The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo announces 2021 tickets on Sale

Tickets for the 2021 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo go on sale on Monday 19th October. The announcement comes as Michael Braithwaite is appointed as the Tattoo’s new Creative Director.

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo announces 2021 tickets on Sale

Article Source: Stripe Communications
First Published: 16 October 2020 13:45
Updated: 16 October 2020 13:46

Tickets for the 2021 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo are set to go on sale on Monday 19th October. The announcement comes as Michael Braithwaite is appointed as the Tattoo’s new Creative Director, the first dedicated creative role in the organisation’s history.

Michael will join the wider Tattoo team this month as they begin planning for next year’s show, putting on a safe and unforgettable event that combines military precision, live music, breath-taking lighting and special effects and fantastic entertainment. Tickets for 2021 officially go on sale online and via phone at 10am this Monday, 19 October.

The 2021 seating plan has been considered to allow social distancing measures, with a reduced overall capacity and tickets available in sections of up to four seats together. Those who transferred their tickets from 2020 were first to select their seats prior to public sale.

As artistic planning gathers pace, Michael will define the creative theme of the Show, bringing it to life on the iconic Edinburgh Castle Esplanade. His appointment demonstrates the Charity’s commitment to creativity, innovation and putting on an unforgettable show next year, returning to the Castle with a bang!

The Tattoo was originally born out of the Second World War with the aims of raising morale after dark times, entertaining and bringing people together and the Charity will continue to uphold these original values, committing to next year’s event and giving fans of the Show near and far something to look forward to.

Buster Howes, CEO of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, said: “The past few months haven’t been easy for anyone, however we’re now ready to look forward to 2021 and are committed to delivering a safe, thrilling and uplifting spectacle for our audiences.

“We are renowned for our military precision and skill, this has evolved over many years of practice and experience and this rigorous approach has enabled us to navigate the challenges of the last year and to plan for all eventualities in the coming year, ensuring that Tattoo 2021 adheres to all relevant guidelines and is safe for audiences, performers and staff.

“This is a new era for the Tattoo. I am privileged to be leading the team as we enter our eighth decade. Tickets going on sale mark a turning point for us and in these uncertain times we want the 2021 Tattoo to be a beacon of hope – we will be back, and we can’t wait to see you.”


Michael was previously Global Shows Director for all live entertainment in Merlin Entertainments Group resorts, theme parks, attractions, and hotels in 23 countries worldwide, creating and producing some of the world’s best loved attractions. Prior to his role at Merlin, he was responsible for producing the first pan-London Outdoor Festival as a key event for Festival 2012, London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games.

Michael Braithwaite said of his appointment: “Over the years I’ve been hugely privileged to work for some of the biggest entertainment brands and productions in the world, but this is definitely one of my most exciting challenges yet.

“I’m very much looking forward to taking the creative reins of the Tattoo and building on the fantastic shows that have been produced over the past 70 years. It’s a unique and remarkable event, and I can’t wait to embark on this new chapter.”


Tickets for The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo go on sale at 10am on Monday 19th October 2020 online at www.edintattoo.co.uk/tickets or via telephone on 0131 225 1188.
Standard seats are available from £25 to £90, with Premier Seats, Royal Gallery and Hospitality Packages starting from £134.

Latest Renfrewshire News

Calling all amateur photographers

Calling all amateur photographers

Loch Lomond Shores has announced a nature-inspired photography competition for amateur photographers which will run until November 20th!

First Published: 31st October 2020
The Say Award Ceremony to Air on Sunday 1st November

The Say Award Ceremony to Air on Sunday 1st November

On November 1st, fans have the chance to watch the moment NOVA made history as the youngest ever winner, plus exclusive insights from all ten shortlisted artists on their outstanding albums.

First Published: 31st October 2020
Val McDermid joins young people of Scotland for time capsule

Val McDermid joins young people of Scotland for time capsule

Scottish Book Trust’s patron and award-winning author Val McDermid has joined young people of Scotland to contribute to a time capsule for Book Week Scotland.

