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A festival of folk's finest acts gathered in beautiful leafy parkland for one uplifting summer day of music


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The Acorn Stage

Now a firmly established feature of Folk by the Oak, our platform for a new generation of folk musicians continues to grow![more]


Stalls & Food

An exciting array of wonderful things to see, do, make, buy, drink and eat![more]

" of the most carefully constructed and meticulously organised festivals we have ever had the good fortune to attend"

Joe Knipe, Artree

“A great chance to see several of folk's prime movers in one day”

The Guardian 'Pick of the Week'

"This well-organised and thoroughly pleasant one-day festival in the attractive grounds of Hatfield House is becoming increasingly popular, and deservedly so"

Rychard Carrington, R2

“This one day festival has a history of bringing the finest folk acts together for a truly uplifting experience”

Spiral Earth


 Willow NEW

Willow Foundation is a Hatfield-based charity providing special days for seriously ill 16-40 year olds. 50p from each Folk by the Oak ticket is donated to Willow, and the the total raised since the first FBTO is £38,447! Registered Charity No. 1106746

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