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

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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29
APR
Grand Opening Longcroft Luxury CatHotel Letchworth
Longcroft Luxury Cat Hotel Letchworth

Please Join Vicky and The Longcroft Team for Prosecco cupcakes and a tour of the new luxury cat hotel on Sunday 29th April from 2‐4pm.Longcroft Letchworth offers 5 interior designed suites each with a climate controlled bedroom leading to a spacious play…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01462 600390
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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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18
MAY
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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19
MAY
May Evening Airshow
The Shuttleworth Collection

This evening airshow will have a relaxed atmosphere and the chance to see the Edwardian aircraft if the weather is calm and favourable enough for these incredible aircraft to take to the skies. This unique collection of aircraft from the early and…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

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

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20
MAY
Antique & Vintage Fair
The Weatherley Centre

If you love antiques and vintage and are looking for something unique and beautiful then visit Biggleswade Antiques & Vintage Fair. We have over 45 stalls offering a wide range of antiques and vintage items from costume and quality jewellery china…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01480 382432
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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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16
JUN
June Evening Airshow
The Shuttleworth Collection

Close to mid‐Summer with the light typically at its best long into the evening this classic flying evening at Shuttleworth will have a relaxed atmosphere and one of the best chances to see the Edwardian aircraft if the weather is calm and…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01767 627933
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17
JUN
Father’s Day Afternoon Tea
The House at Shuttleworth

Say thank you to your dad and treat him to our home‐baked savoury 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…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627965
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20
JUN
Hurricane Heritage R4118 Photography Day
The Shuttleworth Collection

This special Hurricane Heritage event is a close‐up and personal photography day led by well known aviation photographer Darren Harbar with the special opportunity to take a seat in this historic Battle of Britain fighter With training and practical advice enjoy the…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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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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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07
JUL
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
The Gordon Craig Theatre

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 WhamSWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMStarring CRAIG WEBB Sweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show…

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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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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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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