2021 Show tickets on sale from 19 October

16 October 2020

2021 Show tickets on sale from 19 October

Tickets for our 2021 production are set to go on sale on Monday 19th October. This announcement comes as Michael Braithwaite is appointed as our new Creative Director, the first dedicated creative role in our history.

2020 charity donation and plans for 2021 on sale

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo will donate £340,000 to military charities across the UK this year, as it also sets out its intention to go on sale for the 2021 Show.

Presenting the 2020 Tattoo Finale

As today (Saturday 29th August) would have marked the final weekend of our 2020 spectacular, we wanted to celebrate in the only way we know how.

Meet the team behind the scenes of the Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo graces the Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle each August, but have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes? We welcome you to find out more about the people who make the magic happen.

Exciting new launch night footage

Today, on Friday 7th August 2020, we mark what would have been this year’s official opening night of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

Tattoo at Home

We’re so disappointed that we can’t welcome you to the Edinburgh Castle Esplanade this year. But, whilst we know it can never match the thrill of a live Show we are excited to launch our Tattoo at Home range this August, allowing you to recreate your very own Tattoo experience in the comfort of your own home.

Major General Buster Howes appointed as new Chief Executive of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

As Britain starts to plan for the future, so too does The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Today, Tuesday 12 May, the Board of Directors announce the appointment of Major General Buster Howes as the new Chief Executive. This follows last year’s notification that Brigadier David Allfrey would relinquish the role in 2020.

The Tattoo response to the Covid-19 pandemic

Brigadier David Allfrey, Chief Executive and Producer shares an update on The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2020.

Edinburgh Tattoo snaps up city centre location for new photography exhibition

Retrospective show launches in prime spot as 70-year celebrations continue.

Brigadier David Allfrey MBE awarded Director of the Year

We are delighted to announce that The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo producer Brigadier David Allfrey MBE has been awarded the ECC Business Award for Director of the Year.

70 prizes for 70 years

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo begins anniversary celebrations with ‘random’ giveaways for locals

70 Years of Making Our Mark

In August 1950 the very first Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo took place on the iconic Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle, and this year we’re marking 70 years of the world-renowned event.

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo’s Sydney DVD takes the top spot in Australia

Following a successful four-show run in Sydney earlier this year, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 'Live from Sydney' 2019 DVD has taken the top spot in the Australian charts as the highest-selling music DVD.