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

29
MAY
St. Ives Antiques Fair
Burgess Hall (One Leisure)

This is a fun and friendly Antiques Fair with around 55 dealers affordable quality antiques including ceramics glass maps small items of furniture silver china jewellery paperweights and other interesting pieces at prices to suit all pockets. All shown in the comfortable…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01480 896866
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05
JUN
Fly Navy Day
The Shuttleworth Collection

Visiting aircraft includes: Skyraider Kennet Aviation Seafire 17 Kennet Aviation Wasp Terry Martin.Collection aircraft includes: Hawker Sea Hurricane 1b.Vehicle parade from Hillman Minx and Railton.Additional entertainment includes live music and Make & paint with Airfix & IPMS Brampton free.The restaurant visitor centre…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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11
JUN
Manor House String Quartet Evening
The Swiss Gardens

The Manor House String Quartet returns to present a classical concert on the theme of Music for a Summers Evening in the beautiful and romantic setting of the Swiss Garden. This delightful late regency garden is the perfect venue in which to…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01767 627924
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16
JUN
The Railway Children
Wrest Park

Chapterhouse Theatre Company proudly presents The Railway Children the unforgettable and heart‐warming story of adventure and family set in the heart of the Yorkshire countryside. The lives of three children are changed forever by the mysterious disappearance of their father. Finding a…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03703 331183
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18
JUN
At Home with Shuttleworth (June)
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

One of the most exciting aspects of Shuttleworth is being able to get up close to the aircraft and vehicles so this year At Home is replacing our traditional evening airshows and this At Home will have a 1940s feel with a…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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18
JUN
Summer at Halls Green Charity event
Harriet Kelsall Spoke Jewellery

Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery invites you to Summer at Halls Green in aid of Chain of Hope which supports children in developing countries with life threatening heart conditions.Join us on Saturday 18th June to enjoy complimentary refreshments and browse our latest…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01462 790565
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19
JUN
Biggleswade Antiques Fair
The Weatherley Centre

If you have an eye for antiques or are after something unique and beautiful for your home or collection then visit Biggleswade Antiques Fair. We have over 45 stalls offering a wide range of antiques from silver quality jewellery vintage pictures…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01480 382432
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23
JUN
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Knebworth House

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful new musical score and…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01438 812661
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25
JUN
A Midsummers Night’s Dream
The Swiss Gardens

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best loved romantic comedy Midsummer Nights Dream. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01767 627924
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26
JUN
Afternoon Tea
The House, Shuttleworth

Available dates in 2016:Sunday 26 JuneSunday 28 AugustSunday 25 SeptemberSunday 30 OctoberSunday 27 NovemberSunday 18 DecemberPlease note dates may be subject to changePre‐book your afternoon tea online by email or by phone. Afternoon Tea gift vouchers are also available. For more information…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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03
JUL
Military Pageant
The Shuttleworth Collection

Visiting aircraft includes: Hawker Hurricanes x 4 plus R4118 and Collection Hawker Sea Hurricane 1b Buchon Yak 3 Mark Davy.Collection aircraft includes Hawker Hind Hawker Demon Gloster Gladiator.All aircraft are provisional and may be subject to change.Vehicle parade from Fordson Wot.Additional entertainment…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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10
JUL
Regency Garden Party
The Swiss Gardens

Visit the Swiss Garden at Shuttleworth on Sunday 10th July 2016 and enjoy a magnificent Regency Garden Party which will recreate the fairy‐tale and celebrate Lord Ongleys Swiss Garden which was created in the 1820s in the Swiss Picturesque style.Visitors can enjoy…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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12
JUL
Photography Training Day, Early Years of Aviation
Shuttleworth

The day will incorporate plenty of practical skills training combined with a small amount of classroom tuition.Aimed at beginner photographers who wish to learn the basic controls of their camera this day is ideal for photographers who have a DSLR and are…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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16
JUL
At Home with Shuttleworth (July)
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

One of the most exciting aspects of Shuttleworth is being able to get up close to the aircraft and vehicles so this year At Home is replacing our traditional evening airshows and this At Home will bring a host of agricultural vehicles…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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16
JUL
Bedford River Festival
Bedford Rowing Club

