TANKFEST 202323-25 June 2023

TANKFEST 2023: Presented by World of Tanks

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

For the first time, 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 23 – Sunday 25 June 2023
  • 08:30 – 18:00 each day
  • Three full days of arena action
  • Living History encampments
  • Expert lectures & talks
  • Explore The Tank Museum
  • Grandstand upgrades

…and much, much more!

Tickets & Prices

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TANKFEST Programme

What’s on when at TANKFEST 2023.


Stay up-to-date with the latest guest vehicles, videos, ticket releases, and speakers.

TANKFEST 2023 is sponsored by:

World of Tanks, the free-to-play MMO game from Wargaming, allows tank fans to take control of historic vehicles and compete against players around the world. They have been the headline sponsor of TANKFEST for many years, also supporting the Museum’s exhibition and education offerings.

World of Tanks

History Hit offers original military, historic and war documentaries plus podcasts hosted by experts in the field. Get access to hundreds of documentaries, interviews, podcasts, and audiobooks with one month free using code TANKFEST at access.HistoryHit.com

History Hit

Dorset brewery Hall & Woodhouse is sponsoring the bar at TANKFEST, ensuring event visitors are appropriately supplied with beverages from Badger brewery all weekend. Based in Blandford, Hall & Woodhouse and Badger Brewery are Dorset institutions, founded in 1777 and operating over 250 pubs in the south of England. Find out more here.

Hall & Woodhouse


History Hit at TANKFEST 2023

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World's only running Nashorn at TANKFEST 2023

World’s only running Nashorn in UK debut at TANKFEST 2023....


WW2 Warbird Flypast at TANKFEST 2023

Spitfire, Hurricane and Lancaster to participate in Flypast at TANKFEST 2023...


Centaur III to run at TANKFEST 2023

WW2 Centaur tank to run for the first time at TANKFEST 2023....


Replica Panzer I makes UK debut

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TANKFEST 2023 Guest Vehicles

Find out which guest vehicles will be appearing at TANKFEST 2023....


TANKFEST 2023 Star Vehicles

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Tank TV at TANKFEST 2023

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TANKFEST: In the Arena

For our 100th birthday, this year’s arena display will be curated by David Willey. PLUS first guest vehicle announcement....