Hatfield House, Herts, Sunday 17 July 2022

Folk by the Oak Recommends

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Folk East

Across 3 days Folk East offers the opportunity to enjoy some incredible talent, many of whom we have been honoured to host at our festival in recent years and would highly recommend catching: Karine Polwart, Cara Dillon, John Smith, Patch and the Giant, Calan, Blair Dunlop, Alden & Patterson (of Alden Patterson and Dashwood)

For more line-up plus a fantastic array of activities on offer go to folkeast.co.uk

16 - 18 August

Glemham Hall, Little Glemham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 0BT



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Moseley Folk & Arts Festival

This year's line-up includes Don MacLean, Jake Bugg & Richard Thompson. And if you enjoyed Hannah Read on our Acorn Stage this year you'll be pleased to hear you can catch her at Moseley! 

For full details of this three day celebration of all things folk, world and roots: www.moseleyfolk.co.uk

30 Aug - 1 Sept

Moseley Park, 93b Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 8DD



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Manchester Folk Festival

As well as hosting the Radio 2 Folk Awards, there's many acts you will remember from Folk by the Oak festivals of recent years, such as Kate Rusby, Talisk. Grace Petrie, Midnight Skyracer and Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys to name but a few.


For the full line-up go to manchesterfolkfestival.org.uk

15 - 20 October

Various venues 


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Serious Events

Our friends at Serious Events have a host of events coming up. Here's a pick of the crop that we'd urge you to check out:


Calexico and Iron & Wine + Lisa O’Neill | November tour

The long awaited return from Americana heavyweights with a new album & tour coming to London, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Manchester, Coventry & Bexhill. 

For full tour details and tickets go to: serious.org.uk/CIW



Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi | Friday 22 November | LONDON Royal Festival Hall

Masterful singer, banjo & fiddle player @rhiannongiddens (Carolina Chocolate Drops) blends Americana, gospel, jazz, blues and country at EFG London Jazz Festival



Lisa O’Neill | Thursday 6 February | LONDON Union Chapel

Irish folk artist in her biggest London headline show yet. 'Raw and unvarnished folk. Uncompromising, stunning, soul-shaking stuff’ (★★★★★ The Guardian)





KATHRYN TICKELL & The Darkening | 7 Nov | LONDON Union Chapel

Old Northumbrian folk comes back to life, alongside original songs, with the passion of a wild, weather-bitten countryside.
‘The best living advertisement for English folk music’ Telegraph



Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Thomas Bartlett | Friday 27 September | LONDON Purcell Room @SouthbankCentre

Members of The Gloaming release new LP and perform a special London show of piano and Hardanger d'amore