Triumphal return for military tattoo

Buxton Military Tattoo, The Volunteer Band of the Mercian Regiment
Buxton Military Tattoo, The Volunteer Band of the Mercian Regiment

AFTER a sell-out show in 2010, the Buxton Military Tattoo returns this year with more performers and more performances.

Expect to see some of the finest military bands in the United Kingdom as well as some exciting displays, including: The Heavy Cavalry & Cambrai Band; The Notts Band of The Royal Engineers (V); The Yorkshire Volunteers Band & Corps of Drums; The Lancashire Artillery Volunteers Band; The Pipes and Drums of RAF Waddington; 126 (City of Derby) Sqn ATC Drill Display Team Private Derby XXIX; Cadet Lite Gun Race (evening performance only); Massed Band Finale; The Lone Piper; and Sunset Ceremony (evening performance only).

This year there are two performances, both on Saturday July 9 - a matinee at 2pm and a slightly longer evening show at 6pm.

Tickets are priced at £15 and £19.50, with reductions for under-16s, and can be purchased from the box office at Buxton Opera House on 0845 127 2190.

Hospitality packages are also available and details can be obtained from the event manager Chris Thornton on 01298 25568 or

Buxton Military Tattoo is presented by ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, which supports men and women who put everything on the line to defend us and our country, with lifetime support whether they are serving soldiers or veterans.

Further details about the Buxton Military Tattoo can be found on the website or by calling 01298 25568.