First Published: 30th October 2020
Nova revealed as winner of the 2020 Say Award

Nova revealed as winner of the 2020 Say Award

The 2020 winner of Scotland’s national music prize, The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award, was revealed as Nova, the youngest ever winner, for her debut release ‘Re-Up’.

First Published: 30th October 2020
Living kidney recipients mark 60th anniversary of first living kidney donation in UK

Living kidney recipients mark 60th anniversary of first living kidney donation in UK

People saved by living kidney transplantation have given thanks to their donors and the NHS on the 60th anniversary of the first living kidney donation in the UK.

First Published: 29th October 2020
Book Week Scotland launches 2020 programme

Book Week Scotland launches 2020 programme

Scottish Book Trust has launched Book Week Scotland's 2020 programme, which focuses on the theme of Future.

First Published: 29th October 2020
Celtic Connections 2021 is going online

Celtic Connections 2021 is going online

Europe's largest winter music festival, Celtic Connections, has announced that the 2021 event will be going digital!

First Published: 29th October 2020
Scottish hospitality sector launches Save our Jobs campaign

Scottish hospitality sector launches Save our Jobs campaign

Some of the top names in Scottish hospitality have launched a new ‘Save Our Jobs’ campaign calling for urgent support from Westminster and Holyrood to safeguard up to 100,000 jobs.

First Published: 22nd October 2020
Glasgow to host spooktacular Halloween events

Glasgow to host spooktacular Halloween events

After a sensational summer tour of sell-out shows, The Parking Lot Social team returns to their home city for a Halloween edition of their massive, interactive drive-in events.

First Published: 7th October 2020
The Caird Hall will awaken from its lockdown slumber for a special Halloween family concert

The Caird Hall will awaken from its lockdown slumber for a special Halloween family concert

Children's Classic Concerts in collaboration with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra have created an innovative Halloween production that embraces the challenges faced by the cultural sector.

First Published: 21st October 2020
Historic Environment Scotland publishes new 6 month Action Plan in response to Covid 19

Historic Environment Scotland publishes new 6 month Action Plan in response to Covid 19

Historic Environment Scotland has published its 6-month Action Plan until March 2021 and sets out how it will prioritise and continue to resume its core activities over the next six months.

First Published: 20th October 2020
Macdonald Resorts offer safe staycations in line with tourism research

Macdonald Resorts offer safe staycations in line with tourism research

Macdonald Resorts is seeing a marked increase in demand for its self-catering accommodation, as people opt for safe staycations within their family bubbles.

First Published: 16th October 2020
Little Mix hit the big screen at Vue

Little Mix hit the big screen at Vue

Fans who missed out on Little Mix’s sold-out London O2 Arena shows will get an opportunity to see their idols on the big screen at Vue Cinemas this November!

First Published: 16th October 2020
Renfrewshire residents and businesses urged to prepare in advance as winter weather approaches

Renfrewshire residents and businesses urged to prepare in advance as winter weather approaches

Residents and businesses in Renfrewshire are being given advice on how to stay safe should winter weather cause flooding in their area.

First Published: 19th October 2020
Full cast announced for Lament for Sheku Bayoh written and directed by Hannah Lavery

Full cast announced for Lament for Sheku Bayoh written and directed by Hannah Lavery

Lament for Sheku Bayoh will be performed by Saskia Ashdown, Patricia Panther, and Courtney Stoddart and will also feature music from Beldina Odenyo, AKA Heir of the Cursed.

First Published: 18th October 2020
The Say Award announce Live Showcase line up for 2020 award ceremony

The Say Award announce Live Showcase line up for 2020 award ceremony

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award today announce an incredible line-up of emerging artists set to perform at this year’s online award ceremony.

First Published: 16th October 2020
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo announces 2021 tickets on Sale

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo announces 2021 tickets on Sale

Tickets for the 2021 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo go on sale on Monday 19th October. The announcement comes as Michael Braithwaite is appointed as the Tattoo’s new Creative Director.

First Published: 16th October 2020
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: Applications Open!

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: Applications Open!

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire is now casting for the next series and searching for Britain’s brightest brains to take part.

