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Foden's thank their Patrons

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 February 2018

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On Tuesday 20th February Foden's Band held their annual Patrons Concert to a packed Sandbach School which gave the band chance to thank their loyal supporters. The Patrons Society comprises around 500 members and now celebrates 31 years of continued support to the band.

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Interview with Matt Ford

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 16 February 2018

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Thank you to 4barsrest for their interview with Matt Ford who talks about his collaboration with Foden's

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BBC Radio Young Brass Award

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 February 2018

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On Saturday 10th February Foden's will accompany eight previously short listed musicians in the semi final of the BBC Young Brass Award at the BBC’s Philharmonic Studio, Salford.

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Foden's RNCM concert review

Posted by Mark Wlikinson on 31 January 2018

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Thank you to 4barsrest for their review of our recent appearance as part of the prestigious Brass Band Festival

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Foden's travel to Armagh

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 31 January 2018

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The first weekend in February had become a special time in the Foden's calendar where we travel to Armagh, Northern Ireland at the invitation of Ivor Stevenson MBE a Vice President of Foden's.

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Arts Council England’s National Lottery funded 'Catalyst' programme

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 20 January 2018

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Foden’s Band are pleased to announce that they have been successful in obtaining funding through Arts Council England’s National Lottery funded 'Catalyst' programme. The band have been awarded £17,819 towards a total project cost of £20,875.

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Foden's and Matt Ford concert review

Posted by Mark Wlikinson on 3 January 2018

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Thank you to 4barsrest for attending and reviewing our recent concert at Clonter Opera with Matt Ford

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Foden's Launch Heritage Website

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 3 January 2018

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In 2016 Foden's announced that they had been successful in an application to the 'Heritage Lottery Fund' for a 'Heritage and Digital Project' with work commencing in December '16 with a finished timeline of March '18.

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Edwin Firth Celebration Concert

Posted by Mark Wliknson on 3 January 2018

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Edwin Firth was born at Skipton on 23rd December 1888 into a banding family. His grandfather, Greenwood Firth, had been solo trombone with Black Dyke for twenty-five years, while his father Squire Firth had been a cornet player with the same band.

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RNCM Brass Band Festival

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 3 January 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 2018. 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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