Visitors are invited to explore 'military through the decades' on Sunday 30 September when the British Motor Museum hosts the Gaydon Military Show. Now in its third year, the Show encompasses all aspects of military history with a range of activities to enjoy.Plus there is even the chance to camp in the Museum grounds and make a weekend of it!
Visitors can see impressive displays of military vehicles including armoured vehicles, jeeps, Land Rovers, soft-skinned vehicles and many more. Plus they can find out about different wartime eras with exhibits from World War 2 through to the Cold War, including replica camps housing a variety of artefacts. Inside the Museum, the Warwickshire Home Guard re-enactor display will be showcasing experiences from World War II.
Visitors are encouraged to get involved and dress up in their own military outfits, but please be aware that Axis uniforms may only be worn as part of a static display or an arena event. Popular singing trio 'My Favourite Things' will be back performing live classic wartime hits throughout the Show.
Tom Caren, Show Organiser stated, "The Show is a real step back in time with a range of displays, activities and live music to keep everyone entertained. There will also be the chance for visitors to make a weekend of it and camp in the grounds. We would be delighted to hear from anyone interested in displaying their military vehicle or selling vintage fashion and militaria."
To be a part of the show and enter your military vehicle for FREE please complete the online vehicle entry form. Vehicle entry is free if booked in advance, and includes passes and camping for one driver and a passenger. Additional passes can be purchased for £8 per person. Interested traders should contact Show Organiser, Tom Caren on 01926 643358.
Normal Museum admission rates apply for the Gaydon Military Show. Adult tickets £14, Concessions £12 (including Service Personnel with valid ID card), Child £9 and Family Ticket £39. Children under 5 are free. Gift Aid annual passes are valid for this event. Entrants can camp in the grounds overnight for a discounted advance price of £10 per person for 1-2 people or £25 for a pitch of 3 people or more. Or on the day the cost is £15 per person for 1-2 people and £35 for 3 people or more.
To find out more about the Gaydon Military Show visit http://www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk or call 01926 641188.