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Military festival has smashing weekend


By Newsdesk Diss


Visitors from across the UK gathered for Armourfest 2019.

The event, hosted by Norfolk Tank Museum on August 10 and 11, featured military vehicles from history on display and crushing cars.

Amongst the vehicles was Deborah - the Museum’s unique Mark IV tank which featured on Channel 4 with Guy Martin.

Tom Perks with Lisa & Paul Mansfield from the Norfolk Military Vehicle Group
Tom Perks with Lisa & Paul Mansfield from the Norfolk Military Vehicle Group

Living history groups from across the country also attended to provide re-enactments of life in the trenches of the First World War.

Visitors were also invited to pay their respects at the Poppy of Honour memorial, visiting Norfolk as part of its nationwide tour.

READ MORE: Whatever the weather, the Old Buckenham air show still went on

A military vehicle flies the flag
A military vehicle flies the flag
C Company Living History Group provided re-enactments
C Company Living History Group provided re-enactments

More pictures and a full report in this weeks Diss Express (August 16).



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