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Welcome to hexham violins

Expert in the restoration and sales of violins, violas, cellos, double basses, and bows, Hexham Violins stands as a beacon of craftsmanship and musical artistry. For over five decades, we have been dedicated to providing unparalleled excellence in catering to the musical needs of enthusiasts from North East England, Scotland, London, and beyond.

Located in the idyllic and picturesque town of Hexham, nestled within the tranquil landscapes of Northumberland, Hexham Violins is a cherished destination for musicians seeking unparalleled excellence in their instruments.

Our Legacy of Excellence

At Hexham Violins, our legacy is built upon a passion for the violin and a commitment to delivering the highest quality instruments and services. Our founder’s vision, combined with the expertise of our skilled artisans, has allowed us to uphold a reputation for exquisite craftsmanship and superior quality instruments.

A Haven for Violin Enthusiasts

Whether you are a seasoned professional, an aspiring student, or an avid collector, Hexham Violins offers a haven for all violin enthusiasts. Our meticulously curated collection showcases an array of handcrafted violins, ranging from classic masterpieces to contemporary models, ensuring that every musician finds their perfect match.

Beyond Boundaries

While rooted in the heart of Hexham, our influence extends far beyond regional borders. We take pride in serving musicians not only from the North East but also from Scotland, London, and diverse locations across the globe. Our dedication to personalised service and expert advice knows no boundaries, ensuring