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Fodens in Italy

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 October 2009

Friday, 9th October, Liverpool’s John Lennon Airport bustles with a hive of activity and most bystanders’ attentions are attracted to one particular area where huge, strangely shaped cases are being wheeled towards check-in desks; Fodens band on the first step of a journey that will see them perform one of...

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Fodens Launch 'Youth Patrons'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 October 2009

At Foden’s we believe that the future of brass bands are strongly connected with youth organisations and therefore are proud to announce the forthcoming launch of our Youth Patrons initiative.    Having long been connected with many youth bands, organisations and schools throughout the UK and Europe and in order to...

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2009 National Brass Band Championships

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 October 2009

Results of the 2009 'National Brass Band Championships' held at the Royal Albert Hall, London

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Fodens tutor in Wales

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 30 September 2009

Members of Fodens Band are to host a Brass Band Workshop at Coleg Meirion Dwyfor, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Wales on Saturday 3rd October.Annual event After a highly successful workshop last year it was demanded by the local brass band enthusiasts that this must become an annual event.

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Fodens travel to Beccles

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 September 2009

On the 20th September Fodens travelled to Beccles (Suffolk) where they performed a concert to a capacity audience in the prestigious St Michaels Church at the request of Elgar Howarth.

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British Open Results

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 September 2009

Symphony Hall, Birmingham Saturday 12th September Test Piece: Titan's Progress – Hermann Pallhuber Adjudicators: David Read, Michael Ball, William Relton 1. Cory Band, Dr. Robert Childs, 6 2. Black Dyke, Dr. Nicholas Childs, 16 3. Grimethorpe Colliery, Allan Withington, 3 4. Leyland, Jason Katsikaris, 13 5.

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Band on the Spot light on 4barsrest.com

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 September 2009

Fodens Band are featured on 4barsrest.com 'Band in the Spotlight'

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Landon gets married

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 September 2009

On Saturday 22nd August, Fodens Percussionist Mark Landon married Katy Eglington at St Annes Church,Lydgate.

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Wilky gets married

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 26 August 2009

Fodens Principal Cornet Mark Wilkinson married Megan Downing (tenor horn at Wingates) on the 25th July at Monton Church, Monton. A 'Scratch Band' comprising of friends from Fodens, Wingates, Faireys and Black Dyke performed at the Church conducted by Mark Bousie.

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Fodens Tutor in Armagh

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 August 2009

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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