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Howard Snell celebrates 80th birthday

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 September 2016

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All at Foden's send our best wishes to Howard Snell who celebrates his 80th Birthday today.Howard was instrumental in Foden's success from the mid 80's to mid 90's and since his departure has remained a great friend of the band.Howard, thank you for everything you have done for Foden's and...

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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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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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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 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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Armagh Summer School

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 20 July 2016

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Between the 8th - 13th August the 16th consecutive Armagh Summer School will take place in Armagh, Northern Ireland with tutors from Foden's Band.

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Foden's in Anniversary Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 July 2016

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On Saturday 16th July Foden's will appear in concert to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Uttoxeter Band.

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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