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Gloucester and its 8 Prominent Violin Stores

May 23, 2016


Gloucestershire, a county in the South West of England, has a county town which is the city of Gloucester. Aside from this city, other principal towns namely Cheltenham, Cirncester, Stroud, and Tewkesbury are also situated in this county. Within these mentioned areas, several violin stores are established. For beginners to professional players in need of violin family instrument, below shows a list of these stores. Take a look on the details of these shops to acquire the appropriate instrument that will surely suit you.


1. Bristow Daniel





This shop is established in the year 1988 and will always be available as maker and retailer of fine violins, violas, cellos & basses. This is a family business that could help all abilities of musicians find the right instrument to use. They hold a wide range of instruments in stock so these and specially interesting and unique items will be listed in their online store. For more inquiries, check out the details below.


Address: 54 Long St, Tetbury, Gloucestershire GL8 8AQ, UK
Tel: +44 1666 503946


2. Cheltenham Violins



This small shop is available in selling, repairing and restoring the instruments such as violins, violas, cellos and basses. Though they still reorganizing their stock and developing their website, browsing in a good selection of instruments is still available. They also stock accessories and various strings in a discounted price.

Address: 7 Henrietta St, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 4AA, UK
Tel: +44 1242 226969


3. Vintage Strings and Accordions



All types of stringed instruments and accordions are offered in this traditional store by John and Jaye Vickers. Aside from that, they offer repair and restoration of all types of stringed instruments. They stock the finest string selection in the county including their own brand which is the Vintage Strings.


Address: 88 London Rd, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL52 6EH, UK
Tel: +44 1242 515949


4. Jazz Shed - The String Specialists




This shop specializes in the set-up, repair or upgrade of student and intermediate violins. They are passionate in giving high quality of service and optimum playability of any instruments they handle. They kept in stock Stentor, Primavera and Vivante student Violins, Violas and Cellos.  These instruments are also supplied with upgrade bridge and strings.


Address: 217 London Rd, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL52 6HY, UK
Tel: +44 7803 617734


5. Gloucester Soundhouse



This general music instrument store is a proud dealer of mostly Fender, Marshall, Tanglewood and Martin brands. They had a wide range of instruments in stock and everything that is presented in their website are available in their store. Additionally, Services for stringed instruments are also made available specially of repairs, restringing and tuning.


    Address: 49 Westgate St, Gloucester GL1 2NW, UK
    Tel: +44 1452 417429


    6. Musical Instruments (Cheltenham)



    This store is a well established shop in Cheltenham and also one of Gloucestershire’s oldest servicing music store. They supply full range of quality musical instruments, printed music and accessories. Their instruments can also be acquired by beginners to any level beyond intermediate.

    Address: 52 Winchcombe St, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL52 2ND, UK
    Tel: +44 1242 517635
    Fax: 01242 252794


    7. Bailey Violins


    Gordon Bailey started dealing with stringed instruments at a very young age. In 1980 , he started his journey in making bows and later in the year 1992 created his business called the Bailey Violins. This shop specializes in the retail of old instruments of the violin family. Services including set-up and repair of stringed instruments are also carried out.


    Address: Old Hill, Longhope, Gloucestershire GL17 0PF, UK
    Tel: 07500 145 228


    8. Oviolin


    Aside from these shops cited above, Oviolin(that's us!) has also delivered to any Gloucester players throughout the years. To any standard of musicians and players who wanted to secure an instrument in the violin family, don't hesitate! Take a look at our collection. Here's our violin catalogue.


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