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Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 June 2017

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On Saturday 17th June Foden's travelled to Norwich as guests of the Cawston Band. Cawston Band provided the first half entertainment where they accompanied soloists Mark Wilkinson and Gary Curtin with Foden's providing the second half. The concert closed with the massed bands performing Kingdom Triumphant.

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Busy Times for Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 June 2017

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Following on from Last Fridays Successful Whit Friday where Foden's were crowned the Tameside Whit Friday Champions for the 16th time in 17 years Foden's travelled to Macclesfield the following day to perform in the 'National Association of Brass Band Conductors Contest' and then in concert with their 60 strong...

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Foden's are the Tameside Whit Friday Champions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 June 2017

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From the first Whit Friday Marches in 1884, the event has grown in popularity.

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How do I improvise

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 7 June 2017

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Foden's look at answering this question in the first of two videos featuring artists John Barber and Andy Scott courtesy of a funding award from Arts Council England through ‘Grants for the Arts’ for a “Three Year Strategic Music and Audience Development Plan 2016-2019”

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Foden’s Band – Musical Director: Michael Fowles – Aalborg Musikkonkurrence – 21/5/17

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 7 June 2017

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The musicians of Foden’s Band played a significant part at this year’s Aalborg Musikkonkurrence, Denmark’s leading entertainment competition: on the Saturday, John Barber, Mark Bousie, Michael Fowles and Mark Wilkinson all served as adjudicators for the event’s four sections and, on the same evening, the band played a very well...

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Aalborg, Denmark Music Festival

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 30 May 2017

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On the 20th and 21st May the 10th Aalborg Music Festival was held in Aalborg, Denmark with a record number of 21 bands and 2 ensembles from across Denmark participating in 5 different sections. Due to the large number of bands competing in the contest two separate halls had to...

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Foden's visit Denmark

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 May 2017

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On Saturday 20th May Foden's will travel to Aalborg, Denmark to provide a gala concert following the Aalborg Brass Festival as well as a day time concert on Sunday.

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Concert with Matt Ford at Gawsworth Hall

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 May 2017

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Following our successful Christmas Concert last year with the fantastic Matt Ford, Foden's will appear with Matt at the picturesque Gawsworth Hall on the 13th August

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Foden's Family to appear in concert on the 11th June

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 10 May 2017

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On the 11th June Foden's will return to Warrington's Parr Hall where over 100 members of the various Foden's organisations will appear in concert.

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Foden's Solo Contest 2017

Posted by Fiona Rolfe on 8 May 2017

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Foden’s Band are delighted to announce details of their 7th Open Solo, duet, and quartet competition. The competition gets bigger each year, with competitors from all over the UK and Europe making return visits. We are very proud that the competition continues to be regarded as one of the leading...

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Foden's band maintains a world class reputation for providing entertainment in the field of brass music with a tradition and unique style Mark Wilkinson