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…
     
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   Reconnaisance
    The support vehicles that carry out reconnaisance.
    Featured vehicles: Ferret, Scorpion, Lynx
     
11:05   Armoured Cars & Armoured Personnel Carriers
    The vehicles that get the troops where they need to be.
    Featured vehicles: Cougar, M113, M16 Half Track
     
11:15   British Army Display
    A selection of current fighting vehicles from the British Army.
    Featured vehicles:
     
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   British Tank Crews
    How have crews changed since the tanks debut in the First World War?
    Featured vehicles: Mark IV, Sherman, Centurion
     
14:05   German Armour
    A display of German Armour from the Second World War.
    Featured vehicles: Panzer III, Pak88, StuG, Marder
     
14:25   The Sherman Story
    From M4A1 to M4A4.
    Featured vehicles: Shermans
     
14:40   Best of British
    British tanks from Second World War.
    Featured vehicles: Matilda I, Valentine, Comet, Matilda II
     
15:00   Cold War Adversaries
    An extensive array of the tanks who never quite came to blows.
    Featured vehicles: IS-3, Challenger 1, M60, Leopard 2, Centurion
     
15:30   Battle Finale – Tank vs Tank
    Tank battles through the ages.
    Featured vehicles: Sherman Fury, Panzer III, Challenger 1
     
15:55   Ring of Steel
    Some of this year's highlight vehicles make a circuit of the arena.
    Featured vehicles: Valentine, Centurion, Chieftain
     
16:15   Vehicle Rides
    M548 rides commence in the arena. Additional Charges Apply


Please find the Friday programme here.