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Red Devils Display Team

Red Devils Display Team

WW1 Mark IV Tank

WW1 Mark IV Tank

    Military Event, Sat 5 - Sun 6 Jul 2014


    Colchester Military Tournament

    07810 573020


    Off Circular Rd North,
    CO2 7NZ

    Events at this Venue

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    A great event for all the family with attractions for everyone to enjoy during the weekend of 5th and 6th July 2014.

    The biggest Military Tournament promises to stage spectacular entertainment. Formerly known by names such as the Colchester Military Tattoo or Festival this event is now staged by the ABF The Soldiers Charity with all proceeds benefiting the charity.

    Come along and be excited and thrilled by a host of attractions including:
    - Red Devils Free-Fall Parachute Display Team
    - Essex Dog Display Team
    - Massed Pipes & Drums
    - World War 1 Re-enactment
    - Imps Motorcycle Display Team
    - HAC Light Cavalry
    - Peninsula War Re-enactment
    - World War 2 Re-enactment
    - Bolddog Lings Freestyle Motocross Team
    - Re-enactors ‘Living History’ Displays
    - Modern & Vintage Military Vehicles & Weapons Static Displays
    And much more

    Coach parties acceptedAccepts groups

    Children welcomeDisabled access

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Sat 5 - Sun 6 Jul 2014
    Gates Open: 9.30 am
    Main arena performances:
    11.00 am – 1.30 pm
    3.30 pm – 6.00 pm

    Event closes: 6.30 pm


    Adult: £15.00

    Family of 4 (2 adults plus 2 children): £35.00
    Extra Child: £5.00 each

    Concessions: £12.00 (senior citizens, children under 16,
    carers (max one carer free of charge per wheelchair user)
    and serving armed forces personnel and spouses on production of ID cards at time of purchase – serving personnel will also be required to produce ID cards at entry to tournament as proof of entitlement to concessionary tickets)


    See location of Abbey Field on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: TL 998245  Lat: 51.88324 Long: 0.90166

    Road: A134 (Southway) running through the centre of the town. At St Botolph's Circus roundabout, take the fourth exit up to the B1025 Mersea Rd. At the first set of traffic lights turn right at the Colchester Garrison Sign into Napier Road, which becomes Circular Road North.
    Foot: The venue is about 15 min walk form the High Street Colchester, use the underpass to cross under the St Botolph's roundabout.
    Rail: The venue is about 10 min walk from the Colchester Town Railway Station.

    Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Colchester Town station


    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
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