TANKFEST 202428-30 June 2024

The world’s best display of historic moving armour returns for three explosive days in June! 

TANKFEST features three full days of arena action, with explosive displays of unique historic and modern armour running throughout the weekend. 

See the stars of the Museum’s collection running alongside guest tanks and vehicles from the British Army. PLUS hear lectures from tank experts, explore Living History encampments, and see the world’s best collection of tanks inside The Tank Museum. 

TANKFEST is a sell-out event so we recommend booking soon so you don’t miss out! 

  • Friday 28 – Sunday 30 June 2024
  • 08:30 – 18:00 each day
  • Three full days of arena action
  • Reduced capacity compared to 2023 for smaller crowds
  • Living History encampments
  • Explore The Tank Museum
  • Grandstand seating available! Book now

…and much, much more!

Tickets & Prices

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TANKFEST Programme

What’s on when at TANKFEST 2024.

Plan your visit

Everything you need to visit TANKFEST.


Ajax in public running debut at TANKFEST

The next generation of British military armoured fighting vehicles, Ajax, will be making its public running debut at TANKFEST, 28 – 30 June at The Tank Museum....


TANKFEST 2024 Guest Vehicles

Find out which guest vehicles will be appearing at TANKFEST 2024....


TANKFEST 2024 Star Vehicles

Discover more about the stars of the collection running at TANKFEST 2024....


TANKFEST Speakers 2024

Find out which guest speakers will be appearing on the Lecture Stage at TANKFEST 2024....


FV4005 - The Road to TANKFEST

The Tank Museum has launched a £20,000 fundraising campaign to bring the unusual FV4005 back to life in time for TANKFEST 2024....

Supported By:

Brickmania® creates historically accurate military building kits, custom printed minifigures, and related accessories using genuine LEGO® building bricks and other premium-quality, after-market parts. Brickmania has grown a massive international following for our innovative designs, attention to detail, and top tier customer service. Learn more HERE.


Babcock is an international defence, aerospace and security company providing support and product solutions to enhance our customers’ defence capabilities and critical assets. Through a range of innovative product and service solutions, we provide increased availability, affordability, and capability. Now more than ever what we do matters – creating a safe and secure world, together. Find out more HERE.


Award-winning Dorset brewer, Hall & Woodhouse, are supporting TANKFEST for the second year running by quenching the thirst of the 21,000 guests. Find out about the £18,000 donation given by Hall & Woodhouse last year HERE. Find out more about Hall & Woodhouse HERE.

Hall & Woodhouse

Murco, a motor fuel group brand, supports The Tank Museum’s arena action during TANKFEST, Tiger Day, and Tanks in Action by providing fuel for the historic running vehicles. You can find out more about Murco HERE.


World of Tanks, the free-to-play multi-player historical tank video game, has supported The Tank Museum on various projects over the last decade – including TANKFEST, The Tiger Collection exhibition, and the Education Suite. Find out more and play HERE. Plus, by using this link World of Tanks gives the Museum a donation for every new player.

World of Tanks

TANKEST will be supported by iconic model-maker Airfix. You can fuel your modelling hobby with their vehicle kits for land, sea or sky. Find out more about Airfix here and check out the selection on tankmuseumshop.org.


COBI is a manufacturer based in southern Poland, in the city of Mielec, which is known all over the world for creating some of the most unique and detailed scaled brick models, with historical accuracy and design. For over 25 years, COBI has been producing construction bricks predominately focused on military vehicles including tanks, planes, ships and other vehicles from WWI & WWII to modern day military in its Armed Forces range.

We are very pleased to being associated with The Tank Museum in Bovington. Find out more about COBI HERE

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