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John Barber celebrates 25 years as Solo Trombone

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 March 2021

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John Barber, our long serving Solo Trombone player, celebrates 25 years with the band this year.  To commemorate this milestone, John was recently interviewed by the 'British Bandsman' magazine where he talks about his time with the band - from the first rehearsal to his favourite memories and moments in...

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Jimmie Charles celebrates 60 years service with Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 December 2020

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Foden's Band and friends have congratulated Jimmie Charles who today celebrates 60 years service with Foden's

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Foden's thank Anna Hughes-Williams

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 September 2020

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Anna Hughes-Williams has announced that she has made the difficult decision to leave Foden's and full-time playing. Speaking about her decision Anna commented 'Following a lot of thought during lock down, I have made the difficult decision to finish full time banding.

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Foden's announce a departure and a new arrival

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 October 2019

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Foden's have thanked their 1st Horn player Nat Martin who left the band in July to concentrate on his final year studies at the RNCM. Prior to a replacement being announced Foden's welcomed Neil Blessett (Solo Horn with the Birmingham Citadel Band) who provided cover following Nat's departure up to...

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Jonathan Kitchen join Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 July 2019

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Foden's are pleased to announce the signing of Jonathan Kitchen who joins the bands Percussion section.

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Stem Cells

Posted by Mark Wlikinson on 10 January 2019

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'Foden's cornet player Adrian Beresford talks about his experiences in relation to giving a 'Stem Cell' swab following a campaign launched in conjunction with DKMS a global organisation dedicated to the fight against blood cancer.'

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New Arrivals in Sandbach

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 10 July 2018

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Foden's are pleased to announce the appointment of Ashley Jeffers on Solo Baritone and Wilson Taylor on Solo Cornet.

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Foden's are represented at Buckingham Palace

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 May 2018

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On Tuesday 15th May John Barber and Mark Wilkinson from Foden's Band were invited by Her Majesty the Queen to attend a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace.

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Foden's commence summer vacation

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 July 2017

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Following our visit to the Isle of Man last weekend the band now commence a well deserved summer break after performing in 19 public appearances, 2 contests (winning both) a cd recording and trips to Northern Ireland and Denmark since January.

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Foden's congratulate Anna Hughes-Williams on being awarded the 'Mortimer Medal'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 April 2017

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Foden's band are extremely proud that one of their members has been awarded the 'Mortimer Medal' for recognition of their services to the teaching of young brass musicians.

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Foden's band maintains a world class reputation for providing entertainment in the field of brass music with a tradition and unique style Mark Wilkinson