TANKFEST Arena Programme

Saturday & Sunday

     
PROGRAMME FOR SATURDAY & SUNDAY
     
MORNING DISPLAYS
     
09:00   Site Opens
     
09:00 - 10:30   Vehicle Rides
    M548 rides commence in the arena. Additional Charges Apply
     
10:30   Show Opening
    The Museum Director declares the show open in style…
    Featured vehicles: Rolls Royce Armoured Car
     
10:35   Shock and Awe
    An explosive start to Tankfest 2018 as three Main Battle Tanks race round the arena at full speed.
    Featured vehicles: Leopard 1.
     
10:45   Armoured Cars & Armoured Personnel Carriers through the Ages
    The support vehicles that carry out reconnaisance and get troops where they need to be.
    Featured vehicles: M16 Half-Track, Daimler Dingo, Cougar
     
11:00   Light Tanks
    A display of those vehicles for when time is of the essence and speed is a necessity.
    Featured vehicles: Vickers Light MkIV, M3 Stuart, Scorpion
     
12:00   100 Years of Tank on Tank Battles
    Our centenary commemorations continue with this unique collection of First World War Tanks
    Featured vehicles: Mark IV (replica), A7V (replica) FT-17
     
12:20 - 13:50   Vehicle Rides
    M548 rides commence in the arena. Additional Charges Apply
     
    AFTERNOON DISPLAYS
     
13:50   The Sherman Story
    From M4A1 to M4A4.
    Featured vehicles: Shermans
     
14:10   German Armour
    A display of German Armour from the Second World War.
    Featured vehicles: Panzer III, Pak88
     
14:25   Recovery
    The big beasts needed in tricky situations.
    Featured vehicles: Centurion ARV, Chieftain ARV, Challenger CRAARV
     
14:35   Cold War Adversaries
    An extensive array of the tanks who never quite came to blows.
    Featured vehicles: IS-3, Challenger 1, M60, Leopard 2
     
14:55   Best of British
    British tanks from Second World War to the present day.
    Featured vehicles: Matilda I, Valentine, Comet, Centurion, Challenger 1, Chieftain
     
15:30   Battle Finale – Tank vs Tank
    Tank battles through the ages.
    Featured vehicles: Sherman Fury, Churchill, Panzer III, Jagdpanther
     
16:05   Ring of Steel
    Some of this year's highlight vehicles make a circuit of the arena.
    Featured vehicles: Valentine, Centurion, Chieftain
     
16:10   Vehicle Rides
    M548 rides commence in the arena. Additional Charges Apply