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Foden's produce a virtual band!

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 April 2020

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Since being on lockdown Foden's have been extremely busy behind the scenes running an International Online Music Festival, holding two committee meetings via Zoom, a band quiz and following the success of a number of virtual band performances have arranged their own take on a Queen Classic!

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Foden’s launch an International Online Solo Festival

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 30 March 2020

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Foden’s International Online Solo Festival is launched…

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Coronavirus will not stop the Committee

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 28 March 2020

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Due to the Coronavirus we held our monthly committee meeting on line.

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Top bands to support the English European representative

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 25 October 2019

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A number of the country's leading bands have agreed to contribute towards the costs of the English representative attending the Europeans each year.

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Battle of the Bands

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 3 September 2019

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Tune into Sky Arts HD tonight at 8pm to watch Foden's in action as part of the series 'Battle of the Bands.' Tonight's episode is the third part of a four part series which follows a number of the UK's leading bands as they prepare to compete at the National...

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Arts Council Videos

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 29 August 2019

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In 2016 Foden's were successful in an application to Arts Council England through ‘Grants for the Arts’ for a “Three Year Strategic Music and Audience Development Plan 2016-2019”.

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Foden's to be featured on 'Battle of the Bands'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 July 2019

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A brand new and uplifting four-part docuseries has been announced by Sky Arts today that will follow Britain’s biggest and most celebrated Brass Bands and their larger-than-life members as they prepare to compete in some of Britain’s most prestigious Brass Band competitions.

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Edwin Firth receives National Press

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 August 2018

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Following on from the recent concerts and tv appearances where the band commemorated the life of Edwin Firth (former Principal Cornet player with Foden's who lost his life serving his country on the 1st June 1918), the story has now reached the National Press.

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Interview with Matt Ford

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 16 February 2018

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Thank you to 4barsrest for their interview with Matt Ford who talks about his collaboration with Foden's

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Foden's launch Instagram page

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 December 2017

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Foden's have launched their brand new Instagram page where followers will be able to see regular updates from concerts and events, video footage, player features and news items from within the bandroom.

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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