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Foden's to represent England at the 2022 European Brass Band Championships

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 27 August 2020

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In 2018 Foden's became the National Champions of Great Britain at the Royal Albert Hall, London. Part of this prize was an invitation to represent England at the European Brass Band Championships to be held in Palanga, Lithuanian in May 2020.

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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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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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Foden's placed 3rd at the British Open Championships

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 September 2019

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On Saturday 7th September Foden's travelled to the Symphony Hall, Birmingham to compete at the British Open Contest against sixteen of the UK's leading bands as well as the 2018 European Champions.The contest is regarded as one of the World's leading brass band events (along with the National Finals) due...

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Foden's look forward to the British Open

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 September 2019

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On Saturday 7th September Foden's will compete at the British Open performing 'Dynasty' from the pen of Peter Graham The music is a celebration of the Mortimer family who were a major influence in the History of Foden's Band. urther info on Harry and the Mortimers can be found on our...

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Foden's are the Champions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 June 2019

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

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Foden's are the Champions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 26 February 2019

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On Sunday 24th February Foden's competed at the North West Area Competition held at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool.

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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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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