Royal Regiment of Scotland piper at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. (Image: MoD)
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Military Tattoo Promises Financial Boost To Forces Charities

The Tattoo says it has donated more than £11 million to charities since it began in 1950.

Royal Regiment of Scotland piper at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. (Image: MoD)

Royal Regiment of Scotland piper at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (Image: MoD)

Organisers of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo say money raised from the success of this year's festival will benefit forces charities.

The Tattoo, staged at Edinburgh Castle throughout August, featured military performers from around the world.

Organisers have pledged £775,000 to Armed Services beneficiaries.

They will include the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity, Army in Scotland Trust, and Scottish National War Memorial.

The Tattoo says it has donated more than £11 million to charities since it began in 1950.

Rucelle Soutar, Head of Finance for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, spoke to Forces Radio BFBS about the work they do: