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Britain’s biggest indoor international tattoo, with over 1,000 performers, returns to The NIA in Birmingham bringing together marching bands, exciting displays and culminating in the spectacular Grand Finale featuring all the performers in a spectacle of pomp and pageantry. World class performers will join local groups to create a three-hour spectacle. Come and experience the pomp and pageantry that is the Birmingham International Tattoo.
Leading this year’s international musical line-up are the Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland and joining them are the Central Band of the Belarus Armed Forces, the Ceremonial Band of the Polish Army, the Royal Naval Volunteer Band, the Lacken Band of Austria, the National Youth Marching Band and the Centenary Massed Pipes and Drums. Performing with the bands will be dancers from the Belarussian National Folk Dance Academy and guest vocal soloists Tim Pitman, Rebecca Robinson and Vladimir Yaskevich.
Sharing the arena with the musicians during the three-hour family event will be a range of spectacular displays including Royal Air Force Cosford Queen’s Colour, the Tri-Services Field Gun Competition, the Royal British Legion Riders Motorcycle Display and the Parade of Massed Standards. This year’s special event will mark the anniversaries of the start of World War I and the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, so is sure to be a fantastic show.
Whether you prefer the spectacle of the international marching bands, the thrills of the exciting displays, or the pomp and pageantry fo the spectacular Grand Finale, this annual event is sure to prove popular with both young and old as there is something for all the family at the Birmingham International Tattoo.