It has been sold out for 18 consecutive years and you get to experience all the color and majesty of this unforgettable evening of music, theatre, dance and ceremony! This widely acclaimed event takes place on the esplanade of Edinburgh’s iconic Castle. In 2017 The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo embraces the theme, Splash of Tartan, playing host to a stunning array of performers from all over the world. The theme will be presented by the Royal Navy with the Massed Bands of Her Majesty’s Royal Marine celebrating the history, heritage and color of Scotland’s global family.
th and 18th centuries. At closing time, the fifes and drums of the local regiment would march through the streets, their music signaled a return to quarters, and the shout would go up – ‘Doe den tap toe’ (‘turn off the taps’).
From pomp and circumstance to showbiz razzle-dazzle– with just about everything in between – you, the audience, can now expect to hear, New Orleans jazz, modern pop, and even folk music.
At the last official independent count, visitors to the Tattoo contributed an estimated £77 million to the Scottish economy.
Please read the complete itinerary and make your plans to be a part of this guided vacation. You will be oh so happy that you did!
Eadie, Interlude Blog Team
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