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Foden's ready for Ford inspired festive tour

October 20, 2017
Foden's will be bringing plenty of festive cheer to their fans this year with a tour alongside big band singer Matthew Ford.


Foden's solo contest draws made

October 11, 2017
The draws have been made for one of the most significant solo and quartet contests in the country — with time for a few more quartets to take part.


Foden's inspire next generation

October 10, 2017
The stars of Foden's Band have helped inspire the delegates at the latest East Anglian Brass Band Association Brass Training Day.


Foden's festival outlook looks increasingly rosy

September 8, 2017
The inaugural Foden's Youth Festival will see six youth bands enjoy a wonderful non-competitive experience thanks to the band's innovative three year outlook.


Last chance to get Foden's entry in

September 6, 2017
If you want to compete at the Foden's Solo Competition then you need to get your entry in as soon as possible.

mark Wilkinson

Wilkinson to lead East Anglian Training Day

September 1, 2017
Foden's principal cornet Mark Wilkinson will take the lead at the East Anglian Brass Band Association Brass Training Day later this month.


Armagh Summer lift for Foden's

August 31, 2017
A 17th visit to Armagh once again proved to be a great success for everyone involved in their annual Old Boys Brass Band Summer School.

Foden's Youth

New season beckons for Foden's youngsters

August 17, 2017
A new season and hopefully lots of new recruits as Foden's Youth and Junior Bands look forward to an exciting 12 months.


Foden's ready to head Armagh

July 27, 2017
Mike Fowles and players from Foden's will soon head to Armagh for another week of great music making and fun.


Foden's heritage appeal seeks missing links

July 23, 2017
Foden's appeal for help to fill the missing links in their history following extensive restoration work. .


Foden's hit the Blues...

July 15, 2017
The latest musical video presentation from the Foden's dup of John Barber and Andy Scott look at overcoming the Blues...


Foden's set for a bit of Man time

July 12, 2017
Foden's head to the Isle of Man this weekend to lead workshops and give a concert to help raise funds for the Manx Youth Band.

Gary Curtin

Curtin drawn to Sterling

July 7, 2017
Euphonium star Gary Curtin has joined the Sterling Instruments stable of international performance artists.


Foden's success keep them busy, busy, busy

June 15, 2017
A weekend of contests, competition and concerts ensure that Foden's keep in playing trim...


Foden's look to improvise

June 14, 2017
In the second of their acclaimed series as part of their Three Year Strategic Music and Audience Development Plan, John Barber and Andy Scott look at the topic of musical improvisation.

Whit Friday

Report & Results: 2017 Whit Friday (Tameside)

June 10, 2017
It's a landside victory for Foden's as nine first prizes make it sixteen Tameside titles in the last seventeen years


A hit for six as Foden's get ready for conducting challenge

June 6, 2017
The final of the NABBC Conducting Competition this weekend will see Foden's under the baton of six new MDs plus last year's winner in one night.

Jonathan Bates

Bates shines light on Geneva National Horn Spotlight

May 19, 2017
Foden's star Jonathan Bates was the leading light in the recent Geneva Group sponsored National Tenor Horn Spotlight.


Foden's to lead Danish celebrations in Aalborg

May 19, 2017
Foden's fly to Denmark this weekend to help a wonderful festival celebrate its 10th anniversary

Fodens Youth Band

Foden's family set for Warrington celebration

May 12, 2017
The family of bands that make up the Foden's organisation will be showcasing their talents in Warrington in June.

Rhyl Silver Band - Rhyl Silver Band and Cor Clwyd

Saturday 21 October • Town Hall. RHYL LL18

Black Dyke Band - Denby Dale Ladies Choir

Saturday 21 October • Huddersfield Town Hall, Corporation St, Huddersfield, HD1 2TA

Concert - Grimethorpe Colliery: Beck Theatre

Sunday 22 October • Grange Rd, Hayes UB3 2UE

Black Dyke Band - Skipton

Thursday 26 October • High St, Gargrave, Skipton BD23 1AH

The Hepworth Band - Frank Renton & Isobel Daws

Friday 27 October • Yeadon Town Hall

The Tilbury Band

October 21 • Tilbury Brass Band (Essex) have the following vacancies. . Cornet (position negotiable). Bass (position negotiable). Principal Euph . Percussion (Kit and Tuned). . We rehearse in our own Band Hall in Tilbury on Wednesdays at 8pm and Sundays at 7.30pm

Hungerford Town Band

October 21 • Having recruited a top class principal trombone, Hungerford Town Band require a Bb Bass player to complete the section. We have hard but fun rehearsals and work together as a close nit team.

Strata Brass

October 21 • Bb BASS in this Yorkshire Championship Band (1st Section 2018)- MD Jonathan Bates(Solo Horn - Fodens Band).. Rehearsals SUN/WED,bandroom 5 mins from J35/36 M1 (Hoyland).. Currently preparing new concert programme and for Butlins/Area 2018..

Dr. Stephen Arthur Allen

D. Phil. (Oxon) [Ph.D Oxford University], GBSM, LTCL, ABSM, ALCM, Cert. Ed.