Strings was established in 1997 in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, UK, to meet the needs of string players of all ages
and abilities. We specialise in violins, violas and cellos by contemporary British and European makers but also hold some older instruments and run a popular rental scheme. We are open three days a week: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays (9.30am to 5.30pm). Phone or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to make an appointment to try instruments on another day.
Back to school! Please note we have small sized violins and cellos ready for rental for the new term, click here for more info.
Our grade 2-listed building is still under renovation but almost finished... We are mainly maintaining normal service 9.30am to 5.30pm Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
Find out about our repair and restoration workshop click here.
Instruments Browse our violins, violas, cellos and professional bows click
We sell strings and accessories in the shop. Call us for phone orders or click here.
Where we are Find out about our shop in Hitchin and how to reach us on foot, by car or by trainclick here.
Official repairer for the
Benslow Instrument Loan Scheme