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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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We're playing your tune

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 August 2009

Throughout its rich history Foden’s has been associated with some of the most talented composers and arrangers, building a reputation for performing new and innovative music.

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Fodens team up with the Rossendale Scout Band

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 23 July 2009

On the 11th July Fodens were invited by the 2nd Rossendale Scout Group Band to appear as their special guests in a concert held at the Royal Court Theatre, Bacup.

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New Signings at Fodens

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 23 July 2009

Fodens Band are pleased to announce the signing of Nick Jackson on Solo Cornet. Nick replaces Paul McDonald who has left the band due to increased work commitments. Nick has previously played with Brighouse and joins Fodens from Grimethorpe. Also, Chris Haigh joins Fodens on 1st Horn.

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Fodens announce new partnership and Vice Presidents

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 July 2009

Foden's Band have recently forged strong relationships with two major organisation in Cheshire. The first is with the band's local county council, Cheshire East which covers an area that is bounded by Chester to the West, Manchester to the North and Stoke-on-Trent to the South and is home to...

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English Nationals Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 30 June 2009

The 'English Nationals Contest' was held on the 27th June at Preston Guild Hall.

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Fodens team up with Besson Instruments

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 24 June 2009

Fodens Band is please to announce an exciting partnership with Besson. The French instrument manufacturer Buffet Crampon will join forces with the current British Open Champions in what is planned as a long term relationship that will involve the use of Besson instruments endorsed by the world famous Fodens Band.Tim...

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Fodens become the Tameside Whit Friday Champions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 9 June 2009

On Friday 5th June Fodens band were crowned the '2009 Tameside Whit Friday Champions' for the 8th consecutive year. The Whit Friday March contest is regarded in Brass Band Circles as the 'Greatest Free Show on Earth.' Eleven villages in the Tameside Area hold their own 'March Contest' which sees...

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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