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Foden's get new Kitchen fitting

July 17, 2019
The experienced percussionist Jonathan Kitchen has joined the National Champion

Mike Lovatt

Still time to team up with Lovatt and Houlding

July 9, 2019
If you want to enjoy a great masterclass experience from Mike Lovatt and Chris Houlding then there is still time to sign up.


Foden's to add free Lovatt masterclass to concert appearance

June 30, 2019
National Champion add extra attractions to their forthcoming appearance in Mossley next month.


Bramwell Tovey to undergo medical treatment

June 21, 2019
4BR has been informed that Bramwell Tovey is to undergo medical treatment after being diagnosed with cancer.

Whit Friday

Report & Results: 2019 Whit Friday (Tameside)

June 15, 2019
Foden's take the spoils at the Tameside Whit Friday Championships once again.


Foden's spearhead fantastic collective with Superbrass

June 8, 2019
A combination of the National Champions, British Open Youth Champions and one heck of a supergroup should make for an occasion not to miss in Mossley next month.


Communal support to help Foden's get to Palanga

May 8, 2019
Foden's 2020 European fund raising efforts to get a boost from local bands.

Love Music

Foden's & Love Music Trust quartet ready for premiere performances

May 2, 2019
The four finalists in the Foden's & Love Music Trust Composer Competition have been announced.


The next train arriving at Foden's Sandbach station is...

April 10, 2019
People getting off at Sandbach Station will immediately know that they are at the home of the National Champion...


Foden's ready for Welsh swingers

March 21, 2019
The National Champion is heading to Newtown in Powys this weekend for their big band extravaganza with swing singer Matt Ford.

National Finals

2019 National Finalists confirmed

March 18, 2019
The list of bands who will challenge for National honours in the autumn is now complete following the last round of 2019 Regional contests on the weekend.


Evans to tell his story...

March 8, 2019
The great Richard Evans will link up with Foden's Band to recall the many highlights of his wonderful musical career.


Foden's to keep on running...

March 6, 2019
Foden's uniform carriers will get an added extra item from now on as they look to clock up the miles to Palanga and back...


Youth initiative set to give Foden's extra support

February 23, 2019
A wonderful youth initiative from the East Anglian Brass Band Association will see 250 young players enjoy the National Champion in action.


Foden's warm up for Blackpool with Patrons' treats

February 21, 2019
National Champion looks ahead to Blackpool and beyond with a big thank you to their Patrons and to their former Composer in Residence Andy Scott.


Scores of opportunity as Foden's launch Composer Competition

February 2, 2019
National Champion links up with the Love Music Trust to launch exciting composer competition initiative.

Richard Evans

Musical memories for Evans and Foden's

January 17, 2019
The partnership of Richard Evans and Foden's will provide the backdrop for all his great stories, anecdotes and memories...


Foden's gain extra Gard protection

December 14, 2018
National Champion enters new partnership with Gard Bags as National success brings commercial opportunities...


Foden's link up with Ford for double festive treat

December 11, 2018
National Champions to link up with big-band singer Matt Ford for a double dose of festive music making close to home.


Gray days to continue at Foden's in 2019

November 29, 2018
After the memorable success in winning the National Championship this year, Russell Gray will lead Foden's at the North West Area, British Open and in defence of their Albert Hall title in 2019.

Shrewsbury Brass Band - United Reformed Church Choir

Saturday 20 July • United Reformed Church. Coleham Head. Shrewsbury . Shropshire SY3 7BJ

Norfolk Wherry Brass - Norfolk Wherry Brass Memorial Concert

Sunday 21 July • Lingwood Village Hall. Station Road. Norwich. Norfolk. NR13 4AZ

Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band - Eastbourne Bandstand - 1812 concert

Wednesday 31 July • Bandstand, Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3AD

Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band - Commercial Square Bonfire Society, The Jumping Jac

Saturday 3 August • The Paddock. Little Paddock Lane. Lewes BN7 1UU

Gresley Colliery Band - Byrkley Park Garden Centre

Saturday 10 August • Byrkley Drive, Rangemore St, Burton upon Trent . DE13 9RN

Lindley Band

July 19 • FRONT ROW CORNET required to join our friendly band who enjoy a sensible mix of engagements and contests. Our inspirational MD Mike Golding takes rehearsals on Monday and Wednesday evenings in our own modern bandroom located only 1mile from M62 Jcn 24.

Stannington Brass Band

July 19 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb tuba player to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests.

Thurcroft Welfare

July 19 • We have a vacancy for a Solo Horn player and a vacancy for front row and back row cornet. Our Band meets Tuesdays and Thursdays in our own bandroom at Thurcroft near Rotherham and Junc 1 of the M18.

Howard J Evans

MA (Dist), Mus.B (hons), ARCM (hons), LRAM, LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, composer, arranger, tutor and pianist