What's on inPotton

Welcome to Potton

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Potton - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Potton to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Potton

28
AUG
Afternoon Tea
The House, Shuttleworth

Available dates in 2016:Sunday 28 AugustSunday 25 SeptemberSunday 30 OctoberSunday 27 NovemberSunday 18 DecemberPlease note dates may be subject to changePre‐book your afternoon tea online by email or by phone. Afternoon Tea gift vouchers are also available. For more information email Helen…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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28
AUG
Peter Pan
Grafham Water Park

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present the unforgettable story of Peter Pan the boy who wouldnt grow up. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01480) 812154
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28
AUG
St. Ives Antiques Fair
Burgess Hall (One Leisure)

This is a fun and friendly Antiques Fair with around 50 dealers offering affordable quality antiques and vintage pieces including ceramics glass maps small items of furniture silver china jewellery paperweights postcards and other interesting treasures at prices to suit all pockets.…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01480 896866
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04
SEP
Exploring Art Techniques Workshop
Stevenage Arts Community Centre

Exploring Art Techniques is a three hour session studying drawing techniques that are relaxing and fun. The workshop is for complete beginners or those getting back into art. This course is developed for adult learners.COST: £40 inc. VAT. An equipment…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL:
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04
SEP
Wings & Wheels
The Shuttleworth Collection

Visiting aircraft includes: Little and Large The Blades aerobatic display team Hang Glider aerobatic display Mew Gull replica David Beale DH60G Mel Saggers Turbulent Stearman Percival Parade CAP 232 Emily Todd Jackaroo Trish Neville Pitts Lauren Richardson Collection aircraft includes: DH88 Comet…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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08
SEP
Heritage Open Day
Shuttleworth House

This national event is Englands biggest heritage festival involving 40000 volunteers celebrating our fantastic history architecture and culture; offering people the chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences all of which are free to explore.Enjoy free access…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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10
SEP
Grab Your Sombrero, The Chilli Festival is back at
Frosts Garden Centre Brampton

Now in its third year Frosts has made this year bigger better and hotter Packed with live music from Andalus the Gipsy Kings Tribute on Saturday and salsa music from Los Musicos on the Sunday plus delicious food and drink exhibitors free…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08009 549484
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10
SEP
Over Village (Food & Craft) Market
Over Village Green

A vibrant and growing market this is the 7th in the modern age this village market features the very best local foods and crafts.From artisan breads and bakes top notch preserves the best locally reared meats potery art cards etc.Plus great coffee…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07506 017001
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13
SEP
Bedfordshire Walking Festival
Shuttleworth

In conjunction with the Bedfordshire Walking Festival Shuttleworth are delighted to offer a special information walk and tour of the Shuttleworth estate and Old Warden village. This will allow you access to normally inaccessible areas such as parts of the Southill Park…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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14
SEP
Photography Training Day, WWII
Shuttleworth

The day will incorporate plenty of practical skills training combined with a small amount of classroom tuition.Aimed at beginner photographers who wish to learn the basic controls of their camera this day is ideal for photographers who have a DSLR and are…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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16
SEP
Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fair 2016
The Shuttleworth Collection

Includes Steam Engines Tractors & Heavy Horses Working Crafts Steam Ploughing Trade & Market Stalls Sheepdog working & Falconry Vintage Vehicles Old Time Fairground Craft & Food Halls Miniature Steam Licensed Bar & Refreshments.Discounted admission is available to the Collection and Swiss…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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18
SEP
Biggleswade Antiques Fair
The Weatherley Centre

If you have an eye for antiques or are after something unique and beautiful for your home or collection then visit Biggleswade Antiques Fair. We have over 45 stalls offering a wide range of antiques from silver quality jewellery vintage pictures…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01480 382432
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24
SEP
Aeromodellers Festival of Flight
The Shuttleworth Collection

All types of models are welcome with general sports flying in all 3 disciplines RCCLF.There are size power and control restrictions for RTM models flown in the FF area. Radio Assisted models must be flown in the designated RC area 10kg…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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02
OCT
Race Day & Roaring Twenties Finale
Shuttleworth

Race Day & Roaring Twenties Finale at Shuttleworth closes the main event season.We will have live Music from the Polka Dot Dolls and the Make & paint station with Airfix & IPMS Brampton freeEvent Timings:9.00 gates open 14.00 Flying Display…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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02
OCT
The Glass Fair @ Knebworth
Knebworth House

Leading specialist fair with around 70 exhibitors selling fine antique and collectable glass including contemporary artists showing their own work.Exhibition demonstration refreshments and free parking.…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07887 762872
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07
OCT
Autumn Walk and Lunch with the Head Gardener
The Swiss Gardens

Seasonal highlights and a tour of the Swiss Garden in the company of our craftsman gardener who will share the story of the garden those who created it and the recent restoration project which has brought this wonderful regency landscape back to…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627924
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15
OCT
Photography Night Shoot (The Collection)
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

