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Biggest Tattoo event all set to wow the crowds

By Burton Mail  |  Posted: July 12, 2014

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MORE than 1,000 performers are heading to the Midlands for the 2014 Birmingham International Tattoo.

Britain’s biggest indoor international tattoo returns to the National Indoor Arena on Saturday, November 29 and November 30 bringing together marching bands, displays and culminating in the grand finale featuring all the performers in a ‘spectacle of pomp and pageantry’.

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 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.

Tickets cost from £17.20 and are available from www.theticketfactory.com or 08443 388000.

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