Performers in the BELFAST TATTOO 2017

The Imps Motorcycle Display Team


The IMPS Motorcycle Display Team:

Formed in the early 70s from within a children's summer holiday project, The Hackney Adventure Holiday Project, and now in its 47th. year The Imps from humble beginning's, serving the poorer children of the community of East London, ha .....

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Crescendo Bicycle Band - The Netherlands


Bicycle Show band Crescendo, Opende - The Netherlands

The Bicycle Show band Crescendo started its life, like so many show bands, as a village music-corps. In 1922 Crescendo was founded as a normal 'sitting' fanfare just making music. Around 1960 Crescendo changed .....

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Winnipeg Police Band - Canada


Since 1920 the Winnipeg Police Pipe Band has electrified and stirred both national and international audiences with their masterful play and striking full dress uniform.

Attired in their traditional Royal Stewart Tartan, the band has performed in cities across North Am .....

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Lume of Biqueira - Spain


Lume de Biqueira (Fire from the shoe tip) is probably the most spectacular Pipe Band all over Spain. Founded in 1998, since the beginning, when their music was very standard, close to Galician tradition, Lume de Biqueira has developed a unique fusion style, which could be na .....

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Coleraine Fife and Drum


Coleraine Fife and Drum was formed in 1919 just after the First World War, and came through the amalgamation of two bands in Coleraine at the time.

One was the Ramparts Band, known as the Park Band and the other was Killowen, made up of the Church Lads' Brigade. Ma .....

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Cahard Flute Band


In 1987 Cahard Flute Band was the first flute band to win an Irish Championship under the direction of a female conductor.

The Band is part of community life in the Saintfield area and beyond, where it plays regularly at concerts, church services, parades and more. .....

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Kellswater Flute Band


The Kellswater Flute Band was founded in 1947, four miles south of Ballymena, and take their name from the Kellswater River.

Highlights of the Band's history included taking part in The Lord Mayor's Show in London in 2011.

In 2012 the band featured on BB .....

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Belfast Tattoo Highland Dancers


The Belfast Highland Dancers will be led by Laura Tweedie and her dance school 'Clan Davidson'. They have been going for 13 years and have performed in DisneyLand Paris as part of the entertainment for the mass audiences. They have won awards for costumes and have had several cho .....

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Fanfare of Magenta - Italy


The Fanfare dei Bersaglieri of Magenta was founded in 1984 by a group of soldiers on leave and over the years thanks also to the continuous renewal of the group with new young musicians, has become one of the most important and best known Fanfare of Italy getting sensational succ .....

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Fascinating Drums - Germany


Fascinating Drums - Germany. The Group, now in its ninth year, hail from the Westphalia and Lippstadt area of Germany and have quickly gathered a reputation for their spectacular show throughout Europe and beyond. Their show uses drum techniques from Germany, Scotland and Switzer .....

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The Band of the Royal Air Force College


Since its formation in 1920, The Band of the Royal Air Force College is arguably the Band which is most steeped in musical history and tradition.

Based at The RAF College Cranwell, Lincolnshire since its formation, the Band continues to perform at a diverse range of ve .....

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Manorcunningham Pipe Band


The band has been a member of the IPBA since 1980's, however they have competed at the majority of local competitions organised by the RSPBANI branch due to their close proximity to Northern Ireland.

The band has enjoyed significant successes during their journey to .....

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The Queen's Colour Squadron of the Royal Air Force 63 Squadron


The Royal Air Force has had a ceremonial drill unit based at Royal Air Force Uxbridge in Middlesex since the early 1920s. Through its doors, under the assumed name John Hume-Ross, passed T E Lawrence famous for his World War 1 exploits as Lawrence of Arabia. On the 1st of Novembe .....

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The Choir of Belfast High School


Belfast High School Senior Choir currently has a membership of around sixty singers. Pupils can join the choir from Year 10 and most continue to participate until they leave school at the end of Year 14.

The choir contributes annually to several public school events, .....

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Raffrey Pipe Band


RAFFREY PIPE BAND

The band was originally formed in 1933 in Raffrey Co.Down with 17 pipers playing Lawrie Pipes. They at that stage did not have uniforms so wore suits and Glengarry's. At this time they were under the leadership of Pipe Major William Hope who was a .....

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