Registered Charity No. 1138396
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Oak Tree Farm provides training and supported occupation for adults with learning disabilities, in a rural environment.

The Project provides opportunity, support and encouragement for people to learn new skills and to improve their existing ones, paving  the way into sheltered employment for those people for whom this is appropriate, whilst giving purposefull occupation to others.

Oak Tree Farm is situated on a 15 acre smallholding near the village of Hilderstone and is part of the Harrowby Estate of Sandon.


‘Oak Tree Farm provides a rural working environment where people with learning disabilities gain the skills, independence and confidence to take them towards an active role in society’.

Tickets @ Oak Tree Farm

Tickets @ Oak Tree Farm

Tickets are now available for the Beyond the Barricade open-air concert on Friday 11th September in the grounds of Sandon Hall.

To purchase your tickets using PayPal, click HERE.

This promises to be a fantastic evening as the concert will feature Beyond the Barricades’ four past principal performers from Les Miserables singing well-known hit songs from musicals such as Evita, Miss Saigon, Phantom, Lion King, Wicked, West Side Story and, of course, Les Miserables – four fabulous voices accompanied by their five piece professional band. Book now to avoid disappointment, if you buy ten tickets you will receive an eleventh absolutely FREE. Children under sixteen are half price and children under five go FREE.

The profit from the concert is to be used to support our 2016 30th anniversary theme of “30 Years and Growing”.   

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Austin 'Jungle' Jarrett has done it again!

Austin 'Jungle' Jarrett has done it again!

Local businessman and long-standing friend of the charity, Austin Jarrett, has completed another challenge. Having completed the Marathon Des Sables across the Sahara Desert last year you would think Austin would be taking it easy. Not at all, hewas determined to compete in 'Jungle Ultra', a 230km race across the Amazon jungle in Peru. 

He faced 100% humidity, non stop rain and mud galore - watch out for spiders Austin!

To help Austin reach his target of £10,000, go to

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Upcoming Closures

Oak Tree Farm Rural Project, including our Oak Leaf Tea Room, plant sales and Pottery Shop, will be closed on:-
Thursday 27th August and Monday 31st August 2015
Apologies for any inconvenience.

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The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service Presentation

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service Presentation

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service was presented to Oak Tree Farm Rural Project by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire, Ian Dudson, at a prestigious ceremony at Sandon Hall.  Longstanding volunteer, Margaret Shuker, assisted by more recent volunteer, Joel Paxton, accepted the crystal on behalf of the charity.  The certificate, signed by Her Majesty the Queen, was presented to Tony Browne.  Tony is the charity's longest serving trustee.

Pictures of the presentation can be seen in the gallery.

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Holiday Closures for 2015

Happy New Year from everyone at Oak Tree Farm Rural Project!

Our Team Members all had a wonderful Christmas break and thoroughly enjoyed our Christmas party at Hilderstone Village Hall.  Santa put in an appearance too!!!!

Click below for a full list of our holiday closing for 2015.

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Gift Aid your donation to Oak Tree Farm

If you are kind enough to make a donation to the Oak Tree Farm Rural Project, we can reclaim tax on your donation.

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