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THE Foden's Motor Works Band was formed in 1907 by the late Mr. Edwin Foden. It is of special interest to Manchester listeners to know that the Band since its formation has carried off the much-coveted Belle Vue Championship no fewer than six times, the last occasion being in 1920, when it was placed first out of twenty-five of England's picked bands.


Conducted By: F. Mortimer
Unknown: Mr. Edwin Foden.


From the Studio
Hymn, 'Love Divine ' (A. and M., No. 520) Bible Reading, I Corinthians, Chapter xiii
Hymn, Ye Servants' (A. and M., No. 268)
Address by the Rev. G. A. STUDDERT KENNEDY Hymn, 'Jesus shall reign' (A. and M., No. 220)


Unknown: Rev. G. A. Studdert Kennedy

: The Week's Good Cause

Mr. Tom Coulthwaite: An appeal on behalf of Chester Royal Infirmary
(Donations should be sent to [address removed].)

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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