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What You Need to Know about the Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Image title Edinburgh Tattoo 2010 by xlibber is licensed under CC BY 2.0 / Cropped from original

The Edinburgh Tattoo is back for another awesome year, here’s everything you need to know about the Tattoo in one short blog!

2015 Programme

This year, Edinburgh is hosting the 66th Tattoo and it’s set to be spectacular. It will host talent from 4 continents as it celebrates “East Meets West”.  It will include pipers, dancers, singers, and drummers, including Switzerland’s Top Secret Drum Corps!


To help you enjoy the show, the Edinburgh Military Tattoo has an array of seating options; From Standard to Premier to VIP in the covered Royal Gallery, you’re sure to find something to meet your needs.


Edinburgh Military Tattoo goes way back to 1950 so there is plenty of history to learn about it. For example, 48 countries from across six continents have been represented at the Tattoo, the first commercial twelve inch stereo LP record of the Tattoo was released in 1961 and in total about 14 million people have attended the Tattoo.


The Tattoo actually supports charities and any excess earnings it makes it will contribute these to charitable arts and service funds. These charities include those helping service people with disabilities, stress, sickness, unemployment, homelessness, infirmity and poverty.


So that you never forget the Edinburgh Military Tattoo even for a moment you can buy a variety of gifts from the store which include Tattoo T-shirts, DVDs and badges. There are also a few sale items in the online store just now!


Edinburgh Military Tattoo is sponsored by none other than The Royal Bank of Scotland, the country’s largest company.


Tickets can be bought right now! You can order your tickets using telephone, counter, postal or online booking. There are a number of dates available.

Visiting the Edinburgh Tattoo

Looking for accommodation for the Edinburgh Tattoo? Why not stay with us in our city centre hotel at the Parliament House Hotel? With a whole range of amazing special offers to choose from, you’ll be sure to find a package perfect for you.

So what are you waiting for? Go book your tickets to this year’s Edinburgh Military Tattoo!

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