Premium Opportunity for a Second Tiger Day

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    2012 marks the 70th Anniversary of the Tiger tank; one of the most feared and revered machines in the history of warfare. Due to unprecedented demand for premium Tiger Day Tickets on the 31st March 2012, The Tank Museum is to hold this second Premium Tiger Day event.

    To mark the conclusion of our latest Heritage Lottery and PRISM Fund sponsored conservation project, The Tank Museum is hosting a special event exploding the myths and exploring the reality behind the most famous tank in the world – Tiger 131.

    Due to unprecedented demand for premium Tiger Day Tickets on the 31st March 2012, The Tank Museum is to hold this second Premium Tiger Day event.

    We are offering a further 100 Premium Tickets for Tiger enthusiasts on 22.9.12. Book early to avoid disappointment!

    [h=1]Your Premium Ticket Includes:[/h]
    • 8.45: Breakfast.
    Tea, Coffee and Bacon Butties on arrival with an introduction to Tiger Day from Museum Curator, David Willey.

    • 9.15: Lecture: Saving The Tiger - The Whole Story.
    Tank Museum Curator David Willey, Workshop Manager Mike Hayton and members of the restoration team will explain the reasoning and the methods used to bring the Tiger back, as close as possible, to its original specification. Having undertaken the majority of the restoration work, there is no other group of people in the world with such detailed working knowledge of the Tiger tank.

    • 10.15: Up Close with the Panzers.
    Divided into smaller groups and guided by our in-house experts, you’ll get closer than ever before to our Tiger, Panzer III, Panzer IV and Panther.

    • 12.45: Lunch.
    Enjoy a hot and cold fork buffet with members of the restoration team.

    • 13.30: Tiger Tank In Action*.
    See the Tiger, along with a variety of other historic vehicles in action in our arena accompanied by expert commentary. Premium Ticket holders will view the display in a reserved enclosure in the spectators area.

    • 14.15: Lecture: Hitler’s Pet - Development & Capture of Tiger 131.
    Tank Museum Historian David Fletcher, Assistant Librarian Stuart Wheeler and Curator David Willey, will discuss the development of the Tiger tank, examining the capture and evaluation of Tiger 131.

    • 15.30: Afternoon Tea.
    A final opportunity to meet and put your questions to David Willey, David Fletcher and Mike Hayton, the authors of Tiger Tank, Owners Workshop Manual, published by Haynes.

    All participants will be given a special Tiger Day goody bag which will include; a signed copy of the Haynes Tiger Manual, A Tiger Tank Model, A Tiger Tank T-Shirt, and a 1 year pass to The Tank Museum.

    [h=3]Each Premium Tiger Day Ticket costs £100.

    To book, call 01929 462369
    Or buy online here...
    [/h]With just 100 tickets available, demand is expected to be high – so please don’t miss this unique historic military vehicle event! (Tickets must be pre-booked)

    [SUB]*As with all of our historic machines, the appearance of the Tiger tank in the tank display is subject to its mechanical reliability along with health and safety considerations of both the crew and the visiting public. Please note that visitors will not be admitted to the Arena area unless they hold a valid ticket.[/SUB]


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