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Foden's look forward to Brass in Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 November 2018

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On Saturday 17th November Foden's will perform the Gala Concert at The Sage, Gateshead with Matt Ford in a programme entitled 'Salute to Sinatra and The Swing Legends.' Foden's will also be joined by their special guest, Trumpeter Mike Lovatt who will release his eagerly awaited cd '56 Degrees North' at this concert.

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Foden's are the National Champions of Great Britain

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 10 October 2018

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On Saturday 6th October Foden's competed at the 'National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain' held at the Royal Albert Hall, London. The contest featured the top 20 brass bands from around the UK who qualified from competing at various 'Area' contests across the country.

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Foden's are crowned the 2018 Tameside Whit Friday Champions for the 17th time in 18 years

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 29 May 2018

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From the first Whit Friday Marches in 1884, the event has grown in popularity.

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Foden's secure the services of Michael Bach for the British Open

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 April 2018

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Foden's are pleased to announce that Michael Bach will lead them at the forthcoming British Open in September.

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BIC Contest details announced with Foden's and Matt Ford performing at the Gala Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 March 2018

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Please see below from the BIC website

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Foden's are the Area Champions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 26 February 2018

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On Sunday 25th February Foden's competed at the North West Area Competition held at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool.

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Foden's lead the UK contingent at Brass in Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 November 2017

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On Sunday 19th November Foden's competed at the 'Brass in Concert' entertainment contest at the Saga, Gateshead

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National Finals

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 October 2017

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On Saturday 14th October Foden's competed at the National Finals at the Royal Albert Hall, London. Foden's qualified for the contest by winning the North West Area contest held at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool in February

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British Open 2017

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 September 2017

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On Saturday 9th September Foden's competed in the British Open Championships at the Symphony Hall, Birmingham which is regarded as one of the world's banding premier contests.

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Foden's are the Tameside Whit Friday Champions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 June 2017

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From the first Whit Friday Marches in 1884, the event has grown in popularity.

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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