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
Dino Adventure
Knebworth House And Park

Head down to Knebworth House on Sunday 29th May for a great day‐out. Experience the prehistoric world of the dinosaurs at Knebworth House Dino Adventure with amazing hands‐on Dino Animal Encounters throughout the day.Aspiring palaeontologists and brave explorers can conquer our special…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01438 812661
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01
JUN
Stageworks College Performing Arts Experience Day
Stageworks Studios

Calling all 15‐18 year olds interested in the performing arts. On Thursday 1st June Stageworks College is running a free experience day at its purpose‐built studios in St Neots. Packed with workshops in singing dancing and acting this is your chance to…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01480 223331
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02
JUN
Five Rivers Fostering @ Bedford Jobs Fair
Bedford Corn Exchange

Formed in 1989 Five Rivers Child Care is a Social Enterprise specialising in the care of Looked After Children through Residential Care and Foster Care.Were currently recruiting Foster CarersFor those who dont know Fostering involves children and young people being cared for…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

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02
JUN
Military Pageant Airshow at Shuttleworth
Shuttleworth

Shuttleworths Military Pageant is dedicated to recognising the contribution of our Armed Forces ‐ past and present. Many of the aircraft at The Collection are of types that played important roles in both world wars. This largest and most impressive Collection of…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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02
JUN
Workshop: Ceramic Tile Painting
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Participants will be encouraged to sketch out a design at the start of the session taking account of their own particular interests; this might include drawing flowers or birds found in the garden or even looking at designs that are incorporated within…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01767 627933
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04
JUN
Fly Navy
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

Event Timings:‐Gates Open: 9.00 ‐Pilot Chat: 11.00 ‐Vehicle Parade: 12.00 ‐Flying begins: 14.00 ‐Event ends: 18.00 approx. Book Online:£24 Adult until Monday 29 May then £27 Free Child up to four per paying customer Gate Price:£30 Adult Free …

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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04
JUN
Fly Navy Airshow at Shuttleworth
Shuttleworth

The second event of the 2017 flying season at Shuttleworth celebrating naval aircraft.VISITING AIRCRAFT PROVISIONALSea Vixen Seafire 3 Seafire 17 Westland Wasp Terry Martin Westland Wasp Gazelle Hawker Nimrod Historic Aircraft Collection Hawker Nimrod The Fighter Collection Chipmunk Morane MS317 T6 Texan…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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09
JUN
Romeo and Juliet
Bedford

The hugely popular theatre company Oddsocks Productions are back in Bedford with a new production. They will be performing their adaptation of Shakespeares classic tragedy Romeo and Juliet but with a difference....their version is fast‐paced hilarious and musical and like all their…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01234 351104
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10
JUN
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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10
JUN
Bedford International Kite Festival
Bedford Events

Bedford International Kite Festival hosts an array of attractions food & drink entertainment music and kite stalls and workshops. The Bedford International Kite Festival will once again take place in Russell Park over the weekend of the 10th & 11th June 2017.…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 276252
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16
JUN
Peter Pan
Wrest Park

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present an all new production of Peter Pan. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the enchanting mermaids magical fairies and…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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17
JUN
Classic Evening Airshow
Shuttleworth

Flying begins at 18.00.Please note the prices increase on the event date.…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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17
JUN
Pink Floyd Tribute Concert
Haynes Village Hall

A return visit by this fantastic act. Laser and light show not to be missed Doors open at 7.30pm Concert starts at 8.30pm Tickets just £10 via 012234 381254…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 381254
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18
JUN
Father’s Day Medieval Jousting
Knebworth House And Park

On 18th of June we will be hosting our annual jousting event. The turrets and towers of Knebworth House provide a spectacular backdrop to the costumed knights on majestic warhorses galloping at full tilt across the arena in a fantastic display…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01438 812661
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23
JUN
Pride and Prejudice
The Swiss Garden

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: 5.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
JUN
Pride and Prejudice (open air theatre)
The Swiss Garden

When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets the eye Brought to life by award winning writer Laura Tuner this brand‐new adaptation celebrates the 200th Anniversary of…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01767 627933
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01
JUL
Bedford Pretty Muddy 10K
Priory Park

Cancer Research UKs Race for Life. A series of women‐only events raising money for research so that we will beat all 200 types of cancer sooner.Run jog walk or even danceLink to sign up: po.stRFLcenStart Time: 11:00 am Last entryAdult entry 16…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Sports

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01
JUL
Bedford Pretty Muddy 5K
Priory Park

Cancer Research UKs Race for Life. A series of women‐only events raising money for research so that we will beat all 200 types of cancer sooner.Run jog walk or even danceLink to sign up: po.stRFLcenStart Time: 10:00 am Last entryAdult entry 16…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Sports

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01
JUL
Langford Family Fete
Langford Playing Field

Langford Family Fete. Craft Stalls Entertainment Stalls Fairground Concessions Vans and lots more.Raising money for Langford Village Hall & Playing Field Facilities & helping children in Nakuru Kenya who are living in a deprived environment.All enquiries to be sent to luke.j.newmanhotmail.com…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07709 446480
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02
JUL
Bedford Race for Life 5K and 10K
Priory Park

Cancer Research UKs Race for Life. A series of women‐only events raising money for research so that we will beat all 200 types of cancer sooner.Run jog walk or even danceLink to sign up: po.stRFLcenStart Time: 11:00 am Last entryAdult entry Women…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Sports

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02
JUL
Military Pageant
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

Many of the aircraft at The Collection are of types that played important roles in both world wars. This largest and most impressive Collection of genuine airworthy First World War aircraft in Europe including the only SE5a with a WWI combat kill…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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10
JUL
International Conference on Nanobiotechnology
Chicagos, Stevenage

On this auspicious occasion Conference Series llc inviting the participants from all over the globe to take part in the International Conference on Nano Biotechnology at Chicago USA during July 10‐11 2017.The theme of the conference Exploring the New Horizons…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: +17025 085200
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13
JUL
Garden Theatre – The Lost World
Knebworth House And Park

Last year Illyria theatre group performed the popular Roald Dahl theatre and we welcome their return for 2017. This year on the 13th July they are performing a fantastic rendition of The Lost World.Since before the times of Ancient Greece storytellers have…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01438 812661
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15
JUL
Evening Airshow World War 1
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

Flying begins at 18.00.…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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16
JUL
Regency Garden Party
The Swiss Garden

Visit the Swiss Garden at Shuttleworth on Sunday 16th July 2017 and enjoy a magnificent Regency Garden Party celebrating Lord Ongleys Swiss Garden which was created in the 1820s in the Swiss Picturesque style.Visitors can enjoy a display of Regency dances and…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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20
JUL
Workshop: Collection Photography
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

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 627933
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21
JUL
Rod Stewart tribute Concert
Haynes Village Hall

Gary returns to Haynes Village Hall for the 10th year . Every concert a sell out Doors open at 7.30pm Tickets £10 in advance via 01234 3812354 book early as this will sell out fast…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 381254
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21
JUL
Summer Walk & Lunch with the Head Gardener
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

This walk will cover seasonal plants the gardens architectural delights the history of the garden and its recent restoration project and future development plans along with an opportunity to chat to the Head Gardener over lunch.Highlights include herbaceous planting and colourful bedding…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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22
JUL
The Great British Food Festival
Knebworth House And Park

The Great British Food Festival is coming to Knebworth From Saturday 22nd July to Sunday 23rd July. The event starts at 10am each day with over 70 artisan stalls craft and gift stalls tasty hot food vendors great chef demos kids cookery…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01438 812661
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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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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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