Our annual showpiece event.
TRENCH TOURS NOW ON SALE! ADVANCED BOOKING REQUIRED.
Take a guided trench tour by candlelight and feel as though you are part of the front line action, as scenarios are played out. There will be American, Australian, French, German, Austro-Hungarian and British troops on site. Prepare yourself to witness a night battle too.
£12 per ticket
A maximum of 15 guests per tour.
No reservation without payment.
To purchase your tour;
1. Choose a tour time from the list below.
2. Visit the museum reception between 10am and 3pm daily or telephone 01543 434394 to place your order and pay.
3. This is a ticketless event, please provide a contact email address when making a booking for correspondence of individual event details and confirmation purposes.
4. Proof of purchase will be required to gain access to the event.
5. Wear suitable clothing for the weather as this is an outdoor event.
1630 – Trench Tour 1
1655 – Trench Tour 2
1720 – Trench Tour 3
1745 – Trench Tour 4
18:20 – 18:35 Battle for visitors on tour number 1-4
18:40 – 19:15 Entertainment from The Land Army Girls vocal troop.
1915 – Trench Tour 5
1940 – Trench Tour 6
2005 – Trench Tour 7
2030 – Trench Tour 8
2105 – 2120 Battle for visitors on tour numbers 5-8
New for 2022! The Land Army Girls will be entertaining the troops with uplifting songs whilst they rest and recuperate before the battle. Don’t miss out on this musical interlude from an upcoming vocal troop.
Please note there are different visitor charges for this event and gift aid readmissions are not valid on this day
••Please be aware that due to the fact that the event is during BST, some of the earlier tours may take place during daylight/twilight. Scenarios will take place during the tours, some of which will include gunfire and casualty simulation. The battles will also include explosions, gunfire and re-enactors as casualties. Therefore, this event is not suitable those of an impressionable age or a nervous disposition.
The museum will be open as usual from 10am until 3.30pm for general admissions whilst the re-enactors are onsite preparing for the evening event. Usual charges apply. The evening is a pre-booked event and daytime visitors will not be permitted to stay later than 3.30pm. Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.