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


2015 Artists TBA

We're currently programming the 2015 festival, and should have some exciting announcements for you before Christmas!


Previous Artists

We're excited about putting together our 2015 line-up, but in the meantime here is a list of artists who have previously graced our stages...[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 one day festival has a history of bringing the finest folk acts together for a truly uplifting experience”

Spiral Earth

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 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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