Featuring some of the best-loved acts in the Folk scene, on an ideal site Folk by the Oak is a one day folk festival for 5,000.
Now in its 11th year, set in the beautiful grounds of Hatfield House in Herts happening on Sunday 15th July 2018.
Gates Open 12 noon. Main Stage from 1pm. Finish 10.30pm.
Announced so far are:- Amy Macdonald, Billy Bragg, Eliza Carthy and the Wayward Band, Julie Fowlis, The Young 'Uns, and Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys for the Main Stage, with CC Smugglers, Stick in the Wheel, Alden, Patterson & Dashwood, Midnight Skyracer, The Drystones, Harri Endersby, and London Youth Folk Ensemble on the second Acorn Stage. There's still more to be announced.
For a list of acts as announced including stage splits please see the line-up page.
In addition to the musical programme of contemporary folk and acoustic artists the family friendly event offers a craft fair, workshops, children's activities, storytelling, circus skills, real ale bar, music stalls, recycled gifts and a selection of tasty produce and a real ale bar on site.
Tickets are on sale, currently priced at £39.95.
Take a picnic
Festival goers are invited to bring a picnic, but for safety reasons no fires or barbecues are allowed. Refreshments and bar will be available. Seating and cover is not provided so chairs, tables, picnic blankets and umbrellas are all allowed. No dogs, other than guide dogs, can be admitted. This is a non-camping event.
Hatfield train/tube station is just five minutes walk away, and there's ample free parking.
More information will be here when available.
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with Sam Kelly and The Lost Boys, The Young 'Uns, & more