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We at the Belfast Interntaional Tattoo are very pleased to announce that our 2021 event will now take place on Friday 3rd September and two shows on Saturday 4th September.

The event will take place, as always, at the SSE Arena in Belfast. Tickets are now available from and this site.

Note:- Any tickets that were bought for the 2020 show and have not been redeemed are valid for the 2021 show. Same show – Same seast – Same night.

We will continue to be updating this page with regular news about the event as the year and planning develops.

All media enquiries should be directed to Colin Wasson – [email protected].


Official images for the Tattoo, can be downloaded from our gallery

Official logos for the Belfast International Tattoo can be downloaded here

You can download our press releases below:

Press Release 20.08.20



The Belfast International Tattoo welcomes media interest in our unique homegrown event and we try to accommodate coverage where we are able to ensure everyone can take part. However, the Event has a media access policy which also extends to photography. If you wish to take photographs at The Belfast International Tattoo for anything other than private personal use, you will need to have permission.

All enquiries about photographic or film coverage of the Event for news purposes should be made to the Press Office ([email protected]).

Our terms and conditions of entry are:

  • No trading or other commercial activity by any ticket holder will be allowed on the Belfast International Tattoo site without the Event’s prior written consent. This includes photography or photographic services. Belfast International Tattoo will charge a fee for any commercial activity (including filming, photography and recording) on the Event site if we approve this.
  • A person may be denied entry to, or removed from the Event site, if he or she is found in possession of any equipment capable of taking professional photographs, making films, sound recordings or broadcasting (or streaming); or if he or she takes any photograph, makes a film, sound recording or broadcast of anything occurring inside the perimeters of the Belfast International Tattoo for commercial gain.
  • A person may enter the Belfast International Tattoo with photographic equipment where it is integrated into electronic communications apparatus designed for personal private use (such as a mobile telephone) and/or a personal stills camera, but the person may still be removed from the Event site if they attempt to use this device for commercial gain.

Our Press Office can help with all press enquiries. The contact is [email protected] Proposals for commercial photography are only agreed in very exceptional circumstances and are usually limited to our existing sponsors or charitable partners.

Other important points to bear in mind are:

Film crews should be kept to a minimum and must have full public and employer’s liability insurance. You must provide us with a copy of your certificate of insurance in advance.

Photographs taken at the Event cannot be included in any sponsored programme or in any form of advertising without specific approval.

You must respect the privacy of everyone at the Event.

All personal photography taken at the Belfast International Tattoo and uploaded to social media can and may be used by EEO Ltd in the promotion of event without payment being to made to original owner of images.