Tiger Day Spring Programme

What’s on, when, on 27 April 2024!

Please note all vehicles are subject to mechanical availability. 

TIME
ACTIVITY
LOCATION
08:30

Site Opens

 

Full Site
08:30 - 17:00

Collections Close Up

See items related to the Tiger tank from our Archive and Supporting Collection.

Tank Story Hall
08:30 - 13:30

VCC Floor Open

Get inside the Vehicle Conservation Centre and see the 100+ vehicles not on public display.

 

Vehicle Conservation  Centre
09:00 - 10:45

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
11:15 - 11:35

Wheeled Vehicle Display

Learn about wheeled vehicles and German wartime motorcycles.

Featuring the Kettenkrad, Daimler Dingo, Daimler Armoured Car, Hotchkiss Jeep, and more. 

Kuwait Arena
11:35 - 12:00

Anti-Tank Firing Display

The Garrison Artillery Volunteers will be demonstrating firing a 6 Pounder and Pheasant AT Gun.

Kuwait Arena
13:00 - 13:30

Tank Chats Live

Find out more about our vehicles with live talks from the arena.

Featuring Daimler Armoured Car and Morris Armoured Car. 

Kuwait Arena
13:30 - 14:30

Main Arena Display including Battle Re-enactment

The display will feature Tiger 131 alongside other WW2 tanks, and include a re-enactment of its capture on 24 April 1943, specially for the 80th anniversary on 24 April.

Featuring Tiger I, Panzer III, Matilda II, M3 Stuart, Churchill Mark III, M4A2 Sherman ‘Fury’, M24 Chaffee, Comet A34, Centaur A27L Mk III, Valentine Mk IX, Daimler Dingo and more

Kuwait Arena
14:45 - 16:00

Tank Access in the Arena

Get close up to the tanks that appeared in the display and talk to the crews.

Kuwait Arena

Explore the VCC Floor

Get inside the Vehicle Conservation Centre and see the 100+ vehicles not on public display.

Vehicle Conservation Centre
17:00

Site Closes

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