The next Birmingham International Tattoo will take place on
Saturday 8th February 2025 at 6pm & Sunday 9th February 2025 at 2pm
Below are the details of the bands from 2024 as an example of the type of performances you can expect.
The 2025 bands will be announced later in 2024.

Marching band 2024

The Massed International Bands

The Birmingham Tattoo would not be complete without the massed international bands who as well as performing individually also come together for the Spectacular Grand Finale each day.

Marching band 2024

The Band of the Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment

The Band of The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment was formed in 1993 and is one of 19 UK-based Army Reserve Bands. As well as providing musical support across Kent and The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment, they deliver essential music capability to events and engagements across the UK and overseas. They have previously performed at many events across the UK and have undertaken deployments to Gibraltar, Cyprus, India, and Uzbekistan.

Marching band 2024

The Band of the Royal Norwegian Air Force Band
(Luftforsvarets musikkorps)

The Band of the Royal Norwegian Air Force Band (Luftforsvarets musikkorps) is the official military band of the Royal Norwegian Air Force, based out of Trondheim, a municipality in the Trondheim Region.

The band participates in parades and ceremonies across Norway and performs for Norwegian royalty and the government on behalf of the Royal Norwegian Air Force.

Marching band 2024

The Austrian Army Band
(Militärmusik Oberösterreich)

In the more than 50 years of the existence of the Militärmusik Oberösterreich almost 2,000 musicians have performed their military service with the band. Some of the musicians have gone on to perform with the Vienna Philharmonic, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, the Bruckner Orchestra Linz, the Tonkünstler, the Vereinigte Bühnen Wien and in various state symphony orchestras.

Marching band 2025

The Pipes and Drums

We are pleased to welcome representatives from the Shirley Pipe Band, the West Midlands Fire Service Pipe Band, Standard Triumph Pipe Band, Birmingham Irish Pipes & Drums and the Wolverhampton Pipe Band who will perform together at the Birmingham International Tattoo. We look forward to them all joining us at the Resorts World Arena.

Marching band 2025

The National Marching Band

The National Marching Band includes members drawn from many individual youth marching bands. All the bands adopt the style of the British Military. Some of the member bands are also active members of the Scout & Guide Association, The Boys and Girls Brigade and the Church Lads and Church Girls Brigade.

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