Thursday, February 24, 2011

Birmingham Tattoo

The Birmingham Tattoo is held annually at the National Indoor Arena in the centre of Birmingham, England.

The military tattoo features massed military bands, spectacular displays and a massed chorus. The event takes place for two weekend performances in November. The event has been held since 1989 and has attracted performers from the United States, Europe and Russia as well as bands from the Royal Marines, Coldstream Guards and Gurkhas.

The Band of the Polish Guard | The Royal Netherlands Army Reserve Band | The Royal Swedish Navy Cadet Band | The National Youth Marching Band | Combined Cadet Force 150 Year Commemorative Display | Royal Air Force Drill Display Team | Royal Air Force Cosford Queen’s Colour | Inter-Service Field Gun Competition | Racing Dogs ‘Flyball’ Competition | The Parade of Massed Standards | Lone Piper | United Kingdom Disco Display Team | Birmingham Town Crier | The Tattoo will culminate in a Spectacular Grand Finale featuring all the performers who will be joined by the British Tenor Tim Pitman in a spectacle of light and sound that will fill the arena.

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