City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Military Tattoo


Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2017

Tattoo 2011: Scotland the Brave

For scale, no show in Edinburgh can rival the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Literally hundreds of performers, both from Scotland and bands and outfits from abroad, gather under the dramatic backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. The series of displays, which take place on the castle esplanade (an 18th century parade ground), combine breathtaking shows of military precision, often a battle re-enactment, military bands, traditional dancers, and a rousing finale of mass pipes and drums, topped by the lone piper playing from the castle battlements.

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2015, Edinburgh Castle Esplanade, Review

Tattoo Pipers

The annual Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is a spectacular show, part military part dance, that exceeds every one of the sixty five of past years.

Half Price Tickets for the Tattoo

Tattoo 2011: Lion Rampant projected onto Edinburgh Castle

A limited number of half-price tickets for this year’s Edinburgh Military Tattoo preview performance on Thursday 6th August will go on sale from the

Half Price Edinburgh Tattoo Tickets For Sale

Tattoo 2011: Lion Rampant projected onto Edinburgh Castle

For those who don't mind the odd photographer or television camera crew getting in their line of sight there is a limited number of half-price tickets for the Thursday 31st July preview performance of

The 2013 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Review

The 2013 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo has proved to be, as ever, a huge attraction for visitors to the capital and to the Festival.

Dennis the Menace Coming to Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Tattoo 2011: Lion Rampant projected onto Edinburgh Castle

An iconic Scottish cloth, a famous spirit, and a troublesome cartoon character will all make an appearance at the 62nd Edinburgh Military Tattoo (3-25

Edinburgh Festivals' Cavalcade

Chinese troupe

The Cavalcade was a free event held at the Edinburgh Festival for almost thirty years. It would see performers from all the Edinburgh Festivals roll through Princes Street in the city centre in an annual procession at the beginning of August.

Edinburgh’s Festivals Get Government Funding Boost

Edinburgh's Festivals have received a funding boost, it was announced on Thursday as an ambitious programm

How's Your Festival Going?

Fliering in dressing gown on Middle Meadow Walk

We're around about the half-way mark of the Edinburgh Fringe (if you include preview dates), and I thought it would be a good time to take stock of how this year's Festival is going.