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

18
FEB
Antique & Vintage Fair
The Weatherley Centre

If you love antiques and vintage and are looking for something unique and beautiful for your home or collection then visit Biggleswade Antique & Vintage Fair. We have over 45 stalls offering a wide range of antiques and vintage items including…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01480 382432
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18
FEB
NGS Open Day at the Swiss Garden
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Since its foundation the National Gardens Scheme has donated £50 million to charities across the UK. Around 3700 gardens open each year for the National Garden Scheme. Seasonal interest in the garden includes Snowdrops Hellebores and a range of wonderfully scented shrubs…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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25
FEB
BEDFORD DANCE AND SINGING AUDITIONS FOR TEENAGERS
Bedford Corn Exchange

Bedford dance and singing auditions for teenagers: The exciting dance and singing competition for teenagers and pre‐teens TeenStar is coming to Bedford TeenStar are on the lookout to find the best singers and dancers from Bedford and around the UK and auditions…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 529996
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25
FEB
The Glass Fair@Knebworth
Knebworth House Barns

Around 70 exhibitors selling antique and collectable glass alongside contemporary makers showing their own work. Exhibition demonstrations refreshments free parking.…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07887 762872
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01
MAR
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both green and free so the charity urges the local community to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at our donation appeal. We…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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02
MAR
Tropicana Nights
Park Inn Hotel

If you are looking for a fun filled evening of pure 80s music and dancing for the over 25s then look no further. Come and join us at one of our amazing parties and indulge yourselves in pure 80s heaven.Tropicana Nights specialises…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01702 556878
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11
MAR
Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea
The House, Shuttleworth

Treat mum to a well‐deserved freshly baked Afternoon Tea in the delightful setting of The House at Shuttleworth with a chance to explore its grand rooms and find out more about the history of the family and Old Warden park.Pre‐book only. Upgrades…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627965
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17
MAR
Only Fools and 3 Courses Comedy Night and Dinner i
Holiday Inn Stevenage

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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18
MAR
Orwell Antique & Vintage Fair
Orwell Village Hall

A warm and welcoming fair with twenty stalls offering an eclectic mix of antiques and vintage memorabilia retro and collectable items. A vintage caf offering hot and cold sandwiches along with tea and cake. Set in the pretty Cambridgeshire village of…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01223 894292
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24
MAR
Workshop: Easter Floristry
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Led by Advanced Floristry students at Shuttleworth College this lovely workshop will allow you to create a floral arrangement for your Easter table or festivities or as a thoughtful and hand‐crafted gift for someone special. Spring flowers offer a colourful and fresh…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627933
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01
APR
Easter Afternoon Tea
The House, Shuttleworth

Treat yourself to a wonderful Easter themed afternoon tea in the grand setting of 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…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627965
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07
APR
A Vintage fair
St Mary’s

A Vintage Affair returns to Hitchin.Come and join us for a vintage market with a range of traders selling vintage and retro clothing collectibles homewares jewellery and accessories. With handmade and upcycled vintage inspired items as well.Open from 10.30‐4.30 with free entry…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02084 930303
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07
APR
Workshop: Planting Design
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Pick up expert tips from RHS and Chelsea Flower Show award winning garden designer Philippa Pearson on the use of plants to create stunning displays in your garden. Tips on how to choose the right plant for the right place and…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627933
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13
APR
Spring Walk & Lunch with the Head Gardener
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Our Head Gardener 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 life. Enjoy lunch afterwards with an opportunity to chat informally to senior members…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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22
APR
Afternoon Tea (April)
The House at Shuttleworth

Treat yourself to a wonderful home‐baked afternoon tea in the grand setting of 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…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627965
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25
APR
Parkland Tour
The House at Shuttleworth,

Join us for a walk through time around the parkland of the Shuttleworth Estate. Learn about its historical features and uses as well as its modern day management and preservation.Please note this is a two hour walk for competent walkers.Event Timings: 09:45…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 1767 627965
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29
APR
Mad Hatters Tea Party
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Watch Morris and Maypole dancing displays at our Mad Hatters Tea Party event with opportunities to join in during timed afternoon sessions. Enjoy crafts storytelling and new for 2018 a magic show Be entertained by Alice in Wonderland characters and features in…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

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06
MAY
Season Premiere and RAF Centenary
Shuttleworth

Expect to enjoy a thrilling air display and ground activities with a STEM focus that will be engaging for the next generation of innovators as well as entertainment for the whole family.The Collections own aircraft span 1909 through to 1950 and is…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01767 627933
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20
MAY
NGS Open Day
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Since its foundation the National Gardens Scheme has donated £50 million to charities across the UK. Around 3700 gardens open each year for the National Garden Scheme. The Swiss Garden is pleased to support this worthwhile cause and donates a proportion of…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL:
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26
MAY
Workshop: Successful Seed Sowing
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Whether you want a display of summer flowers or to grow your own herbs and vegetables this workshop will show you how. Includes tips on mixing your own compost and selecting seeds.Suitable for beginners. All materials and refreshments provided. This event is…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627933
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27
MAY
Afternoon Tea (May)
The House at Shuttleworth

Treat yourself to a wonderful home‐baked afternoon tea in the grand setting of 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…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627965
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03
JUN
Fly Navy
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

This event is supported by the outstanding work of Fly Navy Heritage Trust who have secured a memorable line‐up of extraordinary and historic aircraft for a thrilling show.The pilot chat is about the BAE systems owned Avro Anson with its new colour…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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28
JUN
‘The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’
The Swiss Garden

Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the worlds greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears a desperate quest to find her begins. Sherlock Holmes comes face to face…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01767 627933
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07
JUL
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
The Gordon Craig Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMStarring CRAIG WEBB Sweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK featuring the very best of George Andrew Pepsi and Shirlie ‐ The Best of WhamCan it really be 37 years since…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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17
OCT
Sweeney Entertainments Presents Jackson Live in Co
The Gordon Craig Theatre

Michael Jackson is not only remembered as one of the most influential artists of all time but many of todays artists have been inspired by his iconic style. His career spanned nearly five decades of music and he was continually at the…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07584 052746
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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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