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and a…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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22
JUL
Summer Walk and Lunch with the Head Gardener
The Swiss Gardens

Seasonal highlights and a tour of the Swiss Garden in the company of our craftsman 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 back to…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627924
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23
JUL
Scale Model Flying: Aeromodellers Weekend
The Shuttleworth Collection

All vintage type models are welcome. There are size power and control restrictions for RTM models flown in the FF area. Radio Assisted Vintage models must be flown in the designated RC area 10kg weight limit if unsure please clarify with…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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07
AUG
Edwardian Pageant
The Shuttleworth Collection

Visiting aircraft includes: Fokker Triplane Breighton BE2E WAHT Albatros WAHT Sopwith Snipe WAHT Mew Gull David Beale Calidus Peter Davies Muscle biplane Rich Goodwin.Collection aircraft includes: WWI.All aircraft are provisional and may be subject to change.Vehicle parade from Fordson Wot.Additional entertainment includes…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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20
AUG
Flying Proms
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

Youll be watching vintage aircraft perform aerial displays to much loved classical themes with all of the atmosphere and fun of a truly British Proms and the excitement of watching Shuttleworth Collection aircraft display the concert will be performed by the…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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20
AUG
St Neots Dragon Boat Festival
Regatta Meadow

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and a…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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25
AUG
Peter Pan
The Swiss Gardens

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present the unforgettable story of Peter Pan the boy who wouldnt grow up. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01767 627924
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04
SEP
Wings & Wheels
The Shuttleworth Collection

Visiting aircraft includes: Little and Large The Blades aerobatic display team Hang Glider aerobatic display Mew Gull replica David Beale DH60G Mel Saggers Turbulent Stearman Percival Parade CAP 232 Emily Todd Jackaroo Trish Neville Pitts Lauren Richardson Collection aircraft includes: DH88 Comet…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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14
SEP
Photography Training Day, WWII
Shuttleworth

The day will incorporate plenty of practical skills training combined with a small amount of classroom tuition.Aimed at beginner photographers who wish to learn the basic controls of their camera this day is ideal for photographers who have a DSLR and are…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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16
SEP
Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fair 2016
The Shuttleworth Collection

Includes Steam Engines Tractors & Heavy Horses Working Crafts Steam Ploughing Trade & Market Stalls Sheepdog working & Falconry Vintage Vehicles Old Time Fairground Craft & Food Halls Miniature Steam Licensed Bar & Refreshments.Discounted admission is available to the Collection and Swiss…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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24
SEP
Aeromodellers Festival of Flight
The Shuttleworth Collection

All types of models are welcome with general sports flying in all 3 disciplines RCCLF.There are size power and control restrictions for RTM models flown in the FF area. Radio Assisted models must be flown in the designated RC area 10kg…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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02
OCT
Race Day & Roaring Twenties Finale
Shuttleworth

Race Day & Roaring Twenties Finale at Shuttleworth closes the main event season.We will have live Music from the Polka Dot Dolls and the Make & paint station with Airfix & IPMS Brampton freeEvent Timings:9.00 gates open 14.00 Flying Display…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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02
OCT
The Glass Fair @ Knebworth
Knebworth House

Leading specialist fair with around 70 exhibitors selling fine antique and collectable glass including contemporary artists showing their own work.Exhibition demonstration refreshments and free parking.…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07887 762872
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07
OCT
Autumn Walk and Lunch with the Head Gardener
The Swiss Gardens

Seasonal highlights and a tour of the Swiss Garden in the company of our craftsman 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 back to…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627924
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15
OCT
Photography Night Shoot (The Collection)
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

This nightshoot will give you the opportunity to photograph a selection of The Collections aircraft and vehicles in atmospheric night conditions and aircraft crews in period dress.…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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16
OCT
Fungal Foray
The Swiss Gardens

If you are mad about mushrooms or find fungi fascinating enjoy a walk around the beautiful Swiss Garden and adjoining woodland in search of interesting species of fungi found growing naturally in Bedfordshire.Led by the Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Fungi Group this free…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

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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