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Glyn and Helen say goodbye to Foden's

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 5 June 2015

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Glyn and Helen Williams would like to announce that their combined 35 year connection with Foden's Band will come to an end this Summer as they have made the huge decision to re-locate to South Wales and to take up the Solo Euphonium and Flugel positions with the Cory Band.

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Crewe Lyceum Concert

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 4 June 2015

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On the 21st June Foden's will appear in concert at Crewe Lyceum Theatre. 

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Foden's win Whit Friday

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 31 May 2015

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From the first Whit Friday Marches in 1884, the event has grown in popularity. This year over 100 brass bands participated in twenty two different contests at venues scattered around the areas of Tameside and Saddleworth. At each venue bands march to a central location where they perform a contest march...

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Foden's to support Alder Hey Children's Hospital

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 21 May 2015

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Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College are delighted to welcome Foden’s Band for a charity concert on Saturday 23rd May commencing at 7.30pm.  All proceeds from the concert will go to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital (Hollie’s Appeal).  Please see below issued by the school 'Hollie is a Year 8 student at Sandbach High School and...

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Foden's and Foden's Youth Team Up

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 3 May 2015

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On Saturday 2nd May 'Team Foden's' (Foden's and Foden's Youth) performed at Keele University. Each band performed a solo spot before combining to perform a World Premiere from Andy Stevenson of 'Tales of Myths and Legends' which takes inspiration from Cheshire's rich mythological history.

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Foden's Solo and Quartet Contest

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 30 April 2015

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We are pleased to announce that our Annual Solo Contest will take place in Sandbach on the 31st October.

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Foden's and the Halle Orchestra

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 30 April 2015

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On Wednesday 1st July Foden's will appear in concert as guest of award-winning symphony orchestra, the Hallé, at Manchester’s stunning Bridgewater Hall. The concert, entitled Foundation of Liberty, marks the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta.

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Foden's in St George's Day themed concert on Thursday 23rd April

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 22 April 2015

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On Thursday 23rd April Foden's will promote a 'St George's Day' themed concert to be held at Sandbach Town Hall commencing at 7.30pm. Entrance to the concert is via pay on the door   The programme has been chosen to celebrate this special date and concludes with the popular 'Last...

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Sandbach Transport Festival

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 22 April 2015

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On Sunday 19th April Foden's Band were once again involved in the Sandbach Transport Parade. Due to roadworks in the area the format of the weekend changed and this year included a classic car show as well as music festival on the cobbles.

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Foden's in BBC Politics Coverage

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 15 April 2015

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Earlier today Foden's appeared on BBC2's 'Daily Politics' programme as part of their general election coverage.

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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