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Foden's successfully defended their North West Area Title

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 28 February 2017

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On Sunday 26th February Foden's competed at the North West Area Competition held at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool.

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Foden's thank Patron's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 23 February 2017

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On Tuesday 21st February Foden's Band held their annual Patrons Concert to a packed Sandbach School which gave the band chance to thank their loyal supporters with a number of free gifts to celebrate 30 years of the society, now boasting over 500 members.

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Trentham Brass team up with Foden's Tutors ahead of the Midlands Area

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 February 2017

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On Sunday 12th February the members of Trentham Brass gathered for a six hour rehearsal on this year's area test piece ' Darkwood" by Dan Price with a seven strong team of tutors from Foden's led by Mark Wilkinson.

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BBC Young Brass Award

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 20 February 2017

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On Saturday the 11th February Foden's Band provided accompanyment for eight previously short listed candidates at Media City, Salford

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National Conducting Competition

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 16 February 2017

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The National Association of Brass Band Conductors has announced that it will once again be holding its National Conducting Competition.

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Patrons Choice X

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 16 February 2017

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Please see below review of our latest CD which can be purchased via

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Foden's Patrons Society celebrates 30 years

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 February 2017

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2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the 'Foden's Patron Society' which now boasts over 400 members.

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From a Sepia Photograph

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 February 2017

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In January Foden's participated in the prestigious 'Brass Band Festival' at the RNCM 

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17 Glorious Years for Foden's in Armagh

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 6 February 2017

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The first weekend in February had become a special time in the Foden's calendar, for the past 17 years the band have travelled to Armagh, Northern Ireland at the invitation of Ivor Stevenson MBE a Vice President of the band. 

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Prof Nicholas Childs to lead Foden's at the North West Area

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 1 February 2017

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Following last years victory at the North West Area Foden's have confirmed that Prof Nicholas Childs has once again been engaged to defend their title on the 26th February.

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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