In Pictures: Torchlight procession kicks off Hogmanay celebrations

The celebrations for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay have started in earnest, with the traditional torchlight procession taking place on Monday evening.

Celtic fire theatre company PyroCeltica held a performance in front of Edinburgh Castle esplanade as part of the event.

The Celtic Fire Theatre company PyroCeltica perform in front of Edinburgh Castle Esplanade
The Celtic Fire Theatre company PyroCeltica perform in front of Edinburgh Castle Esplanade
Fire jugglers perform
Fire jugglers perform
A fire juggler performs
A fire juggler performs
(Jane Barlow/PA)
(Jane Barlow/PA)
Fire jugglers perform
Fire jugglers perform
Fire jugglers perform
Fire jugglers perform
(Jane Barlow/PA)
(Jane Barlow/PA)
(Jane Barlow/PA)
(Jane Barlow/PA)