New stock – Fine Anglo-French Violin and Bow!

  It’s always a great day when a new violin comes in, especially one of such fantastic quality and workmanship.   The Violin This violin was made by Charles Thouvenot for J&A Beare around 1910. Thouvenot was one of a number of French violin and bow makers who made for Beare’s around the beginning of read…

Extended Saturday Opening Times…

We are extending our Saturday opening times to particularly accommodate younger players, those at  junior departments/ conservatoires and their families. We hope that helps our customers to be able to come and see us and spend longer with us. Especially if you bring cake!

Christmas Stockings!

Short of a present or two? Here’s an idea for you! Merry Christmas!

Vote for us in the MIA awards!

Click here to Vote! The Music Industries Association (MIA) is the UK trade association that represents the music making industry. It has the mission of “Creating and Encouraging Music Making”. All activities are devoted towards promoting the wide-ranging benefits of music making. The MIA also runs the industry charity, Music for All, which helps people read…

Curry…of the week??? Violin-daloo!!!

To those who know me there is no debate. I would eat curry every day. Not just for dinner, but breakfast, lunch and the odd snack. So what, for me, is the appeal? Well as the picture shows there might be so many curries that, on the face of it, might look similar, but they read…