I was very excited to return to Folk by the Oak, as recommended by Festival Kidz this year. The fantastic line up coupled with the amazing experience we had had last year drew me in. Before I knew it the kids were making signs and counting down the days. We prepared our picnic, put our frankfurters […]
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There were two things I knew about Folk By The Oak Festival before going there. 1) was that it had won the FestivalKidz award for best day festival in 2017 and 2) that it had a designated Gazebo section. I decided in the end not to bring my gazebo to the festival, instead throwing in […]
“Mummy, can we come back here again?” asked my six-year-old as we made our way towards the car park. The end of ‘What a Beautiful Day’ was playing out from the Levellers’ encore on the main stage. To the left of the stage fireworks fizzed and cracked in the night sky. “Would you like to?” […]
Folk By The Oak – Voted Best Day Festival 2017 Last year YOU, the Festival Kidz readers, voted Folk by the Oak the Best Day Festival and so to celebrate they are giving you not one, not two, but three chances to win a family ticket to experience it for yourself in 2018! Folk by […]
Just So is a land where, for one weekend each year, the line between childhood and adulthood are blurred. This is a place where real and fantasy blend into a smorgasbord of the weird and wonderful. Where pillow fights and midnight feasts compete with live arcade games and roaming theatre. And most importantly, where families […]
One of the things I love about Shambala is that the organisers obviously love it as much as I do. The extra thought given to details at this festival is simply incredible. This year they put on so many extra little stages and acts that I’ve decided to concentrate on the new things! If you […]
A festival of EPIC proportions! BoomTown will blow your mind and transport you back to the magical make-believe world of childhood.
This was my fifth year at Camp Bestival. The 2016 theme was Outer Space, and I think it may well have been my favourite so far.
By Tim Kaye, Caroline Gilbert and Hazel (6) and Gwilym (4) Organisers the length and breadth of the country dread the rain when they have put on an outdoor event. It’s easy to miss the essential spark of a particular festival when you are soaked to the bone and the kids are moaning. This is […]
Review: 2017 2018 Folk by the Oak is a one day event that takes place in the leafy green parkland of Hatfield House. It is just outside London, but feels a million miles away.