The Toy Soldier Show
08 June 2013
The King and Country Toy Soldier Show London has established itself as Europe’s premier showcase for miniature figurines in all its varied materials and ages.
The Islington Business Design Centre
Chatham Militaria Fair
09 June 2013
Chatham Militaria Fairs (formerly UKMS200) have been running the Militaria fairs at the Historic Dockyard Chatham, Slip No.5 for over 5 years. This particular site is unique in that not only is it 36,000 sq.ft of space and under cover but is also a 'Drive In' venue. This ensures that we can boast that the Fairs are never rain or snowed off and definitely never blown away!
Historic Dockyard, Chatham
Military Vehicle Show
16 June 2013
Celebrate Father’s Day on a grand scale with Military Vehicle Show. See displays of contemporary and historic military vehicles – there are even some that you can get into and onto for a closer look!
See and try on military equipment used by current serving personnel. Meet and chat to a variety of living history groups who will demonstrate equipment, uniforms and vehicles from a wide range of military campaigns.
Enjoy the power, thrill and excitement of Military Vehicle Show – the perfect way to celebrate Father’s Day!
Imperial War Museum Duxford
Chalke Valley History Festival
24 June 2013 to 30 June 2013
Neil Oliver will be talking about Vikings, Antonia Fraser about the Great Reform Act of 1832; the BBC’s European Editor, Gavin Hewitt, will be discussing the Eurozone crisis and its historical context.
The Festival will also be welcoming Simon Sebag-Montefiore, Ben MacIntyre, Con Igguleden, and the award-winning film-maker and historian, Laurence Rees for the first time. Returning will be Dan Snow, Max Hastings, Amanda Vickery, Antony Beevor, Tom Holland and Michael Morpurgo, all with new and exciting talks.
29 June 2013 to 30 June 2013
Experience the best display of historic moving armour in the world at The Tank Museum – bringing the story of tanks, tank crew and soldiers to life...
Historic vehicle displays will include vehicles making their show debuts, with a number of old favourites returning to the arena.
TANKFEST 2013 examines the adversarial nature of tank warfare, pitting one nations fighting armour against that of another. Our arena displays will examine the great armoured confrontations of the last century with our unique collection of working tanks. You’ll discover the strengths and weaknesses of the armour fielded by the protagonists of conflicts since World War One and find out why the tank has been integral to ultimate victory on the battlefield.
The show finale, the mock battle, will present a scenario dreaded by millions in the post war years… What if the cold war turned hot? For the first time, we will try to show how NATO would try and hold a Soviet force on the Plains of Germany with th