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From Sandbach to Lithuania

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 May 2019

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On Sunday 12th May Lions Youth Brass, Roberts Bakery Band and Audley Brass held a concert at Ruskin High School, Crewe to help raise funds for Foden's appearance at the European Championships to be held in May '20 in Lithuania.

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Lions Youth Brass, Audley Brass and Robert's Bakery Band to help Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 May 2019

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In 2018 Foden's were crowned the National Champions of Great Britain at the Royal Albert Hall, London and were subsequently invited to represent England at the European Brass Band Championships to be held in May 2020 in Palanga, Lithuania.

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Foden's appoint a 'Strategic Arts Funding Advisor'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 March 2018

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Foden's are pleased to announce that Carole Hirst has accepted their offer to become the bands 'Strategic Arts Funding Advisor'

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Arts Council England’s National Lottery funded 'Catalyst' programme

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 20 January 2018

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Foden’s Band are pleased to announce that they have been successful in obtaining funding through Arts Council England’s National Lottery funded 'Catalyst' programme. The band have been awarded £17,819 towards a total project cost of £20,875.

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Foden's Heritage and fire update

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 24 July 2017

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Following the band room fire in April '16 all items were subsequently removed to a lock up in Sandbach with the 40 foot lock quickly filling with fire damaged property. Over the past year a considerable amount of time has been spent at the lock up to establish if any items could be recovered,...

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How to improvise

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 July 2017

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In their final video based on 'Improvisation' John Barber and Andy Scott explain about the '12 Bar Blues'

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How do I improvise

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 7 June 2017

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Foden's look at answering this question in the first of two videos featuring artists John Barber and Andy Scott courtesy of a funding award from Arts Council England through ‘Grants for the Arts’ for a “Three Year Strategic Music and Audience Development Plan 2016-2019”

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'Style, Feel and Groove'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 May 2017

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In the 1st of 3 video's Andy Scott and John Barber talk about 'Style, Feel and Groove.'

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Heritage Funding

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 March 2017

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Please see the below link to an article on 'Heritage Funding'

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Donation from Air Products helps to support Foden’s Band 'Youth Education Programme'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 3 January 2017

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Local Industrial Gases Company, Air Products, has donated £500 as part of its community support strategy to Foden’s Band 'Youth Education Programme'.

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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