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

23
JUN
Madagascar - A Musical Adventure Jr.
Woodside Hall

Join Alex the Lion Marty the Zebra Melman the Giraffe Gloria the hip hip Hippo and of course those hilarious plotting penguins in the musical adventure of a lifetime. Madagascar A Musical Adventure JR. follows all of your favorite crack‐a‐lackin…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01462 641575
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23
JUN
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show Stevenage
Holiday Inn Stevenage

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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24
JUN
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Wrest Park

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: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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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29
JUN
Outdoor Cinema: Top Gun (12A)
The House at Shuttleworth

Sit back relax and watch Top Gun with the beautiful setting of The House behind you.…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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30
JUN
Workshop: Pottery Painting
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Led by local ceramic artist Eve Carroll and drawing inspiration from the wonderful surroundings of the Swiss Garden this creative art session will focus on nature wildlife and some of the 18th century architectural elements found in the garden.Participants will be encouraged…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01767 627933
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30
JUN
Outdoor Cinema: Dirty Dancing (15)
The House at Shuttleworth

Sit back relax and watch Dirty Dancing with the beautiful setting of The House behind you.…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 03336 663366
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01
JUL
Military Pageant (WWI Centenary)
Shuttleworth

We are proud that The Collection is home to the largest and most impressive collection of genuine airworthy First World War aircraft in Europe and some of the sole remaining airworthy aircraft of their type including a Hawker Sea Hurricane Hawker Tomtit…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627933
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06
JUL
Summer Walk & Lunch with the Head Gardener
The Swiss Gardens

Learn all about 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 of the…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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06
JUL
Sweeney Entertainments Presents Abba Forever
The Gordon Craig Theatre

. SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS ABBA FOREVERLive in ConcertABBA ‐ Forever presented by Sweeney Entertainments is one of the UKs leading International tribute shows and theatre audiences from across Great Britain and Sweden have long enjoyed this superb recreation of possibly the worlds…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 013663 80333
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06
JUL
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show Bedford
Park Inn by Radisson Bedford Hotel

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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07
JUL
Jazzeco Festival
Harlington Manor

Harlington Manor a grade II listed building will be holding a jazz festival in the its grounds. The performers include renowned British jazz diva Tina May backed by The Frank Griffith Quintet led by former Buddy Rich and Mel Torme…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07788 742209
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07
JUL
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
The Gordon Craig Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMSweeney 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 George Michael and…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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14
JUL
July Evening Airshow
The Shuttleworth Collection

Classic flying evenings at Shuttleworth have a relaxed atmosphere and are where the light can be at its best to see the Edwardian aircraft if the weather is calm and favourable enough for these incredible aircraft to take to the skies. This…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01767 627933
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15
JUL
Teddy Bears Picnic
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Come along to our Teddy Bears Picnic and enjoy crafts a bouncy castle our Bear Hunt teddy trail face‐painting family games and fun‐filled childrens activities all in the magical surroundings of the Swiss Garden. Dont forget your teddies and bring a picnic…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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21
JUL
Bubble Rush 5k - A family run that's bursting
Riverside Park

The foamiest fun‐filled run is coming back to the Riverside Park in Huntingdon on Saturday 21 July. Run jog or walk around an approx 5km 2.5KM lapped course ‐ you can go fast or you can go slow but most of all…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01223 675888
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28
JUL
Little Women
Wrest Park

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the timeless story of Little Women based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. Join Chapterhouse as four sisters ‐ Jo Beth Meg and Amy ‐ tell the story of their life during the…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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28
JUL
Tropicana Nights
Knebworth Barns

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: 16.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01702 556878
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29
JUL
Afternoon Tea (July)
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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05
AUG
The Shuttleworth Family Airshow
Shuttleworth

As part of Shuttleworths August programme of family fun this event is packed fun of activities to keep everyone entertained from grandparents to grandtots The pilot chat is about the Chipmunk the first taste of flying for many former members of the…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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16
AUG
Robin Hood and his Merry Men
The Swiss Garden

Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor. When the evil Sheriff of Nottingham schemes to stop the outlaws…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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16
AUG
Robin Hood and His Merry Men (open air theatre)
The Swiss Garden

Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land who travel through Sherwood Forest as they steal from the rich to give to the poor. When the evil Sheriff of Nottingham schemes to stop the…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01767 627933
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18
AUG
Flying Proms
Shuttleworth

The Flying Proms at The Shuttleworth Collection celebrates 21 years and will bring all the atmosphere and fun of a truly British Proms and the excitement of vintage aircraft displaying to live music from the National Symphony orchestra.The Swiss Garden will be…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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19
AUG
Afternoon Tea (August)
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: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627965
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22
AUG
The Swiss Garden’s Summer Bug Hunt
The Swiss Gardens

Featuring a nature table and display from the Bedfordshire Natural History Society this free event normal garden admission rates apply offers an insight into the Swiss Garden as a habitat for these fascinating creatures.…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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26
AUG
St. Ives Antiques Fair
Burgess Hall (One Leisure)

This is a fun and friendly Antiques Fair with around 50 dealers offering affordable qualityantiques and vintage pieces including ceramics glass maps small items of furniture silver china jewellery paperweights postcards and other interesting treasures of yesteryear at prices to suit all…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01480 896866
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27
AUG
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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31
AUG
Van Morrison with Waterboys + Hothouse Flowers
Wrest Park, English Heritage Estate

Van Morrison plus special guests The Waterboys and Hothouse Flowers at Wrest Park on Friday 31st August. One of musics undisputed true originals his matchless songwriting and vocal talents have seen him produce an incredible body of material throughout his career.Special guests…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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02
SEP
Shuttleworth Heritage Day
Shuttleworth

The Shuttleworth Collection exists today because of Richard Shuttleworths love and passion for collecting and restoring vintage aircraft and veteran vehicles preserved after his death by his mother Dorothy. Herself an impressive woman dedicated to education and the surrounding community Dorothys own…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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02
SEP
Hacienda Classical +Orbital (DJ set) at Wrest Park
Wrest Park, English Heritage Estate

Haienda Classical the orchestral reimagining of one of the most notable music scenes in British history will be performed live at Wrest Park on 2nd September 2018 with the Manchester Camerata orchestra and the clubs original DJ partnership of Graeme Park and…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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…

Fat Jax

Fat Jax Nightclub in Royston, Hertfordshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01763 249825 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Zapp Zone

Zapp Zone ‐ Amusement Park in Bedford, . Contact venue on telephone number 01234269037 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Eat N Bowl

Bowling at Eat N Bowl in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. Contact venue on 01480471611 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Eatnbowl

Bowling at Eat'n'bowl in St. Neots, Cambridgeshire. Contact venue on 01480 471611 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Malton Golf

Malton Golf ‐ golf course in Royston, Hertfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01763 262200 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Malton Golf golf courseclub.…

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