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

03
MAR
Taste The Punch With Pete Tong, B.Traits & Icarus
Empire

With only a hand‐full of UK appearances during 2017 this is rare chance to see Pete on home turfThis will be the second time that Tong has headlined Taste The Punch whilst B.Traits makes her third appearance which is set to be…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07904 452832
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05
MAR
The House Wedding Show
The House at Shuttleworth

You will meet a range of quality suppliers ready to help plan your special day. Couples getting married will also receive a free goody bag.For more information call 01245 895470 or email infomainweddingsandevents.co.uk.Event Information:Doors open 11.00‐15.00 with free admission and parking.Pre‐register via…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627933
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11
MAR
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: Business

TEL: 07749 032680
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11
MAR
Disabled Access Day
Shuttleworth

Maps of The Collection and Swiss Garden will be available in the Visitor Centre on the day. Free tours of the Swiss Garden are available at 11.00 and 14.00. Tour begins from the garden entrance.Accessibility: We aim to have as much of…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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11
MAR
Murder Mystery Evening
The House, Shuttleworth

Come back to the 1930s learn more about the Shuttleworth family and estate and use your little grey cells to solve a most dastardly crime The nights entertainment includes a three course dinner and teacoffee to finish. Optional overnight stay with breakfast…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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18
MAR
Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert
Haynes Village Hall

Billy West returns to Haynes to perform a blistering Concert covering all of Queens greatest hits . A Concert not to be missed Doors open at 7.30pm . Tickets £10 each ibn advance via 01234 381254…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 381254
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18
MAR
Murder Mystery Dinner
Cromwell Hotel Stevenage

Whilst enjoying the company of your fellow guests over a splendid three course dinner a blood‐curdling scream rends the night air and to your horror you realise that the charming person that was sitting next to you has just been killed …

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0143 879954
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18
MAR
Pop-Up Opera: Bellini’s I Capuleti e I Montecchi
Spirella Ballroom

For Spring 2017 Pop‐Up are reviving their first tragic opera staged to great acclaim in 2016. Pop‐Ups version of I Capuleti e I Montecchi sung in Italian with English captions conjures an atmospheric and intimate environment that places spectators at the heart…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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26
MAR
Mother’s Day
The House at Shuttleworth

Enjoy a freshly baked Afternoon Tea in the delightful setting of Shuttleworths old mansion House with a chance to explore its grand rooms and a free gift for mum Choose between sittings at 13.00 or 14.30. Pre‐book only. Afternoon Tea gift vouchers…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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26
MAR
Mother’s Day at Shuttleworth
The House

Enjoy our freshly baked Afternoon Tea in the delightful setting of Shuttleworths old mansion House with a chance to explore its grand rooms and a free gift for mum Choose between sittings at 13.00 or 14.30. Pre‐book only. Afternoon Tea gift vouchers…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627933
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26
MAR
Talk: Restoration of a Regency Gem
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Find out Lord Onglelys Swiss vision the Shuttleworth familys interventions and future plans for the garden in this fascinating talk by the Swiss Garden Manager Corinne Price. It will delight anyone who wants to know more about this unusual garden and those…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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07
APR
Comedy Night
Beadlow Manor Hotel and Golf Club

Laugh your socks off with your family friends or work colleagues at Beadlow Manors Comedy Night Ian Dee comedy hypnotist will start the night off followed by Jay Lee with The Ultimate Peter Kay Experience. Tier one tickets are just £15 and…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01525 860800
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08
APR
Workshop: Garden Design
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Using the Swiss Garden as a base for looking at garden layout and landscape design this workshop will include practical sessions with refreshments and lunch included. Part of the programme will include a tour of the garden please wear appropriate clothing…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627933
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14
APR
Easter Trail
Knebworth House And Park

Have fun in the Gardens and Park this EasterThere is plenty to do in Knebworth Gardens this Easter explore the Maze and the Dinosaur Trail. Enjoy the spring flowers and listen to the birdsong. Visit the Gift shop and Tea Room…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01438 812661
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15
APR
St John's Easter Eggstravaganza
Sue Ryder, St John's Hospice.

SimplySuzie by Beverley story telling at: 1pm ‐ 1:30pm and 3pm ‐ 3:30pmSUPA Puppets puppet show at: 2pm ‐ 2:40pmParking is located through our bottom gate on St Johns Road coming from Bedford Road drive down St.Johns Road past the hospice you…

Location: 4.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 642412
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16
APR
Easter Medieval Jousting
Knebworth House And Park

On 16th and 17th of April 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…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01438 812661
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22
APR
David Bowie Tribute Act
Haynes Village Hall

A return visit to the Hall by Diamond Dogz a great Bowie tribute act. Doors open 7.30pm Tickets £10 in advance vi 01234 381254…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 381254
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22
APR
NGS Open Day at the Swiss Garden
The Swiss Garden

Dont forget to share your images with us on social media using NGSopenday…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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23
APR
Afternoon Tea & Talk: Celebrating National Tea Day
The House at Shuttleworth

With nearly 50 years of tea experience Malcolm can provide a great insight in the history of tea and how to grow it. There will be tasting pots and demonstrations on how to blend teas.After the talk enjoy a delightful freshly baked…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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29
APR
Hertfordshire Garden Show
Knebworth House And Park

A fantastic event for the May Bank Holiday weekend.The 26th Hertfordshire Garden Show takes place at Knebworth Park. Get your garden ready for the new season with plenty of fresh ideas for plants and accessories to make your garden look really special.…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01438 812661
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30
APR
Afternoon tea in Knebworth Barns
Knebworth Barns

Join us for a delicious Sunday afternoon tea at Knebworth Barns.A special pre‐booked afternoon tea is available on 30th April 23rd July and 10th September. Your ticket includes admission to the Gardens and Park. The Barn will be open from 2.00pm with…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01438 812661
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30
APR
Mad Hatters Tea Party
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Enjoy crafts and storytelling take a picnic in the magical grounds of the Swiss Garden and be entertained by Alice in Wonderland themed characters and features in this charming Regency landscape the perfect setting for fun and fantasyBring your own Mad…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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05
MAY
Spring 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 swathes of daffodils throughout the…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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05
MAY
The Comedy Club Cambridge
The Belfry Hotel

The Comedy Club Presents 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Venue: The Belfry Hotel Back Lane Cambourne Cambridgeshire CB23 6BWPrice2 Course Meal & Comedy Show: GBP 28Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com73034‐0…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01954 714691
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07
MAY
Season Premiere
Shuttleworth

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 1 May then £27 Free Child up to four per paying customer £17 SVAS with proof of a…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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20
MAY
Classic Evening Airshow
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

Event Timings:Gates Open: 12.00 Flying begins: 18.00 Event ends: 20.30 approx.Book Online:£18 Adult Free Child up to four per paying customer£11 SVAS with proof of a valid SVAS cardPrices increase on the event date.…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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21
MAY
Afternoon Tea (May)
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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21
MAY
Talk: Working For Dorothy Shuttleworth
The House at Shuttleworth

Cyril Thomas arrived at The House when he was 18 years old from his home in St Helena to The House in Bedfordshire to work for Mrs Dorothy Shuttleworth. This talk recalls his warm memories of his life in service as Dorothys…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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27
MAY
Sex Pistols Tribute Concert
Haynes Village Hall

A spectacular and energetic by one of the best tribute acts iin the UK. Doors open 7.30pm Tickets cost £10 via 01234 381254…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 381254
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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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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.