limited selection of high resolution images is available for free download here. Please note the appropriate credits.

All photographers wishing to take images of Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2018 must apply for accreditation.

All requests to interview participants and staff at Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2018 should be directed through the press office. Please contact us at and we will do everything we can to facilitate your request.