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Highland Military Tattoo scrapped by board

THE HIGHLAND Military Tattoo at Fort George has been cancelled following poor attendances and a ‘risky financial situation’, writes Neill Bo Finlayson.

The event’s board announced on Tuesday it has decided not to hold another tattoo, despite it attracting more than 6,000 visitors this year.

In a statement, the board said: ‘Despite tremendous praise for the event again this year, the board are in full agreement that another year of low attendance rates, the likelihood of increased costs for Ministry of Defence support and the tattoo’s risky financial situation make it unsustainable.’

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