The Tank Museum | TANKFEST 2019 Preview Day Arena Programme

TANKFEST 2019 Preview Day Arena Programme

Find out what's on on the Friday of TANKFEST

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The full Friday programme including non-arena entertainment is here

     
FRIDAY PROGRAMME
     
09:00   Site Opens
     
09:00 - 14:30   Vehicle Rides
    M548 rides commence in the arena. Additional Charges Apply
     
10:00   Tank Park Opens
    See the stars of The Tank Museum's historic collection and guests. 
    Featured vehicles: Sherman 'Fury', Matilda II, StuG III, Sherman Firefly.
     
11:00   Jim Dowdall Talk
    A talk on performing stunts in Hollywood blockbusters and tanks in the movies
    Location: Entertainment Marquee
     
11:45   Lt. Col Jim Howard Talk
    Find out about heavy armour in modern warfare from a member of the Royal Tank Regiment
    Location: Entertainment Marquee
     
12:30   David Fletcher Talk
    The Tank Museum's Historian on the Straussler Armoured Car
    Location: Entertainment Marquee
     
13:15   Richard Cutland Talk
    Wargaming and the Bretagne Panther 
    Location: Entertainment Marquee
     
14:00   Richard Osgood
    Find out about the world of the Military Archeologist 
    Location: Entertainment Marquee
     
14:30   British Army Rehearsal
    The British Army displays some of the latest modern armour used by its troops in combat. 
    Featured vehicles: Challenger 2, Warrior, Jackal, Titan.
     
15:00   D-Day 75: Convoy Rehearsal
    For the 75th anniversary of D-Day, we present a convoy of the vehicles used in the Allied invasion of Normandy and Axis opponents. 
    Featured vehicles: Hotchkiss Jeep, Daimler Dingo, Stuart M3, M16 Halftrack, M4 Sherman, Morris Armoured Car, Sherman Firefly, Panther, Valentine DD.
     
15:40   Cold War Warriors Rehearsal
    The Main Battle Tanks that never quite came to blows. 
    Featured vehicles: Centurion, Leopard 1, Leopard PRTL, Type 59, T-72, M103, M60, Chieftain, Challenger 1. 
     
16:00   Final Reckoning Rehearsal
    Second World War British, American and Soviet tanks meet their German counterparts. 
    Featured vehicles: Panther, T-34/85, Sherman 'Fury', Sherman Firefly, Panzer III, StuG III, Kettenkrad, Kübelwagen, Sd.Kfz. 251. 
     

Please note that this programme is subject to change. 




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