Folk by the Oak

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16 July 2023

Hatfield House, AL95NQ

Folk Blues Acoustic Americana Roots World music Family Friendly Disabled Access

An uplifting summer festival of the finest folk, roots and acoustic music in beautiful leafy parkland, headlined by legendary band The Waterboys (led by the briliant and dynamic Mike Scott), Mercury Prize nominee Nick Mulvey, the innovative and enthralling This is the Kit, Kora virtuoso Sona Jobarteh with her band, ineternet sea shanty sensations The Longest Johns and many more.

This family friendly festival has a fun packed family area in sight and sound of the main stage so there's no need to miss your favourite artists while keeping younger festival fans entertained, plus vintage and craft tents full of inspirational makers and curators.

Unusually in the festival world you are invited to bring a picnic into the festival arena, and there is a range of mouthwatering festival street food options available too.

Folk by the Oak is just outside of London (20 mins by train from King's Cross) but feels a million miles away! Head to Folk by the Oak to immerse yourselve in a day of back-to-back sublime music and festival fun.


The Waterboys

Nick Mulvey

This Is The Kit

Sona Jobarteh

The Longest Johns

Lady Maisery

Cut Capers

The Often Herd

Kim Carnie

Nick Hart

The Wilderness Yet

Flo Perlin

London Youth Folk Ensemble

£42.50 Super Early Bird price until midnight 30 September 2022
£46.50 from 1 October 2022 – 31 January 2023
£52.00 from 1 February 2023 – 31 March 2023
£57.50 from 1 April 2023 – 15 July 2023
£65.00 – Festival Day Price (subject to availability)

Child aged 5 to 15:
£21.00 at all times
Child aged 4 or under:
Free of charge, but please add a ‘Child Under 5’ ticket to your cart. Proof of age may be requested at the gate.
All under 16s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is over 18 years old

Family offer (2 adults and 2 children):
£119.00 Super Early Bird price until midnight 30 September 2022
£127.00 from 1 October 2021 – 31 January 2023
£138.00 from 1 February 2022 – 31 March 2023
£149.00 from 1 April 2022 – 15 July 2023
(Not available on festival day)

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Unique to the festival world, the Folk by the Oak team actively encourage you to bring your own homemade picnic and drinks to enjoy with family and friends, but of course, you can also visit their Food Village for a tempting array of wonderful world street food and traditional festival favourites.

Most of the handpicked stalls offer allergy conscious food as well as tasty vegetarian and vegan options so that there’s something delicious for everyone to enjoy.

Pizza of dreams | Beetlejuice | Backstreet Diner Burgers | Garlic and Olive | Waffle Wands | Toastielicious |  Emilios | Frying Squad | Rolling Burritos Mexican | MyPie | Jack’s Smoke Shack | The ChockShop | The Funky Elephant | Tring Brewery (Real Ale Bar)

Free Carer / PA tickets available

Dedicated Disabled Parking

Free Shuttle from Taxi Drop Off Point

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