ARMOURFEST 2022 @ Norfolk Tank Museum

ARMOURFEST 2022 @ Norfolk Tank Museum

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Thank you very much for purchasing a ticket for Armourfest 2022 and/or the Hangar Dance ! See you in August! Your tickets will be emailed to you and you can either print them and bring them with you, or pull them up in the Eventbrite App on your mobile device. To avoid any delays, please have your ticket ready to be scanned at the gate. You may wish to bring a camping chair. Armourfest is an predominantly and outdoor event, so please be prepared for the weather. Although we had a card payment machine in the Tea Room, many of the stalls are likely to be Cash Only, please bear this in mind when you plan for the day. Parking for non-Blue Badge holders is adjacent to the site, a short five-minute walk away. A drop-off point is available at the Main Gate for people with less mobility, lots of children and/or pushchairs etc. Children must be accompanied at all times. Parking for the evening Hangar Dance is at the Main site. For Blue Badge parking please ensure that you have purchased the correct Blue Badge Entrance ticket which includes parking at the main site. The accessible toilets and Mobility pick-up points are adjacent to the accessible parking area. If you have any enquiries please contact us at info@norfolktankmuseum.co.uk.

ARMOURFEST 2022 13th & 14th August Military Vehicle Weekend, and 1940's Hangar Dance

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Armourfest 2022 at the Norfolk Tank Museum!

The Best Show of Moving Military Might in the East!

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August 2022, 10-5.

Hangar Dance Saturday 13th, 7.30 arrival until late (11pm).

'The Main Event'

Main Battle Tanks, Armoured Vehicles, Arena Events including our famous Car Crush and Tank Tug of War, plus new for this year our very own Show of Strength. Vehicle Rides, Military and Medieval Re-enactors, Exhibitors, Stalls, Refreshments. BBQ, Hog Roast, Tea Room, other food stalls and picnic area.

‘In the Hangar’

During the day an extensive display of military models then, by night, LIVE MUSIC!

40's Hangar Dance with Live Big Band music from our favourite 40's band, The Swing Machine Big Band!!

Come and dance the night away with a glass of something nice from the licensed bar, and try the amazing street food from the Kiwi Chef. 40's costume optional!

Arena Display:

Saturday, 13th August, 2022

09:30 Run What You Bring! (RWYB)

10:00 TANK PEN OPEN, come and see our arena vehicles in ‘the pits’ and talk to their drivers and mechanics!

10:30 RWYB & BV 206 All Terrain Vehicle

10:40 Scouting Around with a Fox and some Ferrets!

11:00 The NTM Mega Mighty Tug of War!

11:30 BV Rides in the Tank Track/Arena Area

12:00 Alvis Fighting Vehicle Display

12:30 BV Rides in the Tank Track/Arena Area , and your last chance to get up close and personal with our MBTs in the Tank Pen before they enter the Arena.

13:00 The NTM Show of Strength

14:00 Military Vehicle Display Cavalcade

15:00 The Story of the Tank from the WWI Mk4 Tank Deborah II, to the Chieftain MBT.

15:45 BV Rides in the Tank Track/Arena Area

16:15 CVRTs Tearing it up - the Sabre, Sultan, Scorpion and Spartan!

16:40 The Royal Engineer's Vehicle Display & Raffle Prize Winners Rides

17:00 Arena Closes.

19:30 1940s Hangar Dance

Sunday, 14th August, 2022

09:30 Run What You Bring! (RWYB)

10:00 TANK PEN OPEN, come and see our arena vehicles in ‘the pits’ and talk to their drivers and mechanics!

10:30 Scouting Around with a Fox and some Ferrets!

10:50 BV 206 All Terrain Vehicle

11:00 CVRTs Tearing it up! The Sabre, Sultan, Scorpion and Spartan!

11:30 BV Rides in the Tank Track/Arena Area

12:00 WW2 BATTLE RE-ENACTMENT: The British attack a heavily-defended Stug Tank Destroyer after a reconnaissance mission. (Loud bangs and flashes).

12:30 BV Rides in the Tank Track/Arena Area, and your last chance to get up close and personal with our MBTs before they enter the Arena.

13:00 MEGA MAIN BATTLE TANK CAR CRUSH BATTLE with the Chieftain and Centurion MBTs and recovery by Reme vehicles.(Loud bangs and flashes).

14:00 !!!BATTLE OF BRITAIN MEMORIAL FLIGHT SPITFIRE FLYPAST!!!! (subject to weather conditions).

14:00 Military Vehicle Display Cavalcade

15:00 WWI BATTEL RE-ENACTMENT: A WWI Tank attacks a German fortified pill box.

15:20 Up Close and Personal With the Royal Norfolk's

15:30 BV Rides in the Tank Track/Arena Area

16:00 Alvis Fighting Vehicle Display

16:30 The Royal Engineer's Vehicle Display & Raffle Prize Winners Rides

16:40 RWYB & BV 206 All Terrain Vehicle

17:00 Arena Closes

Tank Pen opens 10am – 12.45pm both days, come and see our arena vehicles in ‘the pits’ and talk to their drivers and mechanics!Plus! Medieval displays, Airsoft Shooting Range, Stalls, Model Displays, WWI and WWII British, German, and American re-enactors, the Gulf War Collection, and living history groups.

There will be loud bangs and flashes during battle re-enactments on Sunday 14th August between 12:00 and 16:00.This programme is subject to change.

Tickets Available:

ADVANCE TICKETS ONLY

Saturday and Sunday Daily Tickets for Adults and Children. (Adult tickets include a FREE Under 5)

Weekend Tickets for Adults and Children.

Blue Badge Holder Tickets, Daily or Weekend. Please ensure you purchase a Blue Badge ticket if you require accessible parking.

Hangar Dance Tickets

FAQs:

How much does Armourfest cost?

- Adult Weekend £22 + Booking Fee

- Adult Daily £12 + Booking Fee

- Children Weekend £11 + Booking Fee

-Children Daily £6 + Booking Fee

Children Under 5 FREE.

I would like to bring my Military Vehicle to display at Armourfest, who should I contact?

If you would like to display a vehicle at Armourfest please contact Stephen on 07703 337714, or alternatively email him at info@norfolktankmuseum.co.uk.

What to bring?

You may wish to bring a camping chair. This is predominantly an outdoor event, so please be prepared for the weather. Although we have a card payment machine in the Museum Tea Room, many of the stalls maybe Cash Only, so please bear this in mind when planning for the day.

Do I need to print my ticket off before I arrive?

Your tickets will be emailed to you and you can either print them and bring them with you, or view them in the Eventbrite App on your mobile device. We do need to scan the QR code on your ticket, so to avoid any delays please have your ticket ready to be scanned at the gate, either on your device or in print.

What food will there be?

A variety of home-cooked and street food will be available.

Is there a licensed bar?

Yes, there will be a licensed beer tent during the day and an evening bar at the Hangar Dance.

Will there be vehicle rides?

Yes, there will be rides in our BV 206 All-Terrain Vehicle during both days, and also the chance to win rides in the Centurion Tank and the Saladin Armoured car.

Will there be loud bangs and explosions?

Yes, but me are minimising the noise and all loud bangs and explosions will be on the Sunday. Although of course tanks running are quite noisy.

Is there camping?

Unfortunately there is no on-site camping. There are plenty of local campsites including the Walnut Tree Meadow Camping in Wymondham, Chestnuts Campsite in Fundenhall, Glamp & Tipple in Attleborough, or Airbnb's and hotels nearby.

Can I bring my dog?

Yes, but they are not allowed in the main hangar or tea room unless they are working assistance dogs. All dogs must be kept on leads at all times and their poop disposed of in the bins provided. Please ask at the tea room if you would like water for your dog. Please be aware that there will be bangs and explosions on the Sunday.

Is there parking?

If you require Blue Badge Parking there are limited spaces available in our accessible parking area at the main site. Please ensure that you purchase a 'Blue Badge ticket' and make sure you bring you current Blue Badge with you. Your ticket will ONLY be valid on production of a valid Blue Badge.

The main parking for Armourfest visitors is adjacent to the main site, approximately a 7-minute walk away. Drop-off is available at the main site for those with less mobility, small children, or luggage such as pushchairs.

Hangar Dance parking is available at the Main Site after 7pm on the 13th August.

Address: Norfolk tank Museum, Station Road, Forncett St Peter, Norwich, Norfolk, NR16 1HZ. Two miles from the A140 at Long Stratton, 10 miles South of Norwich.

Tel: (01508) 532650

Web: www.norfolktankmuseum.co.uk

E-Mail: info@norfolktankmuseum.co.uk

Registered Charity Number: 1180612

  • OPEN 10 :00- 17:00
  • Live Arena Displays
  • Military & Medieval Re-enactors
  • Living History Groups
  • Military Models
  • Stalls & Refreshments
  • And much, much, more...
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