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_MG_0525*GUEST STAR* Panther 

A Second World War Panther tank will be appearing at TANKFEST 2019 for the first time, thanks to the French Tank Museum and World of Tanks. Find out more


Valentine DD Tankfest*GUEST STAR* Valentine DD

A rare Valentine Duplex Drive tank, owned by John Pearson, will be staying out of the water and driving around the TANKFEST arena with other WWII vehicles to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day. 


Churchill III*TANK MUSUEM STAR* Churchill Mark III

The newly loaned Churchill Mark III is being restored in The Tank Museum Workshop, ready for TANKFEST. It has been over 5 years since a Churchill ran at this event. The vehicle is one of three Churchills recently given on long-term loan from the Churchill Trust. 


Stug Tankfest*GUEST STAR* StuG III

Returning guest star, the StuG III is now confirmed to be running at TANKFEST. This vehicle is one of only a handful of running StuGs and is owned by Jon Phillips. 


Centurion*GUEST STAR* Centurion

A Centurion lent by John Davies will be returning to The Tank Museum to run at TANKFEST 2019. 


Chaffee new*TANK MUSEUM STAR* Chaffee

The newly running Chaffee is joining the other Second World War vehicles in the arena this TANKFEST. 



45) Leopard I PRTL van het toenmalige Legermuseum, hier op het depot te Grave-Driehuis, 10-08-2006. Foto Wim den Dunnen*GUEST STAR* Cheetah PRTL 

The Cheetah PRTL is a self-propelled anti-aircraft gun and is being brought to TANKFEST by The Historic Collection of the Royal Netherlands Army, in cooperation with the National Military Museum of The Netherlands.

sherman-firefly-tanks-in-town-2005-2*GUEST STAR* Sherman Firefly 

This particular Sherman Firefly comes from the Bastogne Barracks in Belgium, part of the Belgian Royal Military Museum. Find out more


TANKFEST 2019 programme now available

The Tank Museum are pleased to announce the arena display programme for Saturday and Sunday of TANKFEST has been released. Check out what's going on here. Please note this is subject to change. 


FB_IMG_1499936032048*GUEST STAR* Two Russian T-34s 

The tanks are T-34/85 variants and both were produced during the Second World War. One is coming from the Cobbaton Collection in Devon and the other has been kindly lent by private collector, John Sanderson. Find out more


Hago for TF News*GUEST STAR* Type 95 Ha-Go

A Type 95 Ha-Go tank, used by Japan during the Second World War, will be running in the arena at TANKFEST 2019. Only two operational Ha-Go tanks exist in the world and this is the first time that one has ever run at TANKFEST. Find out more

Get a taste of TANKFEST live displays with the Sherman Story from TANKFEST 2018


Check out the highlights of last year's TANKFEST


4DirectorNEW for 2019 - Officers' Mess Tickets - on sale now!

Replacing our previous Premium and Director's Enclosure ticket offer, we’ve redesigned the experience to make it more about what you came for - the Tanks! With just 90 places available in the Officers' Mess, you’ll experience TANKFEST from the best seats in the house – with complimentary drinks and snacks throughout. Find out more here.


Behind the scenes with Jingles at TANKFEST 2019


tankfest news 1Preview Day Restoration Experience - on sale now!

If you enjoyed our Matilda Diaries series on YouTube, you’ll love the TANKFEST Restoration Workshop Experience! In a full day of restoration themed activities, you’ll find out how The Tank Museum conserves, restores and maintains it historic fleet of vehicles. Find out more here. 

Explore TANKFEST Living History area with YouTuber Lindybeige


Tank Chat Special from TANKFEST 2017


Tank Chat Special - 100 years of the tank from TANKFEST 2016


All you need to know about TANKFEST 2019

28.06.2019 - 30.06.2019

Presented by World of Tanks, the world's biggest display of historic moving armour

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