We are taking a break in 2016 so no festival sorry, but we will be back in 2017 so keep checking back.


We have listed few questions which are frequently asked. Kindly please read these FAQ's and if you don't find relevant question then please post your question to our email address.

Frequently Asked Questions.

What time is the Oakwell Festival?
  • The gates open at 11:00
  • First act on 11:30
  • Main Stage starts 12:00
  • Last Headliner 9:30
  • Festival Closes 22:30
What can I bring into the event?

This is a nice family festival, so we ask you take heed of the list as these items will be taken from you.

  • No alcohol of any kind
  • No drink bottles except plastic under 500ml
  • No glass jars or bottles
  • No cans
  • No drugs or illicit substances
  • No Laser equipment or high powered lights
  • No Knives or sharp implements
  • No Recording equipment
  • No Dangerous or flammable items
  • No Explosives or fireworks
  • No Gas or burnable items / BBQ’s etc
  • No Merchandise for trading
  • No dogs or animals
  • You can bring a picnic
  • Do bring baby food
  • If you bring a fold up chair, we will help position you
  • If you are disabled or need special viewing position, we will help
  • Do have fun and dance
Is it safe for children?

The Oakwell Music Festival is a family friendly event, there is always plenty to do for the children, we do ask that you keep an eye on young children as there may be crowds near the front of the stages and near traders.

We ask that children under 16 are accompanied with an adult (18+).

Our security and stewards are very good with children and young people, some points you may want to remember

  • Write your phone number on your child’s wristband so we can call you if they get lost.
  • Choose a meeting point if you get separated, the easiest point is the fern sculpture at the top of the event ground it can easily seen at the event.
How can I get involved?

There are a lot of ways to get involved in the Oakwell Music Festival, below are some of the items we are interested in. Contact us for more details.

  • Sponsorship
  • Festival Stewards
  • Volunteers
  • Festival Merchandise Traders
  • Food Traders
  • Entertainers of all types
What facilities will there be?

The Oakwell Music Festival is a great family friendly festival starting at 12:00am and finishing approx 22:30pm. Consisting of fourĀ (yes four!) stages and overĀ 20 acts playing, see below for some of the activities and features.

  • lots and lots of Live Music (3 Stages)
  • Kids Fairground
  • 2 Festival Bars
  • Prosecco wine bar
  • Cocktail bar
  • Bouncy slides and play areas
  • Alternative Market
  • Childrens entertainers
  • Make and Do areas
  • Face painters
  • Festival Merchandise Traders
  • Great Food Traders
  • Childrens woodland play area
  • and loads more…