facebook twitter rss vimeo shop label

*
banner

Foden's success keep them busy, busy, busy

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

odens
  Foden's were certainly kept busy last weekend — with more to come

It was a very busy and successful Whit Friday weekend for Foden's Band as they combined contest and concert success.

Following their sixteenth Tameside Championship title success in the past 17 years, the band travelled to Macclesfield the following day to perform at the National Association of Brass Band Conductors Competition, before rounding things off on the Sunday with another concert accompanied by no less than 90 players packed into the ranks of their Youth and Junior Band at Parr Hall in Warrington.

Hectic but fun

Principal Cornet Mark Wilkinson told 4BR: "It may seem like a hectic weekend, but it was also so much fun too. We are very proud of our commitment to the Tameside Whit Friday contests and were also delighted to be part of such a major conducting competition.

And there was no better way to round off the weekend with a fantastic concert with our young Youth and Junior Band players — their energy and enthusiasm revitalised us all after two late nights!"

Norwich trip

The busy schedule continues however, with Foden's travelling to Norwich Citadel to appear in concert with the Cawston Band (7.30pm) this Saturday.

Speaking about the concert Ian Clarke, Chairman of Cawston Band told 4BR: "We are delighted to welcome Foden's to Norwich for what promises to be an entertaining evening.

We very much hope that as many people as possible take up this opportunity to come and hear one of the UK's best brass bands."

And there was no better way to round off the weekend with a fantastic concert with our young Youth and Junior Band players — their energy and enthusiasm revitalised us all after two late nights!Mark Wilkinson

Tickets

Tickets are £13 and £10 for concessions and are available online at ticketsource.co.uk/Cawston-band (booking fee applies), via the box office on 01953 888034 (no booking fee) or in person at Norwich music store 'Top Joint Music Ltd' (no booking fee).



Minshall

Oh! We do like to be beside the seaside...

July 17 • A new festival in the seaside resort of Lytham St Annes run by Lancashire Music Service has been a great success...


FRank

Radio: Frank Renton — Still Listening to the Band: Episode 5

July 17 • Frank on the internet airwaves with his latest selection of music and chat


Rhondda

Welsh youngsters offered adventure time

July 17 • A new musical initiative by the Rhondda Fach Youth Band is aimed at getting youngsters from all over Wales to enjoy a weekend of fun and adventure — as well as a bit of practice.


Radio

Radio: Sunday Bandstand

July 17 • More red hot brass music music to keep you cool this Summer from Chris Helme in Yorkshire.


Kettering Citadel S A Band -

Tuesday 17 July • 66, Rockingham Road,. Kettering,. NN16 8JU


Roberts Bakery Band - Bluedot Festival

Saturday 21 July • Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre. . The University of Manchester. . Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 9DL


Medway Band - Higham Church Annual Prom

Saturday 21 July • St. Marys Church. 1 Abbey Farm Cottages . Church Street. Higham. Rochester . ME3 7LS


Lofthouse Brass Band - Oxenhope Railway Station

Sunday 22 July • Oxenhope Railway Station, The Railway Station, Station Road, Haworth BD22 8NJ BD22 8NJ


Tendring Brass - Opening Night Concert of the Frinton Mission 2018

Saturday 28 July • Greensward,. Frinton on Sea,. Essex CO13 9DN


The Corsham Band

July 17 • With a solid result in our first year in the Second Section at the Regional Contest, the band are now looking for an experienced Front Row Cornet Player to join our friendly and enthusiastic team.


PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW BRASS BANDS

July 16 • Are you looking for a band in the North West?. PEMBERTON OLD WIGAN DW 'B' BAND have vacancy for 1st horn, Bb Bass and kit player.


Cheltenham Silver Band

July 16 • We are a progressive and inclusive 2nd Section band.. We are in an unusual position of needing some experienced cornet players, positions negotiable.. Half of our front row are leaving to ensure we have players for the future aka maternity leave.


David Frame


Bass/Tenor Trombone Player, Adjudicator (Member of AoBBA) Occasional Conductor