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Foden's launch lockdown podcasts

July 06, 2020
The ever inventive Sandbach band is making sure it is reaching out to its fans all over the world.


Report & Results: 2020 Foden's on-line Whit Friday

June 09, 2020
There was a fantastic worldwide response to the Foden's on-line Whit Friday competition with the British Army leading the way into friendly battle...


Foden's ready to welcome the world to Whit Friday

June 04, 2020
The Foden's Band will host 79 bands from across the world for their virtual Whit Friday on-line competition — so sit back and enjoy a fantastic few hours of brass band music making...


Crompton strengthens artistic link to Foden's

May 14, 2020
One of the UKs leading arts funding professionals has become a Vice President of the Foden's Band.


Foden's mark VE Day with Help for Heroes performance

May 08, 2020
Foden's Band has helped mark the 75th anniversary celebrations of VE Day with a musical performance in support of the Help for Heroes charity.


Foden's to host virtual Whit Friday contest

May 06, 2020
Foden's launch on-line Whit Friday competition — with bands able to enter into the spirit of the event from the comfort of their own homes anywhere in the world...


Foden's gain major cash help through Arts Council England

May 01, 2020
North West champion has successfully applied for over £33,000 of funding from Arts Council England's 'Covid 19' programme.

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The Foden's Show...

April 11, 2020
The latest piece of self ilsotaed entertainment from the North West champion is full of a bunch of Muppets...


Foden's socially distance for their Seaside Rendezvous...

April 05, 2020
Foden's have enjoyed a fun trip to the seaside — all well within the current social distancing guidelines of course...


Foden's launch on-line Brass Music Festival

April 02, 2020
Foden's hope to get players from all over the world involved in their latest musical initiative.


Foden's vow to keep reducing social isolation

March 26, 2020
The successful initiative that helps socially isolated people will restart — but only when the official all clear from the Coronavirus is given.


Foden's keep banding link to north Wales

March 21, 2020
Before the Coronavirus hit, Foden's players ensured they kept musical spirits up in north Wales.


Foden's warm up for Blackpool defence with Patron support

February 22, 2020
Foden's ensured that over 500 of their patron's got a sneak preview of their Area title defence preparations at a concert in their home town.


Foden's enjoy 20th visit to Armagh

February 13, 2020
Foden's Band once again enjoyed their unique visit to Armagh to maintain a special musical relationship.


Foden's to head to Armagh for 20th time

January 10, 2020
Foden's will head for another weekend of fantastic music making with friends later this month.


Lovatt and Foden's get Top Brass spot

December 31, 2019
Mike Lovatt and Foden's Band will be featured on James Morrison's Radio 2 'Top Brass' programme this month.


Foden's help overcome isolation with new initiative

December 07, 2019
A new partnership between Foden's Band and Age UK Cheshire will help fight isolation and loneliness through making music together...


Foden's set for carol marathon...

November 20, 2019
Foden's to raise funds for Palanga with a marathon carol playing session — and you can direct them on their way too...


Lovatt star to shine over Bolton for Christmas

November 14, 2019
Mike Lovatt and Foden's Band will be heading to Bolton next month for a concerts and a very special masterclass treat — free to under 16s!


Report & Results: 2019 Foden's Solo, Duet & Ensemble Competition

November 05, 2019
There was a Belgian champion crowned at the popular Foden's event — but in truth everyone who took part was a winner — from the youngest to the oldest 'vintage' performer.


Final touches in place for Foden's contest

October 30, 2019
Even the homemade cakes have been prepared for a record 135 players and supporters at this weekend's Foden's Solo, Duet & Quartet competition in Sandbach.


Foden's tutors inspire East Anglian youth

October 24, 2019
Tutors from Foden's Band have helped inspire young players from the age of 10 upwards at the recent East Anglian Brass Band Association Brass Training Day.


New horn signing at Foden's

October 17, 2019
Foden's bid fond farewell to Nat Martin and welcome Grace Jeffers to their horn section.


Don't forget Foden's at Regent Hall

October 11, 2019
If you are London today them why not enjoy a sneak preview of the National Champion on Titan form at Regent Hall


Foden's renew Regent Hall appearance

October 08, 2019
Foden's to perform on eve of National Championships at Regent Hall — with a preview of the test-piece and a tribute to Philip Biggs to be heard.


Brass Band World magazine: Latest edition out now...

July 10 • The April edition of Brass Band World magazine is now out and once again its packed with articles, features, reviews and things of interest on every page...

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A little classy touch of humour at this time of stress...

July 10 • This will put a smile on your face this morning for all the right brass playing reasons...


Bates to inspire ideas for new Liz Lane work for Big Brass Day

July 10 • The Black Dyke tenor horn star will link up with Brit-award winning winning saxophonist Jess Gillam to inspire ideas for a new work by composer Liz Lane.


Marshall to host free masterclass over the Burry Port airwaves

July 10 • Richard Marshall will be paying a virtual visit to Burry Port this weekend to host a free masterclass — and its open to anyone in the world!

Black Dyke Band - Cory - Brass on Sunday Gala Concert

Sunday 13 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, B12EA

Black Dyke Band - Swiss Nationals Gala Concert

Saturday 19 September • KKL, Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland 6000

Contest: scaba Own Choice Test & Hymn tune

Sunday 27 September • The Hawth in Crawley, West Sussex RH10 6YZ

Contest: Swiss National Championships

Saturday 28 November • Stravinski Hall, Montreaux. Claude-Nobs 5, 1820 Montreaux, Switzerland 1820

Contest: Swiss National Championships

Sunday 29 November • Stravinski Hall, Montreaux. Claude-Nobs 5, 1820 Montreaux, Switzerland 1820

Cheltenham Silver Band

July 9 • Cheltenham Silver Band is a 3rd section band looking for a new Musical Director.. We would like an enthusiastic conductor who will work closely with the band, committee and the training band MD to foster an enjoyable, supportive and creative atmosphere.

Newbridge Band

July 5 • Newbridge Celynen Brass Band are a 4th section band based in South Wales who have vacancies for the following seats:. . Front Row Cornets, Horns. Baritone, Euphonium. Bb Bass, Eb Bass. Tuned Percussion

Chadderton Band

July 3 • Chadderton Band is a non-contesting band playing at various events throughout the year. We are a friendly band looking for players of all ages and abilities on all sections EUPH and percussion. Come along to one of our rehearsals most welcome.

Neil Samuel



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