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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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Solo Showcase Part 4 - John Baber

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 30 November 2020

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We are delighted to continue with the next instalment in our 'Soloist Showcase' as part of our Stay At Home Banding series, and fourth in the spotlight is the bands solo trombone player 'John Barber'. John has chosen to play the solo "Can You Read My Mind', arranged by Frode...

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Foden's release their fifth podcast

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 16 November 2020

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In November’s podcast, host John Barber talks to Principal Conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra, Juno composer award winner and honorary artistic advisor to Foden’s Band, Bram Tovey, catches up with the extremely busy supporters of our Sandbach community, Foden’s band and parents of Foden’s trombonist Nick when talking to...

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Foden's say thank you

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 9 November 2020

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Following the completion of the Foden's online Solo Contest the band have thanked those who made the event such a success.

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Foden's perform virtually with Matt Ford

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 November 2020

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Foden's are pleased to release our newest distance performance, this time something slightly different and with the help of our good friend and internationally celebrated singer Matthew Ford. 

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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