The Glasgow Tattoo
Glasgow will host its vey own Tattoo event at The SSE Hydro in January 2017.
This historic event will showcase some of the finest musicians and dancers from Scotland, Ulster, and across Europe, in a three hour show. The Glasgow Tattoo will allow the bands and performers to showcase their talents for the first time on a large scale in an indoor Arena. The net has been cast far and wide to bring together bands and dancers of the highest standard.
The Massed Pipe Band will feature The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Pipe Band, The Glasgow Skye Association Pipe Band, Lomond & Clyde Pipe Band, Pride Of Ballinran Flute Band, Blackscull Flute Band, Murley Silver Band, Dungannon Silver Band, Dunloy Accordion Band, Vow Accordion Band, The Artane Band (Dublin), Lume De Biquera Pipe Band (Madrid), Amigo Leiden Band (Holland), Fascinating Drums (Germany).
In addition, there will be performances from The Glasgow Tattoo Highland Dance Troupe, choreographed by David Wilton, and Innova Irish Dance Troupe, who were semi-finalists in Britain’s Got Talent in 2014.
The Glasgow Tattoo is pleased to confirm that the MC will be Ms Helen Mark.
Colin Wasson, Producer The Glasgow Tattoo said today:
“Given the close and historic cultural heart that beats between Belfast and Glasgow, through its strong ship building links, its sporting links and its music and cultural links, we are very proud to be creating an event for Glasgow, which will reflect Glasgow’s proud history and reflect it links with the rest of the world”.
The Glasgow Tattoo will be under the control of current World Champion Adult Drum Major, Brian Wilson MBE, Lomond & Clyde Pipe Band, who has held the title twice previously. He has travelled extensively all over the world to compete in major Championships and Tattoos which include America, South Africa, New Zealand, Belgium, Germany, and Australia. His other titles include Ulster, All-Ireland, Cowal, European, Scottish, British, American and Australian titles. He currently runs his own school of drumming in Armagh. The highlight of Brian’s career was receiving his MBE Award from Prince Charles in 2013.
Please note that Level 3 is accessible by stairs only. Some areas of Level 2 and Level 3 may not be suitable for those with mobility difficulties, those who are not comfortable with heights or those who experience vertigo.
We anticipate you should receive your tickets at least 21 days prior to the event you are attending. Thank you for your patience.