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British Open 2017

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 September 2017

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On Saturday 9th September Foden's competed in the British Open Championships at the Symphony Hall, Birmingham which is regarded as one of the world's banding premier contests.

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Foden's Youth Festival

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 7 September 2017

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In May 2016 Foden’s were successful in an application to Arts Council England through ‘Grants for the Arts’ for a ‘Three Year Strategic Music and Audience Development Plan’ 

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Foden's and Matt Ford announce tour dates

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 September 2017

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Following the success of our recent collaborations Foden's and Matt have announced details of a number of self promoted concerts that will also see the release of a Christmas CD

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Foden's Solo Contest Update

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 September 2017

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Final preparations are now being made to the 'Foden's Solo Contest' to be held at Sandbach School on the 29th October.

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Armagh Old Boys Summer School Review

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 31 August 2017

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Review of the Armagh Old Boys Brass Band Summer School 2017

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Arthur Stubbs

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 23 August 2017

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The soprano player who once filled Old Traffor

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Foden's and Matt Ford at Gawsworth Hall

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 August 2017

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On Sunday 13th August Foden's appeared in concert at the picturesque Gawsworth Hall where they shared the stage with the fantastic Matt Ford who regularly appears with the John Wilson Orchestra, Syd Lawrence Orchestra and BBC Big Band.

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The tale of the missing Foden's MD

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 August 2017

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(article courtesy of 4barsrest and Allan Littlemore)

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Foden’s Youth & Junior Bands set for a new season

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 16 August 2017

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Ahead of the start of a term, the Foden’s Youth and Junior Bands are welcoming new applicants.

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Foden's band solo contest 2017

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 August 2017

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Foden’s Band are delighted to announce details of their 7th Open Solo, duet, and quartet competition.  The competition gets bigger each year, with competitors from all over the UK and Europe making return visits.

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For any conductor and every audience, Foden’s Band is a musical Magic Carpet. It continually takes the listener to places that few other ensembles rarely even approach Howard Snell