Hatfield House, Herts, Sunday 14 July 2019
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A festival of folk's finest acts gathered in beautiful leafy parkland for one uplifting summer day of music

2019 Line-up

On the Acorn Stage

Since its inception in 2012, our Acorn Stage, has been offering a platform for a new generation of folk musicians, showcasing some of the best up-and-coming talent in the folk world.

Order The Lost Words - Spell Songs Album here

A musical companion piece to 'The Lost Words - A Spell Book' by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris, with new music from an incredible collaboration between Julie Fowlis, Karine Polwart, Seckou Keita, Kris Drever, Kerry Andrew, Rachel Newton, Beth Porter, Jim Molyneux.

The album CD is presented within a beautiful hardback book format featuring exclusive new Spells by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris with accompanying new artwork.

Also available as limited First Edition Box Set Vinyl double album packaged in a high quality presentation box and including the CD Book

General release 12 July 2019


Welcome to our Festival

From the intimacy of our Acorn Stage to the open air festival buzz of our Main Stage, we will bring you award winning musicians and inspiring new talent in one memorable day.

Our carefully curated stages are complemented by our lovingly hand-picked caterers and craftspeople. For our younger 'Folk by the Oakers' we have a world of creative workshops to discover onsite as well as our dedicated family friendly area.