Tickets go on sale for Tattoo 2017

A photo of four men in traditional Highland Dress holding a Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo flag and looking away from the camera across Edinburgh to the Castle in the distance

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo has put tickets on sale for its 2017 performances at Edinburgh Castle.

In August, the Tattoo enjoyed a complete sell out for the eighteenth year in a row, and the world-famous show will return in 2017 with the theme, Splash of Tartan.

The Tattoo's recently announced partnership with the Scottish Diaspora aims to link up with clans across the globe, and members of the Bruce, Leslie, McNab and Carmichael Clans (below l-r) were on hand to help launch the 2017 programme.

A photo of four men in traditional Highland Dress holding a Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo flag and looking towards the camera, while behinf them in the distance lies Edinburgh

The clan members scaled Edinburgh's Salisbury Crags in their traditional tartans, for a spectacular view across the city towards the Castle Esplanade, where thousands will gather for the summer shows.

Brigadier David Allfrey, Chief Executive and Producer of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, said:  

In the coming year when Scotland’s heritage and history are once again to the fore, Splash of Tartan offers a fabulous opportunity for everyone to get involved, dress the part and join in the celebration and pageantry at the Tattoo.

The 2017 Tattoo will feature prominent performances from members of the Royal Navy, who will be among over 1200 performers from across the world, celebrating music, history and rich culture for over 220,000 fans in Edinburgh and TV audiences of around 100 million.

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