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Solo Showcase Part 1 Jonny Bates

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 7 August 2020

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We're thrilled to launch our new 'Soloist Showcase' as part of our Stay At Home Banding series, and first in the spotlight is the band's Principal Horn player Jonathan Bates. He's chosen to perform a beautiful arrangement by Robert Collinson of the traditional Scottish melody 'Banks & Braes'

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Foden's launch their second monthly podcast

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 3 August 2020

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In the August podcast John Barber chats with leading big band singer turned hedge cutter Matthew Ford, band Vice President and funding supremo Carole Crompton and Foden’s MD Michael Fowles. There is of course, once again, a mystery Foden’s player for you to guess the identity as well as a selection...

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Foden's Podcast

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 3 July 2020

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Foden’s are pleased to announce the arrival of the first of their “Lockdown” Podcasts.

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Foden's Online Whit Friday

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 9 June 2020

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On Friday 5th June Foden's Band hosted the inaugural Online Whit Friday Contest. Over a two week period bands were invited to submit recordings created during isolation, initially appearing on Foden's Facebook page before the evening of Whit Friday where a 7 hour YouTube stream brought to life the virtual Whit Friday event. Adjudicator Michael Fowles...

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Foden's looking forward to hosting their Online Whit Friday competition

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 June 2020

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Plans are well underway for the Foden's Online Whit Friday Contest to be held tomorrow.

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Foden's Online Whit Friday goes from strength to strength

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 1 June 2020

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Foden's would like to thank all the participating bands who continue to submit entries for the Foden's Online Whit Friday Contest ahead of the closing date later this week.

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On Line Whit Friday Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 May 2020

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It's that time of year again when we look forward to 'The Greatest Show on Earth!' .......the Whit Friday Marches.

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Foden's perform virtually with Matt Ford

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 May 2020

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

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Carole Crompton becomes a Foden's Vice President

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 May 2020

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Following the recent announcement that Foden's have been successful in an application to the Arts Council England 'Covid 19' funding award, Foden's are pleased to announce that Carole Crompton has been offered and accepted a position as a Vice President of the band. 

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Whit Friday is not cancelled in 2020!

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 May 2020

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As part of our Arts Council 'Covid 19' funding award Foden's are pleased to announce details of a virtual Whit Friday competition.

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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