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PlayAlong with Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 29 March 2021

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Foden's have announced the release of a 'free' resource entitled 'PlayAlong with Foden's' which gives players the opportunity to be accompanied 'virtually' by band members.

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Foden's Online Whit Friday

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 March 2021

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Ahead of our Online event on the 28th May, we are pleased to show the various trophies which are up for grabs in each section, plus a special trophy for the band with the ‘Best Presentation’

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Foden's perform on BBC Radio 5 Live

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 25 February 2021

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Last weekend we were featured on

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Foden's Virtual Concert, 19th February at 7.30pm

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 February 2021

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In normal circumstances, early February would see the band make our annual visit to Armagh, Northern Ireland - a relationship which has lasted 21 years! 

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Entries for the 2021 Online Whit Friday are now open!

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 2 February 2021

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Entries for the 2021 Online Whit Friday Championships on Friday 28th May are now OPEN!

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Foden's to support the future of Saddleworth and Tameside Whit Friday Competitions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 30 January 2021

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With consecutive cancellations in 2020 and 2021 of both the Saddleworth and Tameside Whit Friday competitions, it has now been revealed a number of the popular venues on both circuits may struggle to see a viable financial option to host and support their annual competitions from next year onwards.

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RNCM Brass Band Festival moved online

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 January 2021

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Sadly, this years RNCM 'Brass Band Festival' has had to be cancelled due to Covid. However, we are extremely pleased that a number of our past performances at the Festival will be showcased online . 

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Foden's are featured in the Telegraph

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 January 2021

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Thanks to Hugh Morris for asking us to be featured in an interview for the Telegraph. The article outlined the various challenges facing brass bands as well as Cory and Foden's contribution to keeping players motivated.

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Foden's perform 'White Christmas'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 December 2020

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December is usually one of our busiest times of the year, as we are not able to perform in person this Christmas, we hope you will enjoy 'White Christmas' recorded virtually.

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Foden's release their sixth and final podcast in the series

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 7 December 2020

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Foden’s present the sixth and final episode in their “Lockdown” podcast series. In December’s bumper festive edition, host John Barber chats to podcast editor and technician Iain McKnight as well as Ben Pashley and Sarah Bowker from BCP Services, who look after the band’s transportation needs.

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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