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
JUL
Decorative Salvage and Vintage Fair
Knebworth House And Park

The Decorative Salvage and Vintage Fair at Knebworth takes place on July 29th & 30th. A fantastic mix of Architectural Salvage Decorative Antiques & Vintage from top dealers. This fair will appeal to architects designers and anyone else looking for really…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01438 812661
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30
JUL
Afternoon Tea (July)
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 history of the family and Richard Shuttleworth and Old Warden Park.Choose between sittings at 13.00 or 14.30.…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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30
JUL
Talk: Priceless Paintings at The House
The House

Ticket price includes entry to The House and teacoffee on arrival. This event is suitable for ages 16. Advance booking required.Attendees may also book for Afternoon Tea see ticket options below.Event Timings:Arrive: 10.30 for refreshmentsTalk: 11.00‐12.00Book Online:Talk ‐ £9.95Talk with Afternoon Tea…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01767 627933
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31
JUL
Summer School: Madagascar a Musical Adventure
Stageworks Studios

Join Stageworks this summer for an exciting adventure bringing to life the hilarious and loveable characters of Madagascar in just one weekThis week long performing arts course for 6 to 14 year olds is packed with singing dancing and acting workshops…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01480 223331
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01
AUG
Magical Fairy Trails in the Swiss Garden
The Swiss Garden

Come to the Swiss Garden this August and look for all the fairy and sprite clues hidden in this fantasy setting. On Tuesday 1 and Tuesday 15 August there will be craft activities in the Garden Room where you will be able…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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03
AUG
Hurricane Heritage Photography Day
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

Ever wanted to sit in the cockpit of a 1940s Hawker Hurricane Based at The Shuttleworth Collection Hurricane R4118 is widely regarded as one of the most historic British aircraft to survive in flying condition from the Second World War.Book for an…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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06
AUG
Edwardian Pageant
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

With a timeless flying display of vintage aircraft free rides on our 1913 Wellingborough and 1921 Charabus and the opportunity to look around a Regency Swiss Garden and period House this is a day out for all those who enjoy stylish surroundings…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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06
AUG
Edwardian Pageant Airshow at Shuttleworth
Shuttleworth

Step back in time at the Edwardian Pageant here at Shuttleworth. With a timeless flying display of vintage aircraft free rides on our 1913 Wellingborough and 1921 Charabus and the opportunity to look around a Regency Swiss Garden and period House this…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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12
AUG
Steam, Crafts & Country Life Fair
Knebworth House And Park

Set in the beautiful grounds of Knebworth House the Steam & Country Crafts Fair on 12th and 13th August has something for everyone; Steam & other Vintage Vehicles childrens entertainers and circus workshops plus rustic crafts gifts and food…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01438 812661
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16
AUG
Invertebrate Walk
The Swiss Garden

For those who enjoy the natural world a walk around the beautiful Swiss Garden and adjoining Woodland in search of interesting specimens from the invertebrate world. Try your hand at pond‐dippingFeaturing a nature table and display from the Bedfordshire Natural History Society…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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17
AUG
arden Theatre – The Emperor’s New Clothes
Knebworth House And Park

Waiting for someone to invent something original On the 17th August youll need to bring your best clamouring for the cautionary tale of The Emperors New Clothes performed by the multi‐award winning theatre group Illyria.Beneath the Emperors new fancy clothes lies something…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01438 812661
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18
AUG
Ghost Tour & Bat Walk. August
Knebworth House And Park

A unique opportunity to tour the House at night and hear the tales of the incidents we cannot explain. Visit areas where our resident presences have been detected.Gates open at 6.30 pm on the 18th August. The evening will take the format…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01438 812661
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19
AUG
Classic Ibiza
Knebworth House And Park

On Saturday 19 August Knebworth House will play host to Classic Ibiza with favourite anthems from the White Island performed by a live world‐class orchestra and internationally renowned artists.The Urban Soul Orchestra conducted by Stephen Hussey perform classic Ibiza anthems under the…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01438 812661
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19
AUG
Flying Proms
Shuttleworth

