Amiens 100 Programme

Find out what's going on throughout the day.

     
PROGRAMME FOR AMIENS 100
     
10:00   Site Opens 
     
ALL DAY   First World War Aircraft
    Bristol scout on static display.
     
ALL DAY   First World War Artefacts
    See First World War Memorabilia from The Tank Museum Archives displayed in the WW2 Hall.
     
ALL DAY   Family History*
    Trace your First World War family history in the Museum Archives.
     
ALL DAY   Children's Craft activities
    First World War themed crafts in the Cold War Hall, next to Soft Play. 
     
10:00 - 12:00   Climb inside a WWI tank
    Climb inside a British Mark IV and find out what life was like for the crew.
     
10:00 - 12:30   Vehicle Rides
    M548 rides commence in the arena. Additional Charges Apply
     
10:00 - 12:30   Access to Arena Vehicles
    View the vehicles which are taking part in the arena display.
     
10:00 - 16:00   Vehicle Conservation Centre open
    Access to the balcony of the centre.
     
10:30 - 11:00   Tommy in the Trenches
    Learn about the life of a World War One soldier.
     
11:00 - 11:40   The Great War Cavalry Display
    A display of skill at arms and tent pegging on horseback: an accurate depiction of First World War cavalrymen from History's Maid.
     
11:30 - 12:00   Tank Story Hall Tour
    Learn about 100 years of the tank. 
     
11:00 - 12:30   Tank Corps Heroes
    Find out more about the four Tank Corps VC's on display.
     
12:00 - 12:30   Tommy in the Trenches
    Learn about the life of a World War One soldier.
     
13:00 - 14:00   Tank Display
    See Tanks in Action and a First World War mock battle.
     
13:30 - 15:00   Tank Corps Heroes
    Find out more about the four Tank Corps VC's on display.
     
14:00 - 16:00   Access to Arena Vehicles
    View the vehicles which are taking part in the arena display.
     
14:00 - 16:00   Climb inside a WWI tank
    Climb inside a British Mark IV and find out what life was like for the crew.
     
14:30 - 16:30   Vehicle Rides
    M548 rides commence in the arena. Additional Charges Apply
     
14:30 - 15:10   The Great War Cavalry Display
    A display of skill at arms and tent pegging on horseback: an accurate depiction of First World War cavalrymen from History's Maid.
     
15:00 - 15:30   Tank Story Hall Tour
    Learn about 100 years of the tank. 
     
15:30 - 16:00   Tommy in the Trenches
    Learn about the life of a World War One soldier.
     
17:00   Event End


*Please bring the full name, service number and unit of the individual as that will help identification. The team can also assist with the identification of cap badges, photographs and medals. The Tank Museum doesn't hold individual service records, and the records in the collection are for the Heavy Branch Machine Gun Corps and Tank Corps as well as RTC, RTR and RAC.


Amiens 100 Event

08.08.2018

To Mark the Centenary of the Battle of Amiens

Frequently Asked Questions

Simply colour in the Amiens poppy and bring it with you.

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