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Edwin Firth

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 September 2016

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Please see below article by Prof John Miller Foden's have some exciting plans to commemorate the centenary of the death of Edwin in 2018https://musicmcrww1.wordpress.com/2016/08/27/fodens-band-and-its-great-soloist-edwin-firth/

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New Chapter in the Foden's history

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 September 2016

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Saturday 3rd September saw a new chapter in the bands history with our first rehearsal in our new bandroom. A major problem for the band has been trying to find a rehearsal room that ticks all the boxes, we believe we have now found that venue.  As well as this,...

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Foden's Youth Band's set for new season

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 31 August 2016

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With the arrival of the new school term, Foden's Youth and Junior Bands are preparing for another exciting year of music making.   The Youth Band will launch their 5th season with a weekend course later this month which will see Michael Fowles and Mark Bousie leading the band through...

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Foden's announce an exciting partnership with Prior Booking

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 31 August 2016

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Foden's are pleased to announce that they have entered into a partnership with Prior Booking who are an online event promotion and ticketing solution specifically for smaller amateur organisations. Speaking about the new partnership Band Manager Mark Wilkinson commented ''Foden's are extremely pleased to announce a partnership with prior booking who...

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B Sharp Brass

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 25 August 2016

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http://news.sky.com/story/musicians-in-wind-instrument-health-warning-10548353

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Foden's at Crewe Lyceum 28th August

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 25 August 2016

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On Sunday 28th August Foden's will make a welcome return to the historic Crewe Lyceum.Foden's are the only artists who have appeared at the original Alfred Darbyshire designed Lyceum and the Alfred Darbyshire 'NewTheatre' built in 1911.The bands first appearance at the old Lyceum was on the 19th September 1909...

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Armagh Summer School

Posted by Richard Poole on 23 August 2016

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Monday 8th August saw the start of the 16th Annual Armagh Old Boys’ Summer School led once again by 9 tutors from Foden’s Band. This year’s tutors were Richard Poole, Ian Raisbeck, Lesley Poole, Sarah Lenton, Mark Bousie, Shaun Farrington, Stewart Baglin, Anthony Mann and Michael Fowles. The course copied the...

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Foden's Youth Organisation recruitment

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 23 August 2016

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Foden's Perform at Westminster

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 24 July 2016

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On Tuesday 14th June Foden’s Band accepted a rare invitation and performed in Westminster Hall at the Houses of Parliament for the National Prayer Breakfast. 

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Final Concert of Season

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 20 July 2016

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Last weekend Foden's provided a concert as guest of the Uttoxeter Band to celebrate their 20th anniversary. Prior to the concert Mark Wilkinson provided a free master class covering the various basics of brass playing whilst Mark Bousie provided a Youth workshop to keen delegates. 

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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