Thank You Banner Keston Cobblers Panorama 2103 Homepage Slideshow 1 CELTIC CRAFTS At Folk By The Oak Banner TES Vinyl

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


Mary Chapin Carpenter

5 times Grammy Award Winner Mary Chapin Carpenter will perform with her acoustic trio featuring Jon Carroll and Jonathan Trebing[more]



A blistering 11-piece band, at the cutting edge of the contemporary music scene, with a powerful and eclectic take on traditional English folksong...[more]


The Unthanks

The Mercury Prize nominees will bring their rich, imaginative and ground-breaking new album to life on stage with a talented 10 piece band...[more]


Nancy Kerr & the Sweet Visitor Band

Influential singer-violinist Nancy Kerr plays tracks from her stunning solo début, Sweet Visitor, backed by a stellar line-up.[more]


Keston Cobblers' Club

After a foot stomping, crowd pleasing début on our Acorn stage last year, back by popular demand is the unique and unmistakable Keston Cobblers' Club![more]


Lady Maisery

Hannah James, Hazel Askew and Rowan Rheingans exploring vocal harmony to breathtaking effect, through their fresh interpretations of songs and ballads.[more]


Moore Moss Rutter

Moore Moss Rutter carefully create soundscapes of mellow and precisely engineered beauty, as well as wild builds of tension and tempestuous climaxes


The Acorn Stage

Now a firmly established feature of Folk by the Oak, our platform for a new generation of folk musicians will be headlined by Moulettes[more]

Food and Stalls

Stalls & Food

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

“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

Our Tweets...


Oysterband At Folk By The Oak 2013 Finale Fay Hield And Audience At Folk By The Oak 2013 Family Crafts At Folk By The Oak 2013 Fabien Holland Acorn Stage Folk By The Oak 2013 Non Index Hero Image 2103 Homepage Slideshow 1


 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

Folk by the Oak Recommends...

FBTO Recommends (1)

        TES Logo And Keyline 2   

Our Partners



Branston picke    Cawston Press