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Foden's Online Whit Friday goes from strength to strength

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 1 June 2020

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Foden's would like to thank all the participating bands who continue to submit entries for the Foden's Online Whit Friday Contest ahead of the closing date later this week.

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On Line Whit Friday Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 May 2020

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It's that time of year again when we look forward to 'The Greatest Show on Earth!' .......the Whit Friday Marches.

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Foden's perform virtually with Matt Ford

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 May 2020

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Foden's are pleased to release another distance performance, this time something slightly different and with help of our good friend and internationally celebrated singer Matthew Ford.

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Carole Crompton becomes a Foden's Vice President

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 May 2020

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Following the recent announcement that Foden's have been successful in an application to the Arts Council England 'Covid 19' funding award, Foden's are pleased to announce that Carole Crompton has been offered and accepted a position as a Vice President of the band. 

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Whit Friday is not cancelled in 2020!

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 May 2020

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As part of our Arts Council 'Covid 19' funding award Foden's are pleased to announce details of a virtual Whit Friday competition.

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Foden's receive a funding boost

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 2 May 2020

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Foden’s Band are pleased to announce that they have been successful in obtaining £33,450 through Arts Council England’s National Lottery funded 'Covid 19' programme.

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Foden's thank those on the frontline

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 April 2020

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2018 National Champion Brass Band Foden's are immensely proud to release our third 'Stay At Home' banding performance, this time with help from some of our incredible friends who are risking their lives daily working on the frontline.

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Foden's International Music Festival

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 April 2020

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During the past two weeks Foden's have been running an online 'International Music Festival.' During this time we have had 33 videos uploaded to our facebook page covering a variety of styles from players across the World at different stages of their musical development.

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Online initiative to help teachers and musicians.

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 April 2020

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The people who run the popular event ticketing website www.priorbooking.com have dropped everything to create a new website to try and help their teacher and musician friends who have been hit hard by the Covid-19 outbreak. Run by bandsmen, the company stopped all but essential work and rolled out the new website...

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No loo rolls were harmed in the process

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 April 2020

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Whilst in lock down we are enjoying producing videos and continuing to work with each other.

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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