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
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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04
MAY
Bangkok Lounge Shefford Charity Event
Bangkok Lounge

The event is part of the groups campaign to raise £5000 for the Amir Khan Foundation throughout 2017.Together with Penny Appeal the Amir Khan Foundation is working tirelessly to ensure water‐scarce communities gain reliable access to safe clean water that can help…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01462 338287
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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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07
MAY
Season Premiere Airshow at Shuttleworth
Shuttleworth

The opening event of the 2017 flying season at Shuttleworth.VISITING AIRCRAFT PROVISIONALCatalina Mew Gull replica Miles Gemini Leopard Moth Arrow Active Miles Messenger Dragon Rapide Calidus Spitfire ICOLLECTION AIRCRAFTFauvel Glider Gloster Gladiator Hawker Demon DH88 Comet Mew Gull Miles Magister DH60X Moth…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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13
MAY
Bedford Sausage and Cider Festival
Bedford Blues

New for 2017: Bedford Sausage and Cider FestivalWHENSaturday May 13 ‐ Noon to 10pmSunday May 14 ‐ Noon to 7pmWHATLive music real cider and great sausages ‐ Bedford Sausage and Cider Festival is new for 2017.30 real ciders sourced from artisan producers…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07540 059985
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13
MAY
Model Air Nostalgia Weekend
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

10kg weight limit. Ron Moulton Memorial CL events both days FF Ebenezer Trophy and mass launch on Sunday plus a host of Vintage FF class comps. Note NO camping before Fri 12th. For details of FF and CL events see the SAM…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

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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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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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 (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

TEL:
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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

TEL:
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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

TEL:
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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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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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