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



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]


2015 Artists TBA

More exciting announcements in the coming months as we put together our ‘line-up of headliners’!


The Acorn Stage

Now a firmly established feature of Folk by the Oak, our platform for a new generation of folk musicians grew significantly in 2014. Announcements for 2015 will begin in the New Year.[more]


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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