South West Model Show Programme

What’s on, when on 10 September. Check out our jam-packed programme of displays, workshops, Q&As, and more below. 

Programme is subject to change.

TIME
ACTIVITY
LOCATION
09:00

Site Opens 

Sitewide
All Day

Model Hovercraft Display 

From the Model Hovercraft Association

Outside Trader Area

Model Flying Exhibit Stand 

From the British Model Flying Association

Outside Trader Area

Balcony Access to the Vehicle Conservation Centre

Unique vehicles not on public display.

VCC

Your Modelling Questions Answered 

Ask your modelling queries to tank modelling experts, The Tank Museum Volunteer Modellers.

Orientation Zone

Tank Museum Scalextric Competition 

Test your Scalextrics skills on a bespoke Tank Museum track, including fastest lap leader board

World War Two Hall

Colouring and Craft Station

Get mini-modellers involved in hands-on activities. Children must be supervised at all times.

Cold War Hall

Remote Control Tank Display

Mini Tanks in Action, from Independent Tankers, Armortek and Southern Armoured Group.

Cold War Hall and Outside

Computer Model Flying Simulation

Could you fly a model plane? Find out! With British Model Flying Association.

Orientation Zone
10:00 - 15:00

Build a Tank 

Build a tank with Models for Heroes, a non-profit that support Armed Forces and Emergency Services personnel and veterans through modelling.

World War Two Hall
10:00 - 13:00

Vehicle Rides in the Arena

Ride in a real tracked vehicle – a Cold War M548 troop carrier. £4 per person or £13.50 for a family of four, pay on the day.

Kuwait Arena
10:00 - 10:30

Q&A with the Daleks

What do the Daleks want to EXTERMINATE? Find out from the Charity Dalek Squad.

Entertainment Marquee
10:30 - 11:30

AMMO by Mig Painting Demonstration (Base Colours and Camo on Tanks)

Find out how to get the perfect colours and camouflage on your tank models from Mig Jimenez.

 

Entertainment Marquee
10:30 - 11:00

Airbrushing Techniques: Airbrush Basics

Learn how to airbrush with Model Inspirations.

Education Room
11:30 - 12:30

AMMO by Mig Painting Demonstration (Weathering on Tanks)

Find out how to get the perfect lived-in look on your tank models from Mig Jimenez.

Mig Jimenez
11:30 - 12:00

Airbrushing Techniques: Priming and Finishes

Perfect your model using airbrushing with Model Inspirations.

Education Room
12:30 - 13:00

Q&A with the Daleks

What do the Daleks want to EXTERMINATE? Find out from the Charity Dalek Squad.

Entertainment Marquee
12:30 - 13:00

Airbrushing Techniques: Metallics

Get the perfect metal finish with Model Inspirations.

Education Room
13:30 - 14:00

Live Model Boat Display – D-Day Landings 

See a reconstruction of the D-Day Landings (complete with pyrotechnics!) from the Portsmouth Model Boat Display Team.

Outside
14:00 - 16:00

Vehicle Rides in the Arena

Ride in a real tracked vehicle – a Cold War M548 troop carrier. £4 per person or £13.50 for a family of four, pay on the day.

Kuwait Arena
14:00 - 15:00

AMMO by Mig – Meet & Greet

Meet modeller and paint expert Mig Jimenez.

Entertainment Marquee
15:00 - 17:00

Airbrushing Techniques: Have a go

Try out your airbrushing skills with Model Inspirations.

Education Room
17:00

Site Closes

Sitewide

South West Model Show

10 September 2022

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