First Published: 14th October 2020
Spooky goings on at intu Braehead thanks to hi tech wizardry

Spooky goings on at intu Braehead thanks to hi tech wizardry

Things have gone mall spooky for Halloween at the intu Braehead shopping centre!

First Published: 14th October 2020
Dobbies and the HTA urge people to Keep Britain Growing

Dobbies and the HTA urge people to Keep Britain Growing

Dobbies Garden Centres has welcomed the HTA horticultural manager, Pippa Greenwood, as the latest guest on their podcast as they support the #KeepBritainGrowing campaign.

First Published: 13th October 2020
Scottish entrepreneurs team up for Sober October

Scottish entrepreneurs team up for Sober October

Two independent Scottish brands have teamed up to challenge you to drink better this Sober October, while raising funds for MacMillan Cancer Support.

First Published: 11th October 2020
House builder donates high vis vests to school children across the region

House builder donates high vis vests to school children across the region

Leading Scottish housebuilder Miller Homes is helping keep children across West Scotland safe on their walk to and from school this autumn with its new Home Safe campaign.

First Published: 9th October 2020
The SAY Award announce the highly anticipated 2020 shortlist

The SAY Award announce the highly anticipated 2020 shortlist

The Shortlist for this year’s Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award has been officially revealed, with Scotland’s 10 most outstanding albums of the last year announced.

First Published: 9th October 2020
Inspired volunteers head out on more than seven litter picks a day during Spotless September

Inspired volunteers head out on more than seven litter picks a day during Spotless September

Renfrewshire experienced a Spotless September as hundreds of volunteers joined the Team Up to Clean Up campaign once again, with the aim of making their community a little brighter.

First Published: 8th October 2020
Plea for Paisley Town Hall memories to go in time capsule

Plea for Paisley Town Hall memories to go in time capsule

People are being given the chance to record their memories of Paisley Town Hall in a unique book that will be read by future generations.

First Published: 8th October 2020
HES launches recovery fund for historic environment sector in Scotland

HES launches recovery fund for historic environment sector in Scotland

Historic Environment Scotland launches a new £2.6 million fund to support the recovery of Scotland’s historic environment sector from the impacts of COVID-19.

First Published: 6th October 2020
Nothing to see here as Tennents Zero arrives on the market

Nothing to see here as Tennents Zero arrives on the market

Tennent's has announced the launch of Tennent's Zero, a refreshing 0.0% beer.

First Published: 2nd October 2020
The SAY Award announce public vote and reveal judges

The SAY Award announce public vote and reveal judges

Scotland’s national music prize, the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award, is set to open voting to the public, plus the 2020’s Judging Panel is revealed.

First Published: 2nd October 2020
Everyone can have fun being creative

Everyone can have fun being creative

Fun lovers of all ages are in for a treat thanks to the Arts Team at Renfrewshire Leisure!

First Published: 1st October 2020
New grocery partnership lands at Dobbies Braehead

New grocery partnership lands at Dobbies Braehead

Dobbies Garden Centres has opened a new look foodhall in Braehead, with shoppers now able to enjoy a host of Sainsbury's products now in store.

First Published: 1st October 2020

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

Halloween at The Parking Lot Social: Glasgow
The Parking Lot Social brings the ultimate drive-in Halloween party to Glasgow! They've created a spook-tacular event space and packed it full of chills, thrills, tricks and treats!
The Christmas Drive-In Tour: Glasgow
The Christmas Drive-In Tour is coming to Glasgow... it's the ultimate festive family night out featuring comedy, quizzes and film screenings all rolled into one!
The Parking Lot Social Winter Festival Glasgow
The magic of Christmas lives on at The Parking Lot Social Winter Festival... featuring pantomimes, huge Christmas parties, festive movie screenings, fireworks, comedy, food trucks & more!
Paisley Farmers Market
Ayrshire Farmers Markets hold a market in Paisley Town Centre on the second and last Saturdays of each month!
Halloween Pumpkin Hunt
Explore the woodland trail and see how many goulish pumpkins you can find on the scavenger hunt with your family at RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve!

Popular Venues

Beacon Arts Centre Braehead Arena Johnstone Town Hall Paisley Arts Centre The Bungalow Paisley