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

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

Photograph a selection of aircraft and vehicles from The Collection at night. These unique exhibits will be on display to a backdrop of atmospheric conditions offering the opportunity to capture stunning images.Meal options: Pasty and Chip dinner & veggie option. The Restaurant…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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16
OCT
Antique & Vintage Fair
The Weatherley Centre

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

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01480 382432
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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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23
OCT
House Wedding Fair
The House, Shuttleworth

Enjoy two fabulous fashion shows at 12.30 and 14.30 featuring the latest bridal gowns. Meet over 30 leading exhibitors from around the local area and be entered into the free prize draw.For further details please view Wedding Exhibitions UKs website.Event Information:Doors open…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01767 627924
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27
OCT
Mad Science Cambourne half term Camp Day
Hub

This season we have a hair‐raising Halloween party and youre invited For anyone aged 4‐11 years we have a fantastic action packed day full of hands on experiments and awe‐inspiring demonstrations There really is nothing else like it: so come join uson…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01223 880997
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28
OCT
Boxing for Billy 2016
Holiday Inn, Stevenage

iBox Promotions proudly presents Boxing for Billy 2016 an annual fundraiser with former British and Commonwealth Super Featherweight Champion and WBC Champion Kevin mitchell on Fri 28 Oct 2016 at the Holiday Inn Stevenage in aid of Billys Wish.This event will include…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07880 310331
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29
OCT
Something Scary at the Swiss Garden
The House

Join us for a family fun filled evening of scary stories in the garden with ghoulish games plus a spooky biscuit and drink. Entry times are staggered from 5.20pm please arrive at your allotted time.If you dare come along from 7pm for…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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30
OCT
Afternoon Tea
The House, 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.Group bookings for Afternoon Tea can be…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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12
NOV
A Dry Stone Walling Weekend Workshop
Marshwood House

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 regarding the construction of other dry stone walling features:‐retaining…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07749 032680
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13
NOV
Egypt - blues rock in Stevenage
Red Lion

UK blues rock three piece band formed in 1987 all former members of legendary progressive blues outfit The Groundhogs.www.egypt‐blues.co.ukhttps:www.facebook.comegyptbluesEgypt is a UK blues rock three piece band formed in 1987. Eric Chipulina ‐ guitarvocalsAlan Fish ‐ bassvocalsPeter Correa ‐ drums All three…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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13
NOV
Gifts For All Occasions Craft Fair #7 - CHRISTMAS
The Weatherley Centre

Over 60 Stalls ‐ Free Entry ‐ Raffle Refreshments. Plus a special appearance from Captain America Minion. All profits made by the organisers shall be in aid of St. Trizah School in Nakuru Kenya. A trip to support children living in…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07709 446480
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18
NOV
Tropicana Nights - Knebworth
Knebworth Barns Conference and Banqueting Centre

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: 1702 556878
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19
NOV
Aviation Lecture, Rebuilding Grandad’s Aircraft
Shuttleworth

Fascinating talk on how a WWI fighter was rebuilt from a few fragments and flown to commemorate the WWI Centenary.Includes a guided tour of The Collection and a buffet lunch all timings to be confirmed.Online Booking:Adult £37SVAS £32Event Page:…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01767 627924
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20
NOV
Guinness World Record
The Shuttleworth Collection

Shuttleworth Collection have teamed up with IPMS Brampton Scale Model Club to set a new scale modelling related Official Guinness World Record on Sunday 20th November 2016. The official record attempt is Most people constructing aircraft models and we aim to get…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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20
NOV
Guinness World Record “Most People Constructing
Shuttleworth

Shuttleworth Collection have teamed up with IPMS Brampton Scale Model Club to set a new scale modelling related Official Guinness World Record on Sunday 20th November 2016. The official record attempt is Most people constructing aircraft models and we aim to get…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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25
NOV
The Shires
Corn Exchange Bedford

The Shires at Corn Exchange Bedford in Bedford on Friday 25 November 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
The Comedy Club Cambridge
Belfry Hotel Cambourne

Bryan LaceyA genuinely funny man and a potential comedy star of the future BBC6 MusicBryan found his true calling in stand up comedy after a string of jobs. He decided life wasnt interesting enough and he wanted to do something that…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01954 714691
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03
DEC
Santa’s Grotto and Christmas Fly In
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

Once landed Santa will make his way to his festive Grotto in the Swiss Garden. Visit him and then join in with fun and festive Christmas activities in the Garden Room £4 per child.Please pre‐book your visit to see Santa via…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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08
DEC
Christmas Black Tie Nights
The House, Shuttleworth

The House at Shuttleworth Old Warden near Biggleswade has festive celebrations wrapped up with chic Christmas Black Tie packages on offer on selected dates in December. Choose from Thursday 8 or 15 Friday 9 or 16 December.Package includes:Glass of Champagne on arrival…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627924
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08
DEC
Christmas Party Nights
The House, Shuttleworth

The House at Shuttleworth Old Warden near Biggleswade has festive celebrations wrapped up with classy Christmas Party packages on offer on selected dates in December. Choose from Thursday 8 or 15 Friday 9 or 16 December.Package includes:Glass of prosecco on arrival at…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627924
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11
DEC
Festivi-Tea and a visit from Father Christmas
The House, Shuttleworth

Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches including the all‐important roast turkey stuffing and cranberry followed with scones and a selection of festive‐themed fancies all accompanied with hot chocolate coffee and tea.After tea explore the house and learn about the history of…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627924
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16
DEC
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
Bedford Corn Exchange

The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees and they faithfully recreate the music without recourse to backing…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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18
DEC
Festivi-Tea and Christmas Carols
The House, Shuttleworth

Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches including the all‐important roast turkey stuffing and cranberry followed with scones and a selection of festive‐themed fancies all accompanied with hot chocolate coffee and tea.After tea explore the house and learn about the history of…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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29
DEC
Engineering Open Workshop
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

Its where the Collection opens its doors to areas not usually available to the public to allow access to all the latest projects. Everyone will get the chance to chat to our skilled engineers and volunteers who love discussing what goes into…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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30
JAN
UK Biogas and AD Operating and Engineering Course
The Dolphin Hotel

You become part of the best informed in the AD industry. Our small sized classes guarantee an intensive and interactive exchange with the experts as well as with the other participants.Focus on:‐ Practical Digester Biology ‐ Optimisation of Biogas Production‐ Biogas Plant…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +497954 926203
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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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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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