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Webb designed for Foden's

May 15, 2024
Oliver Webb has become the new second trombone at Foden's Band.


World Rankings: April update

April 16, 2024
After a busy start to the contesting year, the first Band Supplies — 4barsrest World rankings update of the year sees Foden's sitting proudly at the top.

Elgar Festival

Elgar Festival trio to showcase major programmes

April 04, 2024
Foden's, Brighouse & Rastrick and Cory will provide major programmes of repertoire at the inaugural Elgar International Festival of Brass in June.


Free tickets on offer for Foden's

March 07, 2024
The British Open champion is offering free tickets for under 18's for their concert in Congleton later this month.

Pro Rege

Foden's Youth to welcome Dutch friends

March 06, 2024
Foden's Youth Band will welcome Pro Rege B Band from the Netherlands for a day of joint music making in April.

mid winter

Players enjoy Mid Winter pep from Foden's trio

February 28, 2024
Michael Fowles, Gary Curtin and Mark Wilkinson helped give 65 players a great musical uplift at their recent SWBBA Mid Winter workshop weekend.


Foden's enjoy Armagh return

February 15, 2024
A well fed Foden's Band certainly enjoyed their most recent trip to Armagh to meet up with old and new friends.


Foden's and Fountain confirm UniBrass Gala Concert sets

February 09, 2024
The British Open and Brass in Concert champion and LSO Principal trumpet James Fountain confirm their sets for the UniBrass Gala Concert next weekend.


Foden's RNCM performance now on Wobplay

February 06, 2024
Foden's absorbing fusion of musical flavours to open the 2024 RNCM International Brass Band Festival can now be enjoyed again and again...

Wilfred Heaton

Heaton Legacy documentary released

January 26, 2024
The remarkable life and music of composer Wilfred Heaton is explored in a new documentary release by Paul Hindmarsh and Foden's Band.


Fountain and Foden's headline UniBrass Gala Concert

January 18, 2024
The principal trumpet of the London Symphony Orchestra and the world's number 1 ranked band will provide the Gala Concert entertainment at this year's UniBrass Championships.


Foden's Youth look forward to exciting 2024

January 08, 2024
The talented youngsters of the Foden's Youth Band have plenty to look forward to this year — and there is a great opportunity to be a part of it.


Foden's set to enjoy new HaBiT in Towcester

January 06, 2024
The British Open and Brass in Concert Champion will head to Towcester for the outreach day.

Paul Mealor

Sovereign recognition for Mealor

December 31, 2023
Composer Paul Mealor has been appointed a Lieutenant of the Royal Victoria Order — a personal gift from King Charles III.


2023 4BR Player of the Year

December 25, 2023
The breathtakingly brilliant euphonium star Gary Curtin is the 4BR Player of the Year


2023 4BR Contest Performance of the Year

December 25, 2023
Foden's winning performance at the British Open Championship takes the honours.


Awards and treats for Foden's patrons and players

December 19, 2023
Mike Warriner, Terri Yates and Gary Curtin receive well deserved recognition at Foden's annual Christmas Concert.


Extra GARD protection for Foden's

December 17, 2023
The bass team at Foden's will gain extra protection thanks to their partnership link with GARDBags.

Fodens VAT

Foden's welcome VAT approach

November 02, 2023
Foden's have made a new business partnership connection with a VAT & Customs consultancy firm.

Foden's Band with Russell Gray

World Rankings: October update

October 25, 2023
Foden's takes the number 1 spot following its runner-up result at the Nationals.


Foden's buzzing ahead of Albert Hall defence

October 12, 2023
Foden's has launched its latest community outreach project with a musical link to the over 50s.


Foden's head to Regent Hall before National assault

October 10, 2023
The defending National Champion will one again appear at Regent Hall as they look to claim a National hat-trick on Edward Gregson's 'Of Men and Mountains'.

Foden's Band celebrating

World Rankings: September update

September 16, 2023
Foden's edge closer to number 1 spot following their impressive victory in Birmingham last weekend.

British Open

Report & Result: 2023 British Open Championship

September 09, 2023
Foden's delivers an appropriately scorching account of Sand and Stars to win the 169th British Open title at a sun cooked Symphony Hall.

Russell Gray

Interview with Russell Gray

September 08, 2023
We catch up with the Scottish conductor as he seeks to claim his first British Open title and looks forward to becoming a 'Pops' star in Minneapolis.

Where next for Allan Withington

Withington enters final movement with Manger

May 26 • Allan Withington will bring to an end a 40 year plus link to Manger Musikklag in 2025.

Whit Friday

Results: 2024 Saddleworth & Oldham District Whit Friday

May 25 • The results of the Whit Friday contests in Saddleworth & Oldham will appear here as soon as they are officially released.

Whit Friday

Results: 2024 Tameside Whit Friday

May 25 • The results of the Tameside Whit Friday Brass Band contests will appear here as soon as they are officially released.


Cross channel battles for French Open titles

May 23 • The Flowers Band will head to Amboise next month to regain the French Open title in the heart of the Loire Valley.

Boarshurst Silver Band - Canning City Brass and Boarshurst Silver Band

Sunday 26 May • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane, OL3 7EW OL3 7EW

Boarshurst Silver Band - Sunday Brass Concert - Thurlston Band

Sunday 2 June • Boarshurst Band Club, Greenbridge Lane OL3 7EW


Friday 7 June • St. Michaels Church. Duke street. Wigan WN1 2BJ

Bellshill Salvation Army Band - Guest Soloist Tom Hutchinson (The Cory Band)

Saturday 8 June • Uddington Old Parish Church, Old Glasgow Road Uddington. G71 7HF

Wotton-under-Edge Silver Band - Foden's Band

Sunday 23 June • Renishaw Innovation Centre,. New Mills, Kingswood, Wotton-under-Edge,. Gloucestershire GL12 8JR

Chiltern Hills Brass

May 25 • Seeking players! Chiltern Hills Brass are looking for new friends to fill vacant euph, front row cornet, and 2nd trombone chairs. We look forward to meeting you - come along to a rehearsal in High Wycombe to try us out.

Olney Brass

May 23 • Friendly & ambitious 2nd section L&SC area brass band, based in Newport Pagnell (near Milton Keynes) currently seeking a SOLO CORNET player to complete our line-up. We have a good variety of contests, concerts & community events throughout the year.

Olney Brass

May 23 • Friendly & ambitious 2nd section L&SC area brass band, based in Newport Pagnell (near Milton Keynes) currently seeking a REPIANO CORNET player to complete our line-up. We have a good variety of contests, concerts & community events throughout the year.

Phillip Lawrence

Composer, conductor, teacher


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