Evening Tattoo

31st Anniversary Games

Evening Tattoo

Commencing 6pm

The highlight for many attending will be the evening Tattoo. This three hour evening variety spectacular, complete with the Paeroa Castle, which is based on the famous Edinburgh Tattoo in Scotland.

Let the Tattoo begin!

The opening segment features the first of two Massed Band displays with 250 pipers and drummers and is sure to stir the blood and sends tingles down the spine. During the evening Tattoo, a Trans-tasman Caber challenge will be contested between the teams from New Zealand and Australia.

Other performers include Highland Dancers, Mace flourishing, Pipe Bands displays, Ode to the Haggis. The Tattoo closes with the “Lone Piper” playing, and the singing of “Old Lang Syne”.

This years Special Guests: Marian Burns & McSweeney Brothers,
Two Many Chiefs, Sarah Spicer & The Blue Riders, Charlotte Yates.

cannon by Jo Tilsley

– photo by Jo Tilsley

March from Paeroa Castle 1 Rod Baker Clemas

– photo by Rod Baker-Clemas

Evening Tattoo – photos by Trevor Lowe