Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Edinburgh Military Tattoo
LAST night saw the opening performance of Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo, here are a selection of images from last night's proceedings....
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Musicians and performers from across the globe are to descend on the capital this week to take part in the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
A LIMITED number of cut-price tickets are available for a preview performance of the Edinburgh Tattoo.
A 38-YEAR-OLD man was yesterday charged with the theft of massive steel girders designed for a new grandstand at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
STOLEN steel girders earmarked for the construction of the new Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo grandstand at Edinburgh Castle could have been melted down and used as scrap - or sold on to be "laundered" by a dealer, metals experts have claimed.
'You've got to me before I've put my earring in and grown my hair." This was the new boss of the Tattoo talking. He'd caught me off guard too. No shine on my shoes, last pally with Cherry Blossom was when the old king died.
NEW images have been released showing how Edinburgh Castle's £16 million event arena will look when it is unveiled in the summer - as it emerged the value of the Tattoo to Scotland's economy is set to top £100m.
TATTOO organisers were today at the centre of an ageism row after a 30-year-old dancer was told she was too old to take part in this year's show.
THE Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo has a new boss. Brigadier David Allfrey, MBE, until recently commander of 51 Scottish Brigade based in Stirling, assumes the role from the retiring Major-General Euan Loudon.
Brigadier David Allfrey is to be the next chief executive and producer of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
Brig. Allfrey, 51, was commissioned into the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards in 1979 and commanded the regiment from 2000 until 2002.
The chief executive of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is set to leave at the end of the year.
NOW the Festival is approaching its finale, a special mention and congratulations have to go to the Tattoo for reaching its 60th anniversary.
P-P-PLEASE don't p-p-panic the penguins! The Edinburgh Military Tattoo has been asked by the city's zoo to change the flight paths of fighter jets that overfly the popular spectacle because the noise is upsetting its birds.
Organisers of this year's Edinburgh Military Tattoo today said some re-sale tickets remained for the event, despite it being a complete sell-out for the 12th year in a row.
ARMY officers singing Robbie Williams, brass band members pirouetting to the Nutcracker waltz and a five-year-old riding a motorbike backwards are a few highlights of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo's diamond jubilee.
GUEST performers from Poland, Jordan, South Carolina and Cape Town will be part of the newly-rebranded Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo this summer, organisers revealed yesterday.
THE Edinburgh Military Tattoo will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a programme of music, song, dance and drama from around the world, organisers said today.
A DVD featuring a decade of piping and drumming at The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is set to be released next month to mark the diamond jubilee of the world-famous event.
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