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Suffolk and its 7 Best Places to Buy Quality Violins

May 23, 2016


Some violin stores nowadays can be conveniently accessed just through their online sites. However, visiting in store and trying out instruments before purchase are also available in numerous music shops. Together with the violin shops located at Suffolk, a county in the East of England, one or both of these choices will be available. So for those buying instruments in the violin family, check out these compiled list of violin shops below. Choose the best instrument and service that suits your preference!


1. Woodbridge Violins



This shop can offer 500 quality instruments and bows to every type of string players. Because of the increasing demand of accessory for a musical instrument, the accessories department has been given emphasis and will provide any needed items. They can also restore and repair as well as buy and sell stringed instruments on a commission basis.


Address: 26 Market Hill, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 4LU UK
Tel: 01394 383150
Fax: 01394 383296


2. Sylvie & James Fawcett



Sylvie and James are both experts in the making of fine violins, violas and cellos of both modern and period forms. Their working style had been inspired from classical models of Cremona and Venice. And since 1983, they have been offering full range of services in their workshops in Suffolk.


Address:  Brookside Cottage, Thornham Magna, Eye, Suffolk IP23 8HH, UK
Tel: +44 1379 788130


3. Take Note Music Company



This shop sells a wide range of musical instruments, sheet music and accessories. They also sell secondhand instruments where they make sure that these instruments are serviced and restored to a good quality. For the convenience of their customers, the online site is available for latest offers and purchase of any products from their stock.


Address: 11 Grove Rd, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR32 1EB, UK
Tel: +44 1502 217505


4. West End Music



This shop is originally known as Whitmores and started its operation in the early 1980s. It is now called the West End Music which specializes in the trading of new and secondhand musical instruments since 2002. They also carry out set ups and repairs of instruments at a very competitive prices. Vintage and collectible instruments can also be purchased in store and in their online site.


Address: 27-29 Norwich Rd, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 2ET, UK
Tel: +44 1473 214331


5. ME Strings



One of the stringed instrument suppliers in the heart of Suffolk run by a family business. They specializes in student standard instruments for over 30 years now. Their instruments include the Primavera, Eastman, Cremona and Gliga of Romania. A wide range of accessories and cases from many companies such as tomandwill, JTL, Primavera, Youngs, Concord and more are also available.


Address: 5 Lower Byfield, Monks Eleigh, Ipswich, Suffolk IP7 7JJ, UK
Tel: +44 7952 132620


6. Music World



For over 30 years of experience, Music World has been providing musical instruments and music accessories to Suffolk area. It is an independent music retailer with friendly and helpful approach to any customers in need. They also offer in-store demo and set up of every instrument. Trying out of instrument before purchase is also provided as well as buying from their online site.


Address: 16 Queen St, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 1SS, UK
Tel: +44 1473 253666


7. Oviolin


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


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