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Concert with Matt Ford at Gawsworth Hall

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 May 2017

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Following our successful Christmas Concert last year with the fantastic Matt Ford, Foden's will appear with Matt at the picturesque Gawsworth Hall on the 13th August

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Foden's Family to appear in concert on the 11th June

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 10 May 2017

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On the 11th June Foden's will return to Warrington's Parr Hall where over 100 members of the various Foden's organisations will appear in concert.

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Foden's Solo Contest 2017

Posted by Fiona Rolfe on 8 May 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. We are very proud that the competition continues to be regarded as one of the leading...

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'Style, Feel and Groove'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 May 2017

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In the 1st of 3 video's Andy Scott and John Barber talk about 'Style, Feel and Groove.'

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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 encourage Youth

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 April 2017

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Foden's will now offer free tickets to encourage the next generation of audience member.

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Foden's congratulate Anna Hughes-Williams on being awarded the 'Mortimer Medal'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 April 2017

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Foden's band are extremely proud that one of their members has been awarded the 'Mortimer Medal' for recognition of their services to the teaching of young brass musicians.

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Foden's have announced the appointment of Jonathan Bates on Solo Horn from Grimethorpe

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 April 2017

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Speaking about the appointment Mark Wilkinson commented 'Foden's are extremely pleased to announce that Jonathan has joined the band to fill a vacancy since last August. We are extremely grateful to Paul Bennett, Heather Linnell and Helen Varley who have all done a fantastic job covering this vacant position.'

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Foden's accept BIC invitation

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 3 April 2017

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Foden's are looking forward to competing at this years BIC at the Sage, Gateshead for the first time since 2014.

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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