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'Memories of Christmas' wins the Brass Band World 'Christmas' CD of the year

Posted by Mark Wlikinson on 16 November 2018

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Foden's have been informed that their 'Memories of Christmas' CD recording with Matt Ford has won the 'BBW Christmas CD' of the year

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Mike Lovatt launches '56 Degrees North' cd

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 16 November 2018

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In June Foden's were privileged to accompany the fantastic Mike Lovatt on his first solo recording '56 Degrees North'.

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Foden's look forward to Brass in Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 November 2018

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On Saturday 17th November Foden's will perform the Gala Concert at The Sage, Gateshead with Matt Ford in a programme entitled 'Salute to Sinatra and The Swing Legends.' Foden's will also be joined by their special guest, Trumpeter Mike Lovatt who will release his eagerly awaited cd '56 Degrees North' at this concert.

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Foden's 'Youth Festival'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 November 2018

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In 2016 Foden’s were successful in an application to Arts Council England through ‘Grants for the Arts’ for a ‘Three Year Strategic Music and Audience Development Plan.’ Included in the application was a plan to run a non-competitive Youth Festival.

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Foden's perform on BBC 'Live Lessons'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 November 2018

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On Friday 9th November a Quartet from Foden's were invited to perform on BBC 'Live Lessons'

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Cheshire East 'When the Lights Go Out'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 November 2018

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Over the past four years Cheshire East have arranged a large number of events as part of the WW1 Commemorations entitled 'When the Lights Go out.' Foden's Band have played an active part in a number of these including a concert at Tatton Park to start the Commemoration EventsOn Saturday...

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Foden's Solo and Quartet Contest 2018

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 November 2018

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Sandbach Boys School again was the venue for the annual Foden's Solo, Duet and Quartet Competition which, now in its 8th year, is a firm date in the banding calendar.   Many regulars attended, along with lots of new faces, in particular from Norway and Belgium ensuring a healthy level of...

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RNCM 'Brass Band Festival' 25th January 2019

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 November 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 2019. 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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Foden's Youth Festival 28th October

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 October 2018

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Foden's have now confirmed final details in relation to its non competitive Youth Festival to be held on Sunday 28th October at Sandbach School commencing at 10am

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Foden's are the National Champions of Great Britain

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 10 October 2018

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On Saturday 6th October Foden's competed at the 'National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain' held at the Royal Albert Hall, London. The contest featured the top 20 brass bands from around the UK who qualified from competing at various 'Area' contests across the country.

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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