TANKFEST ONLINE26 June 2022

TANKFEST Online – the only way to see what you’re missing out on!

Going live from 1430 BST in association with World of Tanks, viewers will be treated to a FREE stream of live-action from the Kuwait arena and exclusive video content.

 

Hosted by Museum Director Richard Smith and RTR veteran Richard Cutland from World of Tanks, you can sit back and enjoy a 3-hour stream from the Home of the Tank!

  • Sunday 26 June
  • 1430-1730 (BST)
  • Live Arena Displays
  • Exclusive Content
  • Guest interviews
  • Livestream Fundraiser

Show your appreciation for Tankfest Online by supporting our Livestream Fundraiser! Your donation will be directly supporting our efforts to conserve and preserve our unique collections – and keep them in action for generations to come!  

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WATCH LIVE AT 1430, 26 JUNE

TANKFEST ONLINE RUNDOWN

TIME
ACTIVITY
LOCATION
14:30 - 15:00

Explore TANKFEST: We explore the living history encampments with a special guest.

TANKFEST Site

Tank Top Gear – The Chieftain: Richard Cutland climbs behind the controls of the British Chieftain Tank. How does it perform?

Kuwait Arena

Guest Museum – Sweden: Our friends from Arsenalen tell us about the tank they would like most like to bring to TANKFEST.

Arsenalen - The Swedish Tank Museum

Explore TANKFEST: A wander around the TANKFEST tank park with one of our guest vehicle owners.

TANKFEST Site

Tank Top Gear – The Leopard: Richard Cutland takes the German Leopard for a spin.

Kuwait Arena
15:00 - 15:25

Guest Museum – USA: Our friends from the US Army Armour and Cavalry Collection tell us about the tank they would like most like to bring to TANKFEST.

US Army Armour and Cavalry Collection

Explore TANKFEST: Richard bumps into a familiar face as he browses the militaria stalls.

TANKFEST Site

Tank Top Gear – The M60: In the final instalment, Richard Cutland compares his previous rides with the American M60.

Kuwait Arena

Explore TANKFEST: We go behind the scenes to the Museum workshop and meet one of the TANKFEST volunteers.

TANKFEST Site
15:25 - 16:10

World War Two Armour: A display of tanks from World War Two with commentary from Curator David Willey

Kuwait Arena

The Sherman Story: A look at several Sherman variants in a live arena display.

Kuwait Arena
16:10 - 17:05

Cold War Armour: We go back to the Arena and David Willey for a display of Cold War Armour.

Kuwait Arena

Guest Museum – France: Our friends at the Musée des Blindés de Samur present the tank they would like most like to bring to TANKFEST.

Le Musée des Blindés de Saumur

Guest Museum – Austria: Our friends at the HGM present the tank they would like most like to bring to TANKFEST.

Heeresgeschichtliches Museum/Militärhistorisches Institut

British Army Display: The final live display features the vehicles currently in service with the British Army.

Kuwait Arena
17:05 - 17:30

Explore TANKFEST: Richard catches up with an old army buddy in the British Army display.

TANKFEST Site

Guest Museum – Finland: Our friends at the Parola Armour Museum present the tank they would like most like to bring to TANKFEST.

Panssarimuseo, The Parola Armour Museum - Finland

Explore TANKFEST: A look inside the Vehicle Conservation Centre with another special guest.

TANKFEST Site

On Twitch | Grab exclusive World of Tanks rewards during a massive giveaway for TANKFEST Online on World of Tanks Twitch channel. The longer you watch, the more rewards you’ll earn, with great loot including Premium Account days, 3D styles, and even rare premium tanks like Bat.-Châtillon Bourrasque and Type 59 Gold! All you need to do to claim your rewards is open and watch the stream on the Twitch here.

HOW WORLD OF TANKS IS SUPPORTING THE TANK MUSEUM

NEW PLAYERS | Create an account using this link or use the invite code ALPACA and claim a rental Tiger 131 premium tank  and a  Matilda Black Prince keep in World of Tanks PC.  For every new player who signs up via this referral, World of Tanks will donate to The Tank Museum! Share the invite code with your friends in time for TANKFEST Online, and take to the battlefield as a team! 

TANKFEST ONLINE MUSEUM PARTNERS

Arsenalen

Located 1-hour drive West of Stockholm, 75 vehicles on display and another 250 in storage. Both Swedish produced vehicles and foreign, some world unique.

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Arsenalen - The Swedish Tank Museum

Heeresgeschichtliches Museum

The Austrian Army Museum, (HGM) in Vienna presents the history of Austria’s Armed Forces and Navy, from the 16th century until today it tells the story of the Austrian soldier over 400 years.

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Heeresgeschichtliches Museum/Militärhistorisches Institut

Le Musée des Blindés

The Musée des Blindés is located in Saumur, France. Its 10,000m2 of exhibitions offer the discovery of 200 vehicles from the Great War to the present day.

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Le Musée des Blindés de Saumur

U.S. Army Armor & Cavalry Collection

The U.S. Army Armor & Cavalry Collection preserves the U.S. Army Armor branch heritage, history, and artefact collection.

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U.S. Army Armor & Cavalry Collection

Panssarimuseo – The Parola Armour Museum

The Parola Armour Museum in Finland houses 60 tanks and many anti-tank guns and equipment, operated or captured by the Finnish Army.

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Panssarimuseo, The Parola Armour Museum - Finland

HOW YOU CAN SUPPORT THE TANK MUSEUM

World of Tanks is backing the TANKFEST 2022 Live stream with a 14-day campaign on Tiltify to raise funds and awareness for The Tank Museum. Your donation will be directly supporting our effort to conserve and preserve their unique collections – and keep iconic tanks like Fury and Tiger 131 in action for generations to come!

Make a one-off donation using PayPal Giving Fund. Perfect for UK or international supports, 100% of the donation goes to the charity with no admin fees for either party.

You can choose how much you want to donate, Gift Aid, and remain anonymous, this is a fast, flexible way of supporting the Museum. A PayPal account is required.

Patreon is a membership platform which allows supporters and online followers of The Tank Museum to donate monthly in exchange for various benefits.

With membership levels starting at just $3 a month, you can get access to exclusive behind-the-scenes videos and Q&As, get free Tank Museum merchandise, or, for our highest tiers, a guided tour of the Museum from the Curator.

Friends of The Tank Museum

Become a member to support The Tank Museum and receive great perks, including free entry, discounts, Tracklink magazine, early access to Premium tickets, and more.

Choose from three different tiers, and, whether you join as a Gold Friend or a Tracklink subscriber, this membership scheme provides a valuable contribution to the continuation of the collection.