Bonfire watched by children in Dumbiedykes - Holyrood area on 5th November, 1956.

15 pictures that show Bonfire Night festivities in Edinburgh through the years

With Bonfire night fast approaching, we take a look at how it was celebrated in Edinburgh.

From children dressing up Guy Fawkes effigies to organised displays across the city, here are some pictures from the past showing how Edinburgh residents celebrated November the 5th.

Bonfire at Calton Hill in 1964.

1. Calton Hill bonfire 1964

Bonfire at Calton Hill in 1964.
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Children enjoying a bonfire at West Pilton in 1973.

2. West Pilton

Children enjoying a bonfire at West Pilton in 1973.
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Canaan Lodge Children's bonfire and fireworks for Guy Fawkes Day.

3. Bonfire and fireworks 1958

Canaan Lodge Children's bonfire and fireworks for Guy Fawkes Day.
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Children piling up their bonfire at Silverknowes in 1964.

4. Silverknowes 1964

Children piling up their bonfire at Silverknowes in 1964.
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