This nightshoot will give you the opportunity to photograph a selection of The Collections aircraft and vehicles in atmospheric night conditions and aircraft crews in period dress.…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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16
OCT
Fungal Foray
The Swiss Gardens

If you are mad about mushrooms or find fungi fascinating enjoy a walk around the beautiful Swiss Garden and adjoining woodland in search of interesting species of fungi found growing naturally in Bedfordshire.Led by the Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Fungi Group this free…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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23
OCT
House Wedding Fair
The House, Shuttleworth

Enjoy two fabulous fashion shows at 12.30 and 14.30 featuring the latest bridal gowns. Meet over 30 leading exhibitors from around the local area and be entered into the free prize draw.For further details please view Wedding Exhibitions UKs website.Event Information:Doors open…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01767 627924
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29
OCT
Something Scary at the Swiss Garden
The House

Join us for a family fun filled evening of scary stories in the garden with ghoulish games plus a spooky biscuit and drink. Entry times are staggered from 5.20pm please arrive at your allotted time.If you dare come along from 7pm for…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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13
NOV
Egypt - blues rock in Stevenage
Red Lion

UK blues rock three piece band formed in 1987 all former members of legendary progressive blues outfit The Groundhogs.www.egypt‐blues.co.ukhttps:www.facebook.comegyptbluesEgypt is a UK blues rock three piece band formed in 1987. Eric Chipulina ‐ guitarvocalsAlan Fish ‐ bassvocalsPeter Correa ‐ drums All three…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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13
NOV
Gifts For All Occasions Craft Fair #7 - CHRISTMAS
The Weatherley Centre

Over 60 Stalls ‐ Free Entry ‐ Raffle Refreshments. Plus a special appearance from Captain America Minion. All profits made by the organisers shall be in aid of St. Trizah School in Nakuru Kenya. A trip to support children living in…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07709 446480
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19
NOV
Aviation Lecture, Rebuilding Grandad’s Aircraft
Shuttleworth

Fascinating talk on how a WWI fighter was rebuilt from a few fragments and flown to commemorate the WWI Centenary.Includes a guided tour of The Collection and a buffet lunch all timings to be confirmed.Online Booking:Adult £37SVAS £32Event Page:…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01767 627924
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20
NOV
Guinness World Record
The Shuttleworth Collection

Shuttleworth Collection have teamed up with IPMS Brampton Scale Model Club to set a new scale modelling related Official Guinness World Record on Sunday 20th November 2016. The official record attempt is Most people constructing aircraft models and we aim to get…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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20
NOV
Guinness World Record “Most People Constructing
Shuttleworth

Shuttleworth Collection have teamed up with IPMS Brampton Scale Model Club to set a new scale modelling related Official Guinness World Record on Sunday 20th November 2016. The official record attempt is Most people constructing aircraft models and we aim to get…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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25
NOV
The Shires
Corn Exchange Bedford

The Shires at Corn Exchange Bedford in Bedford on Friday 25 November 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
The Comedy Club Cambridge
Belfry Hotel Cambourne

Bryan LaceyA genuinely funny man and a potential comedy star of the future BBC6 MusicBryan found his true calling in stand up comedy after a string of jobs. He decided life wasnt interesting enough and he wanted to do something that…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01954 714691
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03
DEC
Santa’s Grotto and Christmas Fly In
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

Once landed Santa will make his way to his festive Grotto in the Swiss Garden. Visit him and then join in with fun and festive Christmas activities in the Garden Room £4 per child.Please pre‐book your visit to see Santa via…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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11
DEC
Festivi-Tea and a visit from Father Christmas
The House, Shuttleworth

Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches including the all‐important roast turkey stuffing and cranberry followed with scones and a selection of festive‐themed fancies all accompanied with hot chocolate coffee and tea.After tea explore the house and learn about the history of…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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16
DEC
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
Bedford Corn Exchange

The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees and they faithfully recreate the music without recourse to backing…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Tourist Attractions


Wimpole Hall

The 2500 acre 1012ha Wimpole Estate, situated eight miles south west of Cambridge, offers visitors the chance to visit: a house built mainly in the 18th Century; landscaped park; gardens and Home Farm. First built in 1643 and much altered by subsequent owners, Wimpole has developed into…

Bassingbourn Snow Sports Club

Ski Slopes at Bassingbourn Snow Sports Club in Royston, Hertfordshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01462 618091 for Ski Slope opening times, entrance costs and ski hire.…

Beadlow Manor Golf Shop

Beadlow Manor Golf Shop ‐ golf course in Shefford, Bedfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01525 860666 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Beadlow Manor Golf Shop golf courseclub.…

Bourn Golf Club Ltd

Bourn Golf Club Ltd ‐ golf course in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01954 718057 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Bourn Golf Club Ltd golf courseclub.…

Cambridge National Golf

Cambridge National Golf ‐ golf course in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01223 264702 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Cambridge National Golf golf courseclub.…

Colmworth & North Beds Golf Club

Colmworth & North Beds Golf Club ‐ golf course in Bedford, Bedfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01234 378181 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Colmworth & North Beds Golf Club golf courseclub.…

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