Our exciting special events for 2013 are now on sale. From stunning cars to monster military vehicles;
Second World War Spitfire nostalgia to our furry friends in the armed forces, there are some superb
spectacles to look forward to next year.
Spring Car Show
Sunday 5 May
The Spring Car Show is the place to be for all car enthusiasts as we play host to hundreds of stunning
contemporary and classic cars.
Car owners travel fromacross the UK to attend the Spring Car Show and will be delighted to talk to you
about their four-wheeled pride and joys.
With a wide range of spectacular cars on display, the Spring Car Show is a fantastic day out for all the
The Spring Car Show is included in standard admission to IWM Duxford. Visitors aged 15 and under enjoy
Military Vehicle Show
Sunday 16 June
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 froma wide range ofmilitary
Enjoy the power, thrill and excitement of Military Vehicle Show – the perfect way to celebrate Father’s
Join us for a nostalgic celebration of the legendary Supermarine Spitfire and the unmistakable Merlin
We’ll have a number of Spitfires on static display so that you can have a closer look at these iconic aircraft
before seeing them take to the skies to perform short displays.
Adding to the vintage feel will be living history groups, bringing the 1940s to life. Hear the instantly recognisable
Merlin engine roar into life and see a number of classic and contemporary cars on display.
Enjoy a fun and nostalgic day at IWM Duxford, the spiritual home of the Spitfire.
Find outmore about the surprising and courageous roles played by animals during war and conflict.
Hear about members of the animal kingdom who helped to win the war. Meet some four-legged military
mascots and working animals. Learn how animals have always played their part in military campaigns and
continue to serve within the Armed Forces today.
Animals at War is a great family day out for all animal lovers!
Remembrance Sunday has a special significance in the IWM Duxford calendar. On this day, we offer free
admission to the museum for all and we very much hope that people will take the opportunity to visit us
as we remember members of the Armed Forces who gave their lives in active service.
In addition to the traditional two-minute silence and Service of Remembrance, we’ll be hosting hands-on
activities across the museum, where visitors of all ages can learn more about commemorating
There may also be the opportunity to meet veterans and serving members of the Armed Forces.
We hope that you can join us at IWM Duxford to remember those who gave their lives in conflicts past and
present and to actively commemorate those serving men and women who are no longer with us.