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The Armourgeddon Museum
The Armourgeddon Museum
Category: Blog
Author: Armourgeddon
Posted: 25/06/2021 00:00
Views: 4192
Synopsis:

We have a collection of over 60 tanks and military vehicles, guns, interactive displays and machinery in our museum, along with a café and picnic area. Open daily May - October and by appointment during the rest of the year, if you are wanting to bring the history of WWI & WWII to life for kids learning these subjects at school, re-visit the lives and stories of your grandparents or great-grandparents or simply have a keen interest in the military, we are sure you will LOVE our museum. 

Getting in early for Father's Day!
Getting in early for Father's Day!
Category: Blog
Author: Armourgeddon
Posted: 26/05/2021 00:00
Views: 2059
Synopsis:

It’s here again! That date when you have to find the witty, fun, exciting perfect gift for your dad. He has more socks and hankies than he will ever use, 3 spare pairs of slippers, more gardening equipment than Alan Titchmarsh and hammers than Handy Andy. So, what do you buy for Father’s Day? Look no further. The present fairy is here. So get in early, get the pressie bought the sit back and relax whilst those around you spend June flapping! 

Family Days Out in the Midlands
Family Days Out in the Midlands
Category: Blog
Author: Armourgeddon
Posted: 14/05/2021 00:00
Views: 3215
Synopsis:

Family days out, days out with the kids, fun days out East Midlands- we have you covered with a school holidays day trip to Armourgeddon Military Museum. Take a read of the blog for more info to plan your day out at Armourgeddon. 

Team Building Ideas
Team Building Ideas
Category: Blog
Author: Armourgeddon
Posted: 06/04/2021 00:00
Views: 1917
Synopsis:

Trying to come up with new team building ideas, organising a corporate team building event and unsure about what you want to do? We can help with that! Read our team building ideas and team building activity plans below and call the office on 01858 880239 to get planning. 

Bucket List - Learn to drive a tank!
Bucket List - Learn to drive a tank!
Category: Blog
Author: Armourgeddon
Posted: 30/03/2021 00:00
Views: 2740
Synopsis:

Fed up with Lockdown? Then create a bucket list of all the things you'd like to do in 2021 ! We suggest LEARN TO DRIVE A TANK as position one on any bucket list! Read this week's blog to find out more. 

Top Tips for Corporate Away Days
Top Tips for Corporate Away Days
Category: Blog
Author: Armourgeddon
Posted: 23/03/2021 00:00
Views: 1558
Synopsis:

Corporate away days- our top tips for organising an unforgettable corporate away day at Armourgeddon. Read what we can do to make your day memorable and some planning to do in advance to ensure that your day gives the results you hope for. 

The Best Stag Weekend EVER!
The Best Stag Weekend EVER!
Category: Blog
Author: Armourgeddon
Posted: 16/03/2021 00:00
Views: 3887
Synopsis:

Been asked to be the Best Man? We can help with all your needs- except maybe for the Best Man's Speech. But we definitely do the best stag weekends EVER! 

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Christmas Gifts for Men
The Ultimate Gift Guide for Christmas Gifts for Men
Category: Blog
Author: Armourgeddon
Posted: 13/11/2020 00:00
Views: 5807
Synopsis:

Started the Christmas Shopping but stuck for what to buy for the men in the family? Gifts for men, gifts for the hard to buy for, gift ideas for husbands, gift ideas for granddads, gift ideas for dads. We have them all! And in this handy guide, we suggest gifts by personality type!! Still a bit unsure? Just give us a bell and we will talk you through the best options for that hard-to-buy-for person. Of course, these gifts work just as well for her as they do for him!

Tank Driving in a Covid-19 secure way.
Tank Driving in a Covid-19 secure way.
Category: Blog
Posted: 13/07/2020 00:00
Views: 8253
Synopsis:

Armourgeddon opened it’s doors and tank hatches on 4th July 2020 and we are once again operating experience days with a difference!  Located 30 minutes drive from the nearest cities of Northampton and Leicester we are in the glorious countryside providing fresh air and plenty of open space to escape.

We're Good To Go !
We're Good To Go !
Category: Blog
Posted: 07/07/2020 22:15
Views: 1631
Synopsis:

We've been awarded ' We’re Good To Go', this is an Industry Standard Certificate that confirms Covid-19 measures have been put in place to help ensure the safety of our visitors and staff.

