The Tank Museum | TANKFEST 2020 Programme

TANKFEST 2020 Programme

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

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Please note this programme is subject to change. 

Friday

Friday is a Preview Day and therefore doesn't have a full arena display programme, however there is still loads to do! Plus, with fewer visitors attending, you'll get to explore the site without the crowds. 

Highlights
  • Full talk and discussion programme from tank historians, military experts and online creators, across two stages. Hear your favourite writers and creators talk about their current research projects or debate controversies in the world of armoured warfare. 
  • Tank Chats Live in the Kuwait Arena. See 2020's guest armour in depth, with their owners and restorers discussing their history. Stay up-to-date with guest vehicle announcements here
  • Vehicle Rides throughout the day in an M548 tracked vehicle. 
  • Living History encampments.
  • Scour the trade stalls before the weekend visitors arrive.
  • Explore The Tank Museum and the new Second World War Exhibition, WW2: War Stories.
Speakers include:

  • Florian Wittig and Jesse Alexander – The Great War Channel
  • Nicholas Moran – The Chieftain
  • Lance Geiger – The History Guy
  • David Fletcher
  • Patrick Cordingley
  • Lt Col CAJ Valdes-Scott
  • Christopher Joll


Saturday & Sunday

Get the full TANKFEST experience on Saturday and Sunday. 

Highlights
  • Saturday and Sunday will both feature a variety of live displays in the arena, highlighting The Tank Museum's extensive Running Fleet plus guest armour, from 10.30 to 16.30. Stay up-to-date with guest vehicle announcements here
  • See the British Army's current vehicles in their display and battle. 
  • Afternoon arena display opened by the British Army's Parachute Display Team. 
  • Vehicle Rides between shows in an M548 tracked vehicle. 
  • Living History encampments.
  • Traders and food-stalls. 
  • Live music in the Entertainment Tent.
  • Explore The Tank Museum and the new Second World War Exhibition, WW2: War Stories.


All you need to know about TANKFEST 2020

11.09.2020 - 13.09.2020

The world's best display of historic moving armour

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Available Friday, Saturday or Sunday

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