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Mark Wilkinson

The sound of Firth restored to former glory

June 12, 2018
The work of Paul Andrews at Brass Toff and the playing talent of Mark Wilkinson has helped recall memories of the sound of the great Foden's cornet player Edwin Firth.

Matt Ford

Foden's to swing it again with Ford

June 6, 2018
Foden's will renew their swing time musical partnership with big band singer Matt Ford this weekend.


Foden's greatest cornet player to be honoured

May 24, 2018
Exactly 100 years after his death the memory and talent of the great Edwin Firth will be recalled by Foden's Band in a series of special events.


Foden's stars inspire in Wales

May 15, 2018
Stars of Foden's Band inspired players aged 11 to 70 on their recent workshop day trip to Abergele.

isobel daws

BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award to be decided

April 20, 2018
Four talented young musicians will battle to be crowned the BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award winner tonight in Manchester.


Cross border inspiration for Foden's

April 17, 2018
Star players from Foden's Band will head across Offa's Dyke later this month to lead a workshop day with in Abergele.


Foden's opt for Bach on Brussels in Birmingham

April 16, 2018
The Swiss conductor Michael Bach will link up with Foden's for their British Open appearance later this year.


Foden's launch heritage website with golden memories

March 28, 2018
The unique history of one of the most famous names in world banding has been preserved for future generations to explore and enjoy.


Foden's add Hirst expertise to their line-up

March 21, 2018
Foden's have announced that Carole Hirst has become the band's Strategic Arts Funding Advisor.

James Morrison

Foden's set for Morrison quartet link

March 13, 2018
Foden's has announced that they will appear alongside the famous James Morrison Quartet at the RNCM in Manchester in July.

Winter Gardens

Report & Results: 2018 North West Regional Championships: Championship Section

February 25, 2018
Foden's make it an imposing hat-trick in Blackpool with Leyland and pre-qualified Fairey in London.


Foden's give Patrons a sneak preview ahead of Area Odyssey

February 24, 2018
The defending North West Champion made sure their loyal supporters gained a sneak preview of their Area preparations at their recent Patrons' Concert.


Firth instruments to be restored for commemorative events

February 2, 2018
Two instruments that belonged to one of the greatest cornet players of banding history will be restored to their former glory in time for the 100th anniversary of their owner's tragic death.

Liz Lane

Tide, Time, Foden's and Rosicrucianism inspire new work

January 25, 2018
Composer Liz Lane has explored her family history, famous Foden's victories and the esoteric cultural beliefs of 17th century Rosicrucianism for her new major work to be premiered at the RNCM Brass Band Festival this weekend.


Foden's to search for lost treasures of the past

January 20, 2018
Foden's is hoping to locate 376 medals presented to the players who won 16 British Open and National titles between them in the band's golden era of historic success.


Foden's gain new lottery funding award

January 18, 2018
Foden's proactive approach to organisational development sees them secure funding from Arts Council England's National Lottery funded Catalyst programme.


Foden's to celebrate centenary of cornet great

December 23, 2017
A new work will be premiered by Foden's Band to celebrate the centenary of the death of the great cornet player Edwin Firth.


Foden's set up for Sandbach festive treats

December 6, 2017
Foden's will start their final round of Christmas concert appearances in their home town of Sandbach — with festive fun for everyone.


Foden's unearth a Midsummer gem from their proud history

December 5, 2017
A priceless manuscript score from a British Open victory nearly 100 years ago has been conserved by Foden's as part of their Heritage Lottery Fund project.

Matt Ford

Foden's tour magical musical memories for Christmas

November 16, 2017
Foden's up coming tour with big band singer Matt Ford will come with the added bonus of picking up a stocking filler full of festive musical memories.

The Marple Band - The Marple Band presents Music from Musicals

Saturday 23 June • Stockport Grammar School. Buxton Road. Stockport SK2 7AF

Elland Silver Band - Elland Silver Band

Saturday 23 June • Blackley Blackley Church Prospect View Elland HX5 0TD

Blidworth Welfare Band - Organist Keith Hearnshaw

Saturday 23 June • St Andrews Church, The Green, Swanwick, Derbys DE55 1AN

Besses o' th' Barn Band - Charity Celebration Concert

Saturday 23 June • St Thomas Church, Warrington Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield WN4 9PL

York Railway Institute Band - Dan Thomas - Euphonium

Saturday 23 June • Central Methodist Church. St Saviourgate. York. YO1 8NQ YO1 8NQ

The Corsham Band

June 21 • Due to work commitments, a vacancy has arisen for a Tenor Trombone player. First or Second position available. We are a newly promoted Second Section band with a friendly and enthusiastic team.

Cheshire Constabulary Band

June 20 • Cheshire police band based in Winsford & rehearsing Mondays are looking for a tutti & 3rd cornet. Great rh facilities and a smart friendly band.

Blidworth Welfare Band

June 20 • Midlands area Championship section (5th place 2018) Blidworth Welfare band require a percussionist to join us (Thursday rehearsals only apart from contest run up). Our only vacancy is now for a percussionist who can join our great team.

Stan Lippeatt

Conductor, adjudicator, tutor