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Foden's are the North West Champions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 3 March 2020

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On Sunday 23rd February Foden's Band competed at the North West Area Competition at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool. The 'Area' contest is a qualification for the National Finals held at the Royal Albert Hall, London in October.

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Foden's thank their Patrons

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 February 2020

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On Tuesday 18th February Foden's held their annual Patrons Concert to a packed Sandbach School which gave the band chance to thank their 500 loyal supporters. The Patrons Society now celebrates 32 years of continued support to the band.

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Foden's provide masterclasses and a sell out performance in Aberystwyth

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 February 2020

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On the 25th January Foden's travelled to Aberystwyth to perform a concert in the 'Old College'

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European Brass Band Association announce competing bands ahead of Palanaga '20

Posted by Mark Wlikinson on 13 February 2020

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The European Brass Band Association is pleased to announce the line up of bands for the 43rd European Brass Band Championship, in association with World of Brass, which will be held in the newly build Concert Hall in Palanga on the Baltic Riviera, Lithuania.

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Concert Review Foden's in Armagh

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 10 February 2020

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On the 1st February Foden's returned to Armagh for the 20th consecutive year where they performed to a large and appreciative audience at the First Presbyterian Church. Prior to this concert the Foden's members had worked with twenty five youngsters over a five hour period providing constructive and encouraging feedback...

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Foden's celebrate 20 years in Armagh

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 10 February 2020

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Foden’s Band’s annual visit to the city of Armagh on the weekend of 1st-2nd February was a very special event this year as it marked the 20th successive occasion that the Sandbach ensemble has travelled to Northern Ireland.

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Foden's appear at the RNCM prestigious Brass Band Festival

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 27 January 2020

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On Friday 24th January Foden's performed at the RNCM Brass Band Festival. The festival is regarded as one of the most important festivals of brass band music in the World featuring a number of the UK's leading bands, new commissions, ground breaking performances of contemporary repertoire as well as classics of...

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Fodens Band – 20 Glorious Years in Armagh

Posted by Mark Wlikinson on 9 January 2020

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Foden's will travel to Armagh for the 20th year from the 31st of January to the 2nd of February 2020 for their annual gala concert, young soloists and service of celebration weekend hosted by Armagh Old Boys Silver Band.

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Foden's 'Create a Buzz' with Age UK Cheshire

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 December 2019

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Last Sunday (1st December) saw the members of collaboration project ‘Creating a Buzz’ take part in their first public performance.  After only two sessions of tuition this partnership project between Foden’s Band and Age UK Cheshire took to the stage to demonstrate their newly acquired music making skills.

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Memories of Christmas, Foden's and Matt Ford 15th December

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 November 2019

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'Memories of Christmas' with Foden's Band and singer Matt Ford (as seen on the BBC Proms, BBC Big Band, John Wilson Orchestra and Halle Orchestra)

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