Youll be watching vintage aircraft perform aerial displays to much loved classical themes performed by a live orchestra. With all of the atmosphere and fun of a truly British Proms and the excitement of watching Shuttleworth Collection aircraft display.Swiss Garden will be…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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19
AUG
Flying Proms at Shuttleworth
Shuttleworth

Its the 20th year of this popular event which is one of the highlights of the season at The Shuttleworth Collection. Youll be watching vintage aircraft perform aerial displays to much loved classical themes performed by a live orchestra. With all of…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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19
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 our…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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20
AUG
The Great British Prom
Knebworth House And Park

On Sunday 20 August 2017 join us for The Great British Prom to pay tribute to British music from across the four nations closing with a spectacular firework displayThe National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Anthony Inglis make their debut at Knebworth House…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01438 812661
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25
AUG
The Wind in the Willows
The Swiss Garden

This Christmas travel with us down the riverbank on an exhilarating journey with Wind in the Willows favourites Ratty Mole Badger and Todd.…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
AUG
Wind in the Willows (open air theatre)
The Swiss Garden

What starts as a search for the best picnic spot rapidly turns into the most hilarious of escapades. With the bumptious Toads heart set on a shiny new motorcar and his very liberty soon at stake will his faithful friends come to…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01767 627933
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27
AUG
Afternoon Tea (August)
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 history of the family and Richard Shuttleworth and Old Warden Park.Choose between sittings at 13.00 or 14.30.…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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27
AUG
St. Ives Antiques Fair
Burgess Hall (One Leisure)

This is a fun and friendly Antiques Fair with around 50 dealers offering affordable quality antiques 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…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01480 896866
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01
SEP
Jane Eyre
Wrest Park

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them can Jane and Rochesters…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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03
SEP
Pride and Prejudice
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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03
SEP
Shuttleworth Heritage Day
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

Enjoy a flying display of The Collections vintage and rare aircraft vehicle parade and celebrate 175 years since the founding of the Clayton & Shuttleworth Company with visiting exhibits and those from The Collection.Event Timings:‐Gates Open: 9.00‐Pilot Chat: 11.00‐Vehicle Parade: 12.00‐Flying begins:…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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03
SEP
Shuttleworth Heritage Day Airshow at Shuttleworth
Shuttleworth

Celebrating the heart of everything that is Shuttleworth including Richards passion for aviation agriculture and racing the Swiss Garden the life of The House and The Collection today. Enjoy a flying display of The Collections vintage and rare aircraft vehicle parade and…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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09
SEP
A Dry Stone Walling Workshop
Marshwood House

A unique opportunity to practice the art and craft of DSW.These workshops are a practical introduction to the heritage and the craft of building using stone without mortar. In addition you also receive an extensive discussion overview packed with tips and information…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07749 032680
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09
SEP
Workshop: Autumn & Winter Planting
The Swiss Garden

Led by RHS and Chelsea Flower Show award winning garden designer Philippa Pearson who will offer expert tips on the use of a range of plants to create stunning late season displays in your garden. Using the Swiss Garden as a base…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627933
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24
SEP
Afternoon Tea (September)
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 history of the family and Richard Shuttleworth and Old Warden Park.Choose between sittings at 13.00 or 14.30.…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627965
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24
SEP
Talk: The Life of Richard Shuttleworth
The House at Shuttleworth

Richard purchased his first vintage car the 1898 Panhard Levassor which he ran in the Brighton Run around the same time as he bought his first aircraft the DH60X Moth G‐EBWD in which he learned to fly. Both of which are still…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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29
SEP
Cambs Photography Event 2017
Hinchingbrooke Country Park

This event aims to bring the local photography industry together in one place‐ photographers models make up artists photoshop wizards equipment retailers studio hire and much moreWHAT IS ON‐A photography contest enter via our facebook page or website‐A group of professional models…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 07743 334596
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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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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Potton? See our list of attractions in Potton, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.