 

Unique Father's Day Gift Ideas
Unique Father's Day Gift Ideas
Category: Blog
Author: Armourgeddon
Posted: 17/05/2020 00:00
Views: 3251
Synopsis:

It’s nearly Father’s Day again! That date when everyone wants to find the perfect gift for their Dad which is witty, fun and something he’ll love. Of course, we think that we have the best option for Father's Day gift ideas and unique Father's Day gift ideas. Take a look at our blog to see what we can do for the Dad in your life. 

Ideas for Half Term Days Out With The Kids
Ideas for Half Term Days Out With The Kids
Category: Blog
Author: Armourgeddon
Posted: 30/04/2019 14:47
Views: 2310
Synopsis:

Just back after Easter holidays and it’s only 3 and a half weeks to half term! So, this week we thought we would share some suggestions on days out for the kids that they will love over the May Bank Holiday week and beyond.

Paintball Activities Leicestershire at Armourgeddon
Paintball Activities Leicestershire at Armourgeddon
Category: Blog
Author: Armourgeddon
Posted: 26/03/2019 09:10
Views: 2034
Synopsis:

Paintball Leicestershire, paintball activities east midlands, paintball games for corporate activties, stag activities, hen parties or for individual or group games. We have a simple pricing structure and amazing, interactive games for paintball based here at Armourgeddon. Book yourself on to a game day soon! In the meantime, take a read of what we have to offer at Chaos Paintball. 

Using your Experience Day Voucher at Armourgeddon
Using your Experience Day Voucher at Armourgeddon
Category: Blog
Author: Armourgeddon
Posted: 12/03/2019 13:05
Views: 1835
Synopsis:

Red Letter Day vouchers, Into The Blue vouchers, Virgin Experience Day vouchers, BuyaGift vouchers, Activity Superstore Experience Day vouchers and our own direct Armourgeddon vouchers are all available for use at Armourgeddon. 

Battle of Villers-Bocage model at Armourgeddon Museum
Battle of Villers-Bocage model at Armourgeddon Museum
Category: Blog
Author: Armourgeddon
Posted: 12/03/2019 09:17
Views: 6008
Synopsis:

Michael Wittmann (1914-1944), born in the Bavarian village of Vogelthal, won the coveted Knight’s Cross with Oak leaves and Swords. He was considered one of the greatest if not the greatest exponents of the art of armoured warfare in the modern era. In part, this was due to his actions in the infamous battle for Villers-Bocage. We have been donated a fantastic replica of Wittmann's tank in situ. Read this weeks blog to find out more about Wittmann and this remarkable battle. 

Farm Diversification at Southfields Farm
Farm Diversification at Southfields Farm
Category: Blog
Author: Armourgeddon
Posted: 26/02/2019 10:36
Views: 1968
Synopsis:

Farm diversification is becoming increasingly popular as a source of additional income for land owners. Not many run tank paintball battles at the same time as raising livestock, however! Our blog this week reviews farm diversification across the UK as more and more farmers turn their hand to unusual ways to supplement rural activity incomes. 

New Arrival: A Dodge WC54 lands at Armourgeddon
New Arrival: A Dodge WC54 lands at Armourgeddon
Category: Blog
Author: Armourgeddon
Posted: 12/02/2019 10:44
Views: 3430
Synopsis:

Brand new arrival in the Armourgeddon Collection- we have acquired a WC54 US Army Ambulance to join the tanks, vehicles, jeeps, trucks and other interactive memorabilia in the Armourgeddon Museum. Take a read of this week's blog to find out more about this fantastic range of vehicles. 

Tank Activities at Armourgeddon and more!
Tank Activities at Armourgeddon and more!
Category: Blog
Author: Armourgeddon
Posted: 15/01/2019 11:45
Views: 2161
Synopsis:

We are often asked what activities we run here at Armourgeddon, so this month we thought we would do a run through to whet your appetite! 

Arrival of the Centurion BARV FV 4018
Arrival of the Centurion BARV FV 4018
Category: Blog
Author: Armourgeddon
Posted: 13/12/2018 11:29
Views: 10275
Synopsis:

It's NEW ARRIVAL day at Armourgeddon. One of only eight remaining Centurion BARV FV 4018s in the UK, we have taken delivery of this deep water recovery vehicle, part of the fleet that saw active service through to the 1980s Falklands War, to join the collection here at Armourgeddon. 

The Victory Show 2018
The Victory Show 2018
Category: Blog
Author: Armourgeddon
Posted: 17/09/2018 13:40
Views: 6026
Synopsis:

During the first weekend in September, as is Armourgeddon tradition, we headed up the road to The Victory Show at Cosby in Leicestershire with one of our newest acquisitions in the collection, an M3 Lee. As always, there was a load to see and do. Read on to hear a few of our highlights!

 


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