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

30
MAY
Northern Soul (St Ives 40th Anniversary)
The Burgess Hall

St Ives 40th Anniversary‐ nearly all‐nighterSaturday 30th May 8pm to 4amTickets £16.00 in advanceNORTHERN SOUL The St Ives 40th anniversary part 1 the nearly all‐nighter. Bringing old St Ives djs and the new guys in two rooms of soul. The…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01480 388500
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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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08
JUN
Tea Dance
The Burgess Hall

Tea DanceMonday 8th June 2pm to 4.30pm£4 per person includes free tea or coffee and biscuits DANCE Get your dancing shoes on down to the Burgess Hall to enjoy an afternoon filled with Ballroom Sequence and Party dances. Bring…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01480 388500
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10
JUN
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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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
Boogie Nite
The Burgess Hall

Boogie NiteSaturday 13th June 8pm to 1am no admittance after 10pmTickets £8 in advanceDISCO Burgess Hall present their incredibly popular Boogie Nite with music from the Starlite Roadshow playing the biggest and best 70s 80s 90s club classics and…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01480 388500
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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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19
JUN
The Comedy Club Cambridge
Belfry Hotel Cambourne

Host Comedian ‐ Tim Clark:An unsung hero of stand‐up comedy ‐ the current master of this underrated art The Guardian. Tim has been a Stand‐up comic for most of his adult life and still does over two hundred shows each year. He…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01954 714600
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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 Collection's 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
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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21
JUN
FATHER’S DAY AT THE COLLECTION
The Shuttleworth Collection

Treat your dad this Father's 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 Summer's Evening' in the beautiful and romantic setting of the Shuttleworth Trust's 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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27
JUN
PhilAnglia
The Burgess Hall

PhilAngliaSaturday 27th June 10am to 4pmFREE admissionFAIR A Stamp Fair with local and national dealers where collectors can buy sell or exchange material.Supported by local societies this will be one of the largest Stamp Fairs in East Anglia. A…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01328 829318
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28
JUN
Songs from the shows
The Burgess Hall

Harmonia Music presents: Songs from the ShowsSunday 28th June Start 5.30pm End 7.30pm£5 pre‐school age children free On sale 1st JuneA joint choirs concert which will be fun‐filled and suitable for all featuring both adult and childrens choirs…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07715 556589
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02
JUL
An Evening of Dirty Dancing
The Burgess Hall

An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute ShowThursday 2nd July Doors 7.00pm Show 7.30pm End 9.40pmTickets £18.50 in advanceLIVE SHOW A high energy emotional roller‐coaster of an evening with breath‐taking chorography and buckets of nostalgia. Bring…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01480 388500
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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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11
JUL
SJ School of dance summer show
The Burgess Hall

SJ School of dance summer show 2015Saturday 11th July Shows and 3pm & 7pm Each show lasts approx. 2 hoursTickets £8DANCE SHOW Come and watch our Summer Performance from a fun and talented dance school offering classes in…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01480 388500
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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 Collection's 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

Shuttleworth's 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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07
AUG
Joe Pasquale Live plus special guest Paul Burling
The Burgess Hall

Joe Pasquale Live Special guest Paul BurlingFriday 7th August Doors 6.45pm Show starts 7.30pmTickets from £20 per personYes Joes back This time hes leaner meaner hes a vacuum cleaner Last year Joe and his twin brother Raynard opened…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01480 388500
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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 event's 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 G's 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 uncle's 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 Collection's aircraft at their best and…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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01
OCT
The Shires
Corn Exchange Bedford

The Shires at Corn Exchange Bedford in Bedford on Thursday 01 October 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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 it's 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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