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Foden's produce a virtual take on a classic theme tune!

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 April 2020

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Following the success of our first virtual band performance recorded whilst in lock down,  we have been working hard to produce something a little bit different!

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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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Foden's continue their collaboration with Age UK Cheshire

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 25 March 2020

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Since last October Foden’s have been collaborating with Age UK Cheshire and arts organisation the Power of Art in a project that helps the over 50’s of the Northwich area of Cheshire overcome social isolation and loneliness by making brass music together.

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Foden's inspire in Abergele

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 March 2020

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On Saturday 14th March a large number of players with mixed ability and ages representing ten bands from North Wales and Cheshire travelled to Abergele Community Centre.

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Foden's are the North West Champions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 3 March 2020

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On Sunday 23rd February Foden's Band competed at the North West Area Competition at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool. The 'Area' contest is a qualification for the National Finals held at the Royal Albert Hall, London in October.

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Foden's thank their Patrons

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 February 2020

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On Tuesday 18th February Foden's held their annual Patrons Concert to a packed Sandbach School which gave the band chance to thank their 500 loyal supporters. The Patrons Society now celebrates 32 years of continued support to the band.

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Foden's provide masterclasses and a sell out performance in Aberystwyth

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 February 2020

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On the 25th January Foden's travelled to Aberystwyth to perform a concert in the 'Old College'

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European Brass Band Association announce competing bands ahead of Palanaga '20

Posted by Mark Wlikinson on 13 February 2020

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The European Brass Band Association is pleased to announce the line up of bands for the 43rd European Brass Band Championship, in association with World of Brass, which will be held in the newly build Concert Hall in Palanga on the Baltic Riviera, Lithuania.

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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