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

10
DEC
A Dry Stone Walling Workshop
Marshwood House

These workshops are a practical introduction to the heritage and the craft of building using stone without mortar. In addition you also receive an extensive discussion overview packed with tips and information regarding the construction of other dry stone walling features:‐retaining walls…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07749 032680
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11
DEC
Festivi-Tea and a visit from Father Christmas
The House

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: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627924
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11
DEC
Festivi-Tea and Christmas Carols
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: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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15
DEC
Christmas Black Tie Nights
The House, Shuttleworth

The House at Shuttleworth Old Warden near Biggleswade has festive celebrations wrapped up with chic Christmas Black Tie packages on offer on selected dates in December. Choose from Thursday 8 or 15 Friday 9 or 16 December.Package includes:Glass of Champagne on arrival…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627924
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15
DEC
Christmas Party Nights
The House, Shuttleworth

The House at Shuttleworth Old Warden near Biggleswade has festive celebrations wrapped up with classy Christmas Party packages on offer on selected dates in December. Choose from Thursday 8 or 15 Friday 9 or 16 December.Package includes:Glass of prosecco on arrival at…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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

TEL:
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17
DEC
Fishing For Robots
Arlesey Town FC

Fishing For Robots are a 3 piece band specialising in Dark Gothic & Electronic Anthems mainly from the 80s but featuring more recent excursions into the genre... Be prepared for a feast of heavy electro‐rockFishing For Robots Setlist includesMarylin MansonGary NumanKraftwerkJoy DivisionNew…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01462 734504
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18
DEC
Antique & Vintage Fair
The Weatherley Centre

Get into the spirit of Christmas and join us for a bumper festive fair on Sunday 18 December Enjoy complimentary mince pies and mulled wine. Escape the high street and give yourself the opportunity of finding a truly unique gift…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01480 382432
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29
DEC
Engineering Open Workshop
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

Its where the Collection opens its doors to areas not usually available to the public to allow access to all the latest projects. Everyone will get the chance to chat to our skilled engineers and volunteers who love discussing what goes into…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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01
JAN
St. Ives Antiques Fair
Burgess Hall (One Leisure)

Antique‐collecting is a wonderful hobby that lasts a lifetime At the St Ives Antiques Fair there will be an array of choice pieces for every taste from beautiful cut glassware tableware porcelain china and more from well known makes such…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01480 896866
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08
JAN
The Madingley Hall Wedding Fair
Madingley Hall

The Madingley Hall Wedding Fair is open from 11.00am ‐ 3.30pm with two great and unique fashion shows at 12.30pm and 2.30pm on our signature catwalk. The fashion show features some of the very latest bridal gowns.Meet leading inspirational exhibitors from the…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08003 689366
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30
JAN
UK Biogas and AD Operating and Engineering Course
The Dolphin Hotel

You become part of the best informed in the AD industry. Our small sized classes guarantee an intensive and interactive exchange with the experts as well as with the other participants.Focus on:‐ Practical Digester Biology ‐ Optimisation of Biogas Production‐ Biogas Plant…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +497954 926203
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05
FEB
The Knebworth House and Barns Wedding Fair
Knebworth House

The Premier Wedding Fair at Knebworth House and Barns promises to be a unique wedding fair unlike any other held at Knebworth offering the rare opportunity to view the inside of Knebworth House whilst listening to some wonderful live musicians. The house…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01223 772023
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11
FEB
The Comedy Club Cambridge
The Belfry Hotel

The Comedy Club Presents 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Venue: The Belfry Hotel Back Lane Cambourne Cambridgeshire CB23 6BWPrice2 Course Meal & Comedy Show: GBP 28Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com73031‐0…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01954 714691
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17
FEB
Absolute Bowie
Bedford Corn Exchange

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01234 344813
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19
FEB
Shuttleworth Scale Model Exhibition
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

Competitions include:Best 172nd and smallerBest 148th and smallerBest over 148thBest model of a Shuttleworth aircraft or vehicleBest Model made by a person aged under 16Best Model in the showAs decided by the organising committee and awarded The John Morris Memorial Trophy presented…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01767 627933
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26
FEB
The Letchworth Hall Hotel Wedding Fair
Letchworth Hall Hotel

The venue itself is stunning and its views and surroundings are a photographers delight providing the perfect backdrop for your special day. Our Alington and Marston Suites can accommodate 130200 guests for a Wedding Breakfast and 240300 for an Evening Reception respectively.…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08003 689366
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05
MAR
The House Wedding Show
The House at Shuttleworth

You will meet a range of quality suppliers ready to help plan your special day. Couples getting married will also receive a free goody bag.For more information call 01245 895470 or email infomainweddingsandevents.co.uk.Event Information:Doors open 11.00‐15.00 with free admission and parking.Pre‐register via…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627933
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26
MAR
Talk: Restoration of a Regency Gem
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Find out Lord Onglelys Swiss vision the Shuttleworth familys interventions and future plans for the garden in this fascinating talk by the Swiss Garden Manager Corinne Price. It will delight anyone who wants to know more about this unusual garden and those…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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08
APR
Workshop: Garden Design
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Using the Swiss Garden as a base for looking at garden layout and landscape design this workshop will include practical sessions with refreshments and lunch included. Part of the programme will include a tour of the garden please wear appropriate clothing…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627933
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21
MAY
Talk: Working For Dorothy Shuttleworth
The House at Shuttleworth

Cyril Thomas arrived at The House when he was 18 years old from his home in St Helena to The House in Bedfordshire to work for Mrs Dorothy Shuttleworth. This talk recalls his warm memories of his life in service as Dorothys…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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02
JUL
Military Pageant
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

Many of the aircraft at The Collection are of types that played important roles in both world wars. This largest and most impressive Collection of genuine airworthy First World War aircraft in Europe including the only SE5a with a WWI combat kill…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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10
JUL
International Conference on Nanobiotechnology
Chicagos, Stevenage

On this auspicious occasion Conference Series llc inviting the participants from all over the globe to take part in the International Conference on Nano Biotechnology at Chicago USA during July 10‐11 2017.The theme of the conference Exploring the New Horizons…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: +17025 085200
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30
JUL
Talk: Priceless Paintings at The House
The House at Shuttleworth

Ticket price includes entry to The House and teacoffee on arrival. This event is suitable for ages 16. Advance booking required.Attendees may also book for Afternoon Tea see ticket options below.Event Timings:Arrive: 10.30 for refreshmentsTalk: 11.00‐12.00Book Online:Talk £9.95Talk with Afternoon Tea…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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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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