Get Ready for the Tanks, Trucks and Firepower Show!
Pyrotechnic displays will astound you. Photo (c) Rob Tysall Pro Photography.
Tanks Trucks and Firepower Show, Dunchurch, Warwickshire, 26, 27 and 28 August 2023.
Get ready for the loudest, most exciting show of the year – The Tanks, Trucks & Firepower Show presented by the Alvis Fighting Vehicle Society, is back this August Bank Holiday promising to be bigger and louder than ever.
This is the Midlands premier living history military show, and amongst the highlights will be the chance to get up close to more than 300 tanks and military vehicles – discover their history, talk to the owners, see military aircraft close up and marvel at the military helicopters that will be landing and taking off over this fantastic 3-day family show.
CVR(T)s in action. Photo (c) Rob Tysall Pro Photography.
Exciting demonstrations will be going on throughout the long weekend. In the main field will be the big tank exercises when they let loose the biggest and heaviest Main Battle Tanks outside of the British Army. The CVR(T) tank display will perform high speed mobility demonstrations that will leave you breathless. As the fastest tanks in the world they will be roaring through massive explosions and flames for visitors’ entertainment!
Each day there will be a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) flyover. On Saturday it will be the Spitfire, Sunday will be the Hurricane, and Monday it will be the helicopter. Monday is also Classic Car Monday.
See authentic re-enactments. Photo (c) Rob Tysall Pro Photography.
Visitors can meet and talk to more than 80 re-enactors who will have set up their period camps and trench systems bringing the whole scene to life as they demonstrate living history of life during the wars with action and battles.
Meet the 5 Army Regiments and their equipment manning the forward operating base. Chat with the Army Recruiting Group OT to learn what life is really like in the British Army as a regular or reserve. On site will be representatives of E Squadron The Royal Yeomans; 103 Battalion Reme, 159 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps, the 222 Medical Squadron, and the 202 Field Hospital.
There’s the opportunity to take a (paid) tank ride in a British Army CVR(T) and experience travelling across the vast main arena of Warwickshire countryside.
Paid tank rides for the family. Photo (c) Rob Tysall Pro Photography.
This is a real family event with lots going on for the kids with a fun fair, kids’ rides, a kids’ battle arena where they can practice their skills, laser gun battles, shooting stalls, plus food and drink stalls, a bar and lots of stalls selling all kinds of products. Plus, ample toilet facilities.
Why not stay over all 3 days, limited camping is available. Pre-book your pitch – the site is suitable for tent and caravans. The site also features authentic army shower blocks and a seated chill out area.
Book you tickets for one day, two days or all three days; camping or not, family, adults and kids tickets available.
See military recovery operations. Photo (c) Rob Tysall Pro Photography.
The showground is situated just 1 mile from Dunchurch Village Centre on the A426 in Warwickshire. Satnav post code: CV22 6NR.
More details plus exciting videos of past shows at: https://tanks-trucks-and-firepower.co.uk/