Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Edinburgh Military Tattoo

In pictures: Opening night of the 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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Programme launched for Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Musicians and performers from across the globe are to descend on the capital this week to take part in the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

Tickets aren't Tattoo much

A LIMITED number of cut-price tickets are available for a preview performance of the Edinburgh Tattoo.

Man charged with stealing girders

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 Tattoo grandstand girders may be sold as scrap

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.

New recruit at the helm of the Tattoo

'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.

In pictures: Edinburgh Castle redraws shape of Tattoo with new arena

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.

Dancer, 30, marked too old by Tattoo

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.

Brigadier takes over at the tattoo

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.

New command for Edinburgh Tattoo

Brigadier David Allfrey is to be the next chief executive and producer of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

Brigadier to lead Edinburgh Tattoo

Brig. Allfrey, 51, was commissioned into the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards in 1979 and commanded the regiment from 2000 until 2002.

Edinburgh Tattoo chief stands down

The chief executive of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is set to leave at the end of the year.

Letters: Let's hope Tattoo's pipes blow for another 60 years

NOW the Festival is approaching its finale, a special mention and congratulations have to go to the Tattoo for reaching its 60th anniversary.

Tattoo flypasts freak out penguins

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.

Only re-sale tickets left as Tattoo sells out for 12th year

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.

Tattoo diamond jubilee: A sparkling celebration

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.

Tattoo's Diamond line-up sparkles

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.

World-wide acts come together for 60th annicersary of Tattoo

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.

Tattoo DVD is not a mere pipe dream

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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