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

04
APR
Extreme Stunt Show
Fairlands Valley Park

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying Youll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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05
APR
St Ives antiques Fair
The Burgess Hall (One Leisure)

St. Ives Antiques & Art Deco FairThe next St. Ives Antiques Fair will be held at the comfortably carpeted Burgess Hall One Leisure on Easter Sunday and Monday April 5th and 6th.As usual there will be a host of expert antique dealers…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01480 896866
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17
APR
SPRING WALK AND LUNCH WITH THE CRAFTSMAN GARDENER
The Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Garden

Seasonal highlights and a tour of the newly restored Swiss Garden in the company of the 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…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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18
APR
Dunton Folk - Miranda Sykes and Rex Preston
Dunton Folk St Mary Magdalene Church

In the space of 2 short years Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston have emerged to become one of the most sought after duos on the English folk & roots scene. The striking combination of the flame headed double bass player & virtuoso…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01767 310424
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18
APR
Mike The Mechanics
Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre

Mike The Mechanics at Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre in Stevenage on Saturday 18 April 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Mike The Mechanics live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
APR
Biggleswade Antiques Fair
The Weatherley Centre

Over 45 stalls offering a range of antiques from silver quality jewellery glass china pictures postcards and kitchenalia. Our popular cafe serves lunches hot and cold drinks as well as a range of cakes jams and chutneys. Plenty of free…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01480 382432
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24
APR
The Comedy Club Cambridge
Belfry Hotel Cambourne

The Comedy Show of 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Host Comedian ‐ James Redmond:Coronation Street ITV Emmerdale ITV Hollyoaks Ch4 Casualty BBC1 Never Mind the Buzzcocks BBC2 Celebrity Who Wants to be a Millionaire ITV1 Soccor AM Sky1.James Redmond is a…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01954 714600
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03
MAY
Season Premiere Airshow (Commemorating VE Day)
The Shuttleworth Collection

Commemorating 70 years since VE Day this event welcomes a range of visiting aircraft and vehicles from WWII in addition to the Collections own aircraft. The focus will be on WW2 aircraft and vehicles a 1940s style street party buffet and live…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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10
MAY
Plant Fair
The Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Garden

An opportunity to buy a wide variety of plants from local nurseries. In addition there will also be stalls selling local produce and arts and crafts. Plus the chance to look around the stunningly restored Swiss Garden.The Plant Fair is open…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627924
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14
MAY
Lee Nelson
Corn Exchange Bedford

Hello u blurb readin legend Its Lee Nelson here from off ur tele im coming to a crap town near u with my brand new WELL NEW TOURits gonna b bigga betta …

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

16
MAY
SWISS GARDEN PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
The Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Garden

This day workshop will include expert tuition from a professional photographer who will teach you not only how to capture images around the gardens but also how best to use your camera settings. This is idea for garden photography enthusiasts who have…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627924
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23
MAY
CLASSIC EVENING AIRSHOW
The Shuttleworth Collection

Discover the Collections vintage vehicles and motorcycles at our Classic Evening Airshow with a vehicle parade featuring some of our rarer vehicles and agricultural exhibits.We welcome vintage vehicles and tractors to the event so bring your own whether it be two wheels…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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07
JUN
Airshow featuring the Light Aircraft Association
The Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Garden

Shuttleworth brings together aircraft from the Collection that are sponsored by the Light Aircraft Association. The LAA represent the aviation interests of over 8000 pilot amateur builder vintage aircraft owner and enthusiast members and includes all types of aircraft from the home‐built…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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13
JUN
Bedford Soul Night Out
Park Inn By Radisson

A super Soul night out at the Park Inn by Radisson in Bedford.Two rooms.DJs include Kev RobertsBlackpool TowerWigan Casino Sean ChapmanKings Hall Stoke Nige BrownKings Hall Stoke Derek Mead BisleyTom Page and Guests.Fantastic original Northern Soul and Motown and much more.Superior venue…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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13
JUN
NATIONAL GARDEN’S SCHEME OPEN DAY
The Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Garden

Since its foundation the National Gardens Scheme has donated over £42.5 million to its beneficiary charities of which nearly £23 million has been donated within the last ten years. The Swiss Garden is pleased to support this worthwhile cause and donates a…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627924
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20
JUN
Edwardian Picnic & Evening Airshow
The Shuttleworth Collection

Soak up the atmosphere at an elegant Edwardian Picnic and Evening airshow with special features throughout the evening including a parade of the Collections Edwardian vehicles. The event celebrates 50 years of the film Those Magnificent Men and their Flying machines which…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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21
JUN
FATHER’S DAY AT THE COLLECTION
The Shuttleworth Collection

Treat your dad this Fathers Day with a three course lunch in the Sun Room and entry to the Collection to enjoy the historic aircraft vintage cars and classic motorcycles.Make it extra special by booking a private family guided tour available at…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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21
JUN
MIDSUMMER EVE IN THE SWISS GARDEN
The Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Garden

The Manor House String Quartet presents a classical concert on the theme of Music for a Summers Evening in the beautiful and romantic setting of the Shuttleworth Trusts Swiss Garden. This delightful late Regency garden is the perfect venue in…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01767 627924
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05
JUL
Military Pageant with WWI Commemoration Airshow
The Shuttleworth Collection

The Military Pageant with WWI Commemoration airshow is dedicated to recognising the contribution of our Armed Forces past and present. The Shuttleworth Collection is home to the largest and most impressive collection of genuine airworthy WWI aircraft in Europe. A Living…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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13
JUL
SUMMER WALK AND LUNCH WITH THE CRAFTSMAN GARDENER
The Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Garden

Seasonal highlights and a tour of the newly restored Swiss Garden in the company of the Head 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…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627924
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18
JUL
Best of British Evening Airshow
The Shuttleworth Collection

The Shuttleworth Collections Best of British Evening airshow showcases the aircraft built by historic British aircraft manufacturers from the beginning of the century to the present day. Expect to see aircraft from the renowned Miles manufacturer and enjoy some excellent traditional British…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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19
JUL
REGENCY GARDEN PARTY IN THE SWISS GARDEN
The Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Garden

To celebrate the first anniversary of the Swiss Garden re‐opening join us for our first ever Regency Garden PartyPromenade along serpentine paths and admire the shrubberies play period outdoor games dress up dance enjoy Regency food drink and music imagine that…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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02
AUG
Wings & Wheels Airshow
The Shuttleworth Collection

Shuttleworths Wings and Wheels event brings together its vintage aircraft and historical vehicles and motorcycles. A range of visiting car and motorcycle groups will also bring along their classics. There will be a full flying display from Shuttleworth Collection and visiting aircraft…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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15
AUG
Flying Proms
The Shuttleworth Collection

At our Flying Proms event experience the thrill of seeing our unique vintage aeroplanes give stunning aerial display sequences to a backdrop of classical music performed by the 50 piece National Symphony Orchestra. In its 18th year this popular events second act…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01767 627924
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16
AUG
‘EUROVISION REVISITED’ MUSIC EVENT
The Shuttleworth Collection

Revisit the very best of British Eurovision of the past at Shuttleworth.Featuring original recording artists: Brotherhood of Man Bobby Gs Bucks FizzAnd tributes to: Sandy Shaw Lulu Abba Cliff Richard The ShadowsPlease note: These acts are tributes performing classic hits not the…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01767 627924
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20
AUG
‘THE SECRET GARDEN’
The Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Garden

CHAPTERHOUSE THEATRE COMPANY IN THE SWISS GARDENJoin young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncles house deep in the Yorkshire countryside where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01767 627924
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05
SEP
Jimmy Carr
Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
SEP
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre

Jimmy Carr Funny Business appears live in Stevenage Hertfordshire at Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre on Saturday 05 September 2015. For ticket prices to watch Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre see the list of tickets available…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
SEP
Shuttleworth Pageant airshow
The Shuttleworth Collection

The annual Shuttleworth Pageant airshow is all about the aircraft and vehicles that are the Shuttleworth Collection. Many of these were collected personally by Richard Shuttleworth or preserved in his memory. The airshow will highlight the Collections aircraft at their best and…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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04
OCT
Season Finale: Shuttleworth Uncovered Airshow
The Shuttleworth Collection

Shuttleworth Collection vintage aircraft will be on static display before taking to the skies giving the chance to get close enough to smell the oil. Airshow goers can talk to the pilots to find out what its like to fly these…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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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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