2016 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

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2016 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The 2016 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo will take place from 5-27 August with performances on Monday to Friday at 9.00pm and on Saturday at 7.30pm and 10.30pm. There is no performance on Sunday.

Internet Bookings

Internet Bookings can be made via our secure server at www.edintattoo.co.uk  now.

Bookings will be limited to eight tickets per household and multiple bookings which exceed this limit will be cancelled without notification.

Should you require seats in our disabled seating areas (wheelchair spaces or low-level ambulant disabled seating) you should select another method of booking so that we may discuss your specific requirements with you.

Internet bookings will be subject to a £5.00 transaction fee.

Internet bookings will not be accepted on the day of performance.

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Telephone Bookings

Telephone bookings can be made on +44 [0] 131 225 1188 now but only when paying by credit or debit card.  

Telephone bookings will be subject to a £5.00 transaction fee.

Telephone bookings will not be accepted on the day of performance.

Counter Bookings

Counter Bookings can be made at The Tattoo Ticket Sales Office, 33-34 Market Street, Edinburgh (just behind Waverley Railway Station) from 10.00am GMT on Monday 7 December 2015.

Office hours are Monday to Friday from 10.00am to 4.30pm (GMT).

On performance days the office is open from 10.00am BST until the start of the performance. View a map of the location of the Tattoo Office.

Postal Bookings

Postal Bookings should be made using the Postal Ticket Order Form and sent, together with full payment, to The Tattoo Office, 32 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1QB.  Completed order forms must reach us by close of business on Friday 13 November 2015.

No acknowledgement of receipt of your order will be made but, once processed, confirmation of your order will be sent to the e-mail address provided by you. Please allow up to 10 business days for order confirmation.

Order processing will commence on Tuesday 1 December 2015 and all orders are processed subject to availability.  Please help us to help you by indicating as many alternatives as possible. 

Postal Ticket Order Form


Payment can be made by Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, Delta or Solo. Your signature is required (Postal bookings only) together with the Card number, expiry date, valid-from date, Issue number (where applicable) and security code.

Alternatively, you may wish to pay by cheque, in Pounds Sterling (Postal bookings only) and drawn on a UK clearing bank, made payable to The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo with the amount left blank, but with a maximum amount indicated underneath your signature, to speed up the processing of your order.

Ticket Despatch

Ticket despatch will commence in April 2016 in process date order.  Given the high volume of orders processed, please allow 28 days from this time for receipt of tickets.  

Where payment is made by Credit/Debit card (except Counter bookings) tickets will be despatched only to the billing address of the named cardholder or held for collection, by the named cardholder only (on presentation of the signed card used to make the transaction) anytime during office hours after 1 April 2016 at the Tattoo Ticket Sales Office, 1 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1QB. 

Tickets for a performance within seven days (14 days for non-UK addresses) will be held for collection at the Tattoo Ticket Sales Office.


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