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Foden's Solo Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 September 2013

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The closing date for the 3rd Foden's Solo, Duet & Quartet contest which will take place on the 2nd November at Sandbach School in Cheshire is the 5th October. This year sees the addition of new percussion classes and more prizes to be won in each of the 13 classes...

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2013 British Open Championships

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 September 2013

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On Saturday 7th September Foden's Band competed at the 'British Open Championships' held at the Symphony Hall, Birmingham as reigning Champions. The contest attracts 17 of the best brass bands in Britain and is regarded (along with the National Finals held at the Royal Albert Hall) as one of the...

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Can history repeat itself

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 September 2013

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Fodens announce the date for their 2013 Solo Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 25 June 2013

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Foden's Band is proud to announce that the 3rd Solo, Duet and Quartet contest will take place on the 2nd November at Sandbach School, Cheshire. This year sees further evolution of the past two successful years with the addition of percussion classes to partner the brass classes and new and...

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Fodens are the 2013 Whit Friday Champions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 26 May 2013

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

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Fodens 'runner up' at the North West Area

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 March 2013

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On Sunday 10th March Fodens competed at the North West Area contest held at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool. This contest is the qualification for the 'National Finals' held at the Royal Albert Hall, London in October with the top 2 bands qualifying.

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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