Sir Jackie Stewart takes the salute at The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Motor-racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart attended The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo last night (Friday 11 August) to take on the prestigious role of Salute Taker for the Show at Edinburgh Castle’s Esplanade.

The Tattoo will be making a financial contribution to Race Against Dementia, a charity established by the three-time Formula 1 World Champion, to identify, fund and guide pioneering scientist from across the world to find a cure for dementia, a disease which will affect one in three people in the United Kingdom.  

Sir Jackie was met by Buster Howes, Chief Executive of the Tattoo, before taking his seat in the Royal Gallery to enjoy this year’s Show Stories, which is a celebration of sagas, myths and legends and transports the audience on a journey of ideas, from campfire stories through to the world stage.

To donate to Race Against Dementia, visit Stories will run until Saturday 26 August 2023, with tickets still available here or by calling +44 (0)131 225 1188.