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Edwin Firth Celebration Concert

Posted by Mark Wliknson on 3 January 2018

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Edwin Firth was born at Skipton on 23rd December 1888 into a banding family. His grandfather, Greenwood Firth, had been solo trombone with Black Dyke for twenty-five years, while his father Squire Firth had been a cornet player with the same band.

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RNCM Brass Band Festival

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 3 January 2018

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Foden's are delighted to have been invited once again to perform at the prestigious 'RNCM Brass Band Festival' in January 2018. The festival is regarded as one of the most important festivals of brass band music, often featuring new commissions, ground breaking performances of contemporary repertoire as well as classics...

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Radio 2 Young Brass Award

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 December 2017

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Foden's are delighted to have been invited once again to accompany eight short listed musicians in the semi finals of the 'Radio 2 Young Brass Award' in February.

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Foden's launch Instagram page

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 December 2017

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Foden's have launched their brand new Instagram page where followers will be able to see regular updates from concerts and events, video footage, player features and news items from within the bandroom.

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Foden's thank their supporters

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 December 2017

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Foden's would like all their supporters who braved the terrible weather to attend our Christmas Concert on the 10th December in Sandbach.

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Foden's unearth musical gems as part of their Heritage Funding award

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 December 2017

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In October 2016 Foden's were successful in a application to the 'Heritage Lottery Fund' for a 'Heritage and Digital Project' that would see the digitisation of the bands historical artefacts, original 78's recordings (outside of copyright) as well as original manuscripts.

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Foden's round off a successful year

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 December 2017

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On Sunday 10th December Foden's will hold their annual Christmas Concert at Sandbach Boys School commencing at 7.30pm with entry via pay on the door.

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Christmas Shopping?

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 30 November 2017

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Foden's have some great deals on items ahead of Christmas including Tshirts, hoodies, cd's or a Patrons membership ?

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Foden's lead the UK contingent at Brass in Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 November 2017

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On Sunday 19th November Foden's competed at the 'Brass in Concert' entertainment contest at the Saga, Gateshead

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Foden's announce CD release and Christmas Tour

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 November 2017

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On the 24th November Foden's will perform at Lichfield Cathedral with Matt Ford in the first of a three concert tour entitled ' Memories of Christmas'

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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