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Foden's Heritage and fire update

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 24 July 2017

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Following the band room fire in April '16 all items were subsequently removed to a lock up in Sandbach with the 40 foot lock quickly filling with fire damaged property. Over the past year a considerable amount of time has been spent at the lock up to establish if any items could be recovered,...

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Andy Scott to help Foden's restoration Appeal

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 April 2017

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To help raise funds for the 'Restoration Appeal' Andy Scott has offered to write a commission dedicated to Jimmie Charles with the highest pledge towards the commission going to the fund

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Foden's thank the Neville Brothers

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 April 2017

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The 17th April marks the anniversary of the fire that completely destroyed the home of Foden's Band. Over the past couple of months the band have been co ordinating the restoration work of numerous items of memorabilia recovered from the fire.Speaking about the restoration Mark Wilkinson commented 'The first part...

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Foden's say 'Thank You'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 November 2016

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On Saturday 12th November Foden's Band held a joint concert with the Foden's Youth Band at Sandbach School to a capacity audience.

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Fodens Band concert 12th November

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 November 2016

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On the 12th November Foden's will appear in concert with the Foden's Youth Band at Sandbach School, Crewe Road, Sandbach, CW11 3NS at 7.30pm with admission via pay on the door

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Centre Stage step up to the mark

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 October 2016

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Foden's Band are delighted to have completed another of the many tasks caused by the tragic band room fire from April.

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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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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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116 Year Old Picture Survives Fire

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 9 May 2016

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The oldest and most important artefact in our possession was the below which was feared destroyed. Luckily, it has been recovered and work will start to restore it so that it can be displayed for many more years to come. 

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Restoration Campaign Launched

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 4 May 2016

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Foden's Band have announced that a fundraising campaign has been launched in order to assist with the restoration of historical artefacts and the heritage of the band. On 17th April 2016 a fire destroyed the home of Foden’s Band.

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