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
JAN
Huntingdonshire Volunteer Centre Swishing Saturday
St Marys Church Hall

On Saturday 28th January 2017Drop off: 10.00amSwish: 11.00am‐3.00pmAt St Marys Church Hallopposite Huntingdon Bus StationBring your clothes shoes and accessories you no longer wear and use them as currency to take home something you will love Mens childrens and womens items are…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07938 197463
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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
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
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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12
FEB
Valentines at Shuttleworth
The House at Shuttleworth

Formerly the home of the Shuttleworth family The House will be open for viewing with room stewards on hand to tell you more about the history of the family and Old Warden Park. Choose between sittings at 13.00 or 14.30. Pre‐book only.…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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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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25
FEB
Talk: Flying the Collection’s Aircraft
Shuttleworth

In a joint initiative with Youth & Education Support YES Shuttleworths Chief Pilot Dodge Bailey will give his perspective on the challenges and pleasures of flying aircraft from The Collection as diverse as the 1912 Blackburn Monoplane the oldest British aircraft still…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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26
FEB
The Glass Fair@ Knebworth
Knebworth Barns

Leading specialist fair with around 70 exhibitors selling a wide range of antique collectable and decorative glass of all genres and periods including contemporary glass artists showing their own work. Exhibition book signing refreshments and free parking.…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07887 762872
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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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11
MAR
Disabled Access Day
Shuttleworth

Maps of The Collection and Swiss Garden will be available in the Visitor Centre on the day. Free tours of the Swiss Garden are available at 11.00 and 14.00. Tour begins from the garden entrance.Accessibility: We aim to have as much of…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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11
MAR
Murder Mystery Evening
The House, Shuttleworth

Come back to the 1930s learn more about the Shuttleworth family and estate and use your little grey cells to solve a most dastardly crime The nights entertainment includes a three course dinner and teacoffee to finish. Optional overnight stay with breakfast…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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26
MAR
Mother’s Day
The House at Shuttleworth

Enjoy a freshly baked Afternoon Tea in the delightful setting of Shuttleworths old mansion House with a chance to explore its grand rooms and a free gift for mum Choose between sittings at 13.00 or 14.30. Pre‐book only. Afternoon Tea gift vouchers…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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26
MAR
Mother’s Day at Shuttleworth
The House

Enjoy our freshly baked Afternoon Tea in the delightful setting of Shuttleworths old mansion House with a chance to explore its grand rooms and a free gift for mum Choose between sittings at 13.00 or 14.30. Pre‐book only. Afternoon Tea gift vouchers…

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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22
APR
NGS Open Day at the Swiss Garden
The Swiss Garden

Dont forget to share your images with us on social media using NGSopenday…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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23
APR
Afternoon Tea & Talk: Celebrating National Tea Day
The House at Shuttleworth

With nearly 50 years of tea experience Malcolm can provide a great insight in the history of tea and how to grow it. There will be tasting pots and demonstrations on how to blend teas.After the talk enjoy a delightful freshly baked…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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27
APR
Workshop: House and Garden Photography
The House at Shuttleworth

New for 2017 a photography workshop that will allow you to capture impressive period interior images of The House at Shuttleworth a grand old mansion set in acres of parkland and the Regency picturesque vistas of our Swiss Garden with spring flowers…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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30
APR
Mad Hatters Tea Party
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Enjoy crafts and storytelling take a picnic in the magical grounds of the Swiss Garden and be entertained by Alice in Wonderland themed characters and features in this charming Regency landscape the perfect setting for fun and fantasyBring your own Mad…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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07
MAY
Season Premiere
Shuttleworth

Event Timings:Gates Open 9.00 Pilot Chat 11.00 Vehicle Parade 12.00 Flying begins 14.00 Event ends 18.00 approx.Book Online:£24 Adult until Monday 1 May then £27 Free Child up to four per paying customer £17 SVAS with proof of a…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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20
MAY
Classic Evening Airshow
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

Event Timings:Gates Open: 12.00 Flying begins: 18.00 Event ends: 20.30 approx.Book Online:£18 Adult Free Child up to four per paying customer£11 SVAS with proof of a valid SVAS cardPrices increase on the event date.…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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21
MAY
Afternoon Tea (May)
The House at Shuttleworth

Formerly the home of the Shuttleworth family The House will be open for viewing with room stewards on hand to tell you more about the history of the family and Richard Shuttleworth and Old Warden Park.Choose between sittings at 13.00 or 14.30.…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

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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04
JUN
Fly Navy
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

Event Timings:‐Gates Open: 9.00 ‐Pilot Chat: 11.00 ‐Vehicle Parade: 12.00 ‐Flying begins: 14.00 ‐Event ends: 18.00 approx. Book Online:£24 Adult until Monday 29 May then £27 Free Child up to four per paying customer Gate Price:£30 Adult Free …

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

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
Afternoon Tea (July)
The House at Shuttleworth

Formerly the home of the Shuttleworth family The House will be open for viewing with room stewards on hand to tell you more about the history of the family and Richard Shuttleworth and Old Warden Park.Choose between sittings at 13.00 or 14.30.…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

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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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Potton? See our list of attractions in Potton, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.