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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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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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Foden's Solo, Duet and Quartet contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 31 October 2016

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Sandbach School played home to the 6th Foden's Solo, Duet and Quartet contest on Saturday 29th October 2016 where once again a bumper entry of almost 100 competitors competed in various classes and filled what was to be a long and exciting day.

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Foden's at the Nationals Finals, Royal Albert Hall, London

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 October 2016

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Thank you to Goldy Solutions Ltd for the fantastic action photos from London

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Foden's at the National Finals

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 October 2016

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On the 7th October Foden's travelled to London to perform a concert at the Regent Hall, London prior to an appearance at the National Finals Contest to be held at the Royal Albert Hall the following day. Foden's had previously qualified for the contest due to winning the North West Area in February.

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Foden's Solo Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 October 2016

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Once again Foden's have received a large number of entries for their forthcoming solo contest on the 29th October with representatives from the UK as well as Belgium, Norway and China!

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Foden's announce details of their forthcoming Solo Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 September 2016

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Foden’s Band are delighted to announce details of their 6th Open Solo, duet, and quartet competition to be held once again in Sandbach on Saturday 29th October. Speaking about the forthcoming event Fiona Rolfe commented 'We are once again looking forward to hosting our annual Solo Contest which is regarded...

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Bramwell Tovey accepts professional conductor and president role

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 July 2016

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Foden's are pleased to announce that Bramwell Tovey has accepted the bands invitation to become their Professional Conductor and President.

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Foden's Band are the Tameside Whit Friday Champions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 23 May 2016

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From the first Whit Friday Marches in 1884, the event has grown in popularity. This year over 100 brass bands participated in twenty two different contests at venues scattered around the areas of Tameside and Saddleworth.

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Foden's preparing to defend 'Tameside Whit Friday' title

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 May 2016

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On Friday 20th May Foden's will once again compete in the 'Tameside' Whit Friday march contest held at various venues around the Tameside Area.

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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