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Foden's at the National Finals

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 October 2016

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On the 7th October Foden's travelled to London to perform a concert at the Regent Hall, London prior to an appearance at the National Finals Contest to be held at the Royal Albert Hall the following day. Foden's had previously qualified for the contest due to winning the North West Area in February.

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Foden's Solo Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 October 2016

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Once again Foden's have received a large number of entries for their forthcoming solo contest on the 29th October with representatives from the UK as well as Belgium, Norway and China!

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Foden's announce details of their forthcoming Solo Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 September 2016

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Foden’s Band are delighted to announce details of their 6th Open Solo, duet, and quartet competition to be held once again in Sandbach on Saturday 29th October. Speaking about the forthcoming event Fiona Rolfe commented 'We are once again looking forward to hosting our annual Solo Contest which is regarded...

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Bramwell Tovey accepts professional conductor and president role

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 July 2016

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Foden's are pleased to announce that Bramwell Tovey has accepted the bands invitation to become their Professional Conductor and President.

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Foden's Band are the Tameside Whit Friday Champions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 23 May 2016

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From the first Whit Friday Marches in 1884, the event has grown in popularity. This year over 100 brass bands participated in twenty two different contests at venues scattered around the areas of Tameside and Saddleworth.

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Foden's preparing to defend 'Tameside Whit Friday' title

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 May 2016

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On Friday 20th May Foden's will once again compete in the 'Tameside' Whit Friday march contest held at various venues around the Tameside Area.

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Senior Cup test piece Recording

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 April 2016

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For those attending the forthcoming Senior Cup in May why not purchase a live recording of the test piece 'Music for Battle Creek' from the pen of Philip Sparke.

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North West Area Champions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 29 February 2016

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On Sunday 28th February Foden's competed at the North West Area Competition held at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool. The 'Area' contest is a qualification contest for the Nationals Finals which are held at the Royal Albert Hall, London in October. 

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Foden's Announce North West Area Conductor

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 December 2015

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Foden's have announced that Professor Nicholas Childs will direct the band at the forthcoming North West Area Contest on the 28th February 2016.

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'Reflections' on the British Open 2015

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 September 2015

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On Saturday 5th September Foden's competed at the 'British Open Contest' held at the Symphony Hall, Birmingham.

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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