Tiger Day April 2017 Programme

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TIGER DAY VII PROGRAMME
09:00 - 17:30 Tiger Trophies
Items and documents from the Archive
Location: Churchill Suite
09:00 - 16:00 Craft Activities
Additional charges may apply
Location: Battlegroup Afghanistan Hall
09:30 - 13:30 Vehicle Conservation Centre
Exclusive access to the floor of the VCC to view our extended collection
Location: Vehicle Conservation Centre
09:30 - 13:00 Tracked Vehicle Rides
Additional Charges Apply
Location: Kuwait Arena
09:45 - 10:30 Churchill’s Bag a Tiger Talk
The story of how Tiger 131 was captured
Location: Sherman Suite
10:30 - 11:00 Tiger 131 in the Desert
Children's mine sweeping activity
Location: Battlegroup Afghanistan Hall
11:00 - 11:30 King Tiger Talk
A talk on Germany's successor to the infamous Tiger 131 tank
Location: WWII Hall, Tiger Collection, at King Tiger Tank
11:30 - 12:15 Churchill's Bag a Tiger Talk
The Story of how Tiger 131 was captured
Location: Sherman Suite
12:00 - 13:15 Meet the Crew of Tiger 131
An opportunity to get up close to Tiger 131 and meet the crew before the display.
Location: Tank Story Hall
12:15 - 12:45 King Tiger Talk
A talk on Germany’s successor to the infamous Tiger 131 tank
Location: WWII Hall, Tiger Collection, at King Tiger Tank
13:30 - 14:00 Tanks in Action
See a variety of Second World War tanks in our display starring Tiger 131
Location: Kuwait Arena. Vehicles: Matilda I, Valentine, Sherman, Panzer III, Centurion, Leopard 1, Tiger 131, Comet, Panzer 61.
13:30 - 17:00 Vehicle Conservation Centre
Access to the viewing balcony of our VCC to view our extended collection
Location: Vehicle Conservation Centre
14:00 Tiger 131 Photo Opportunity
Watch Tiger 131 move from the Kuwait Arena to the Tiger Collection
Location: Linsay Road
14:15 - 14:45 Tiger Stalker - The Sherman Firefly
The effect of the Firefly on the battlefield against heavy German armour.
Location: The Tank Story Hall, Sherman Firefly.
14:30 - 16:30 Tracked Vehicle Rides
Additional charges apply
Location: Kuwait Arena
14:30 - 17:30 Viewing of Tiger 131
View our ambush of Tigers, all together in the Tiger Collection
Location: WWII Hall, Tiger Collection
15:00 - 15:45 Churchill's Bag a Tiger Talk
The story of how Tiger 131 was captured
Location: Sherman Suite
15:30 - 16:00 131 in the Desert
Children's mine sweeping activities
Location: Battlegroup Afghanistan Hall
16:15 - 17:00 Churchill's Bag a Tiger Talk
The story of how Tiger 131 was captured
Location: Sherman Suite
17:30 Museum Closes
All of these activities are subject to change


The Tiger Day event programme and vehicles listed to take part are subject to health and safety, operational, weather and mechanical considerations. The Tank Museum reserves the right to amend or modify the programme, or withdraw vehicles, at any time without notification when reasonably required in accordance with its own best-practice procedures or those of exhibit owners. As with all historic machines, the appearance of the Tiger tank in the arena display is subject to its mechanical reliability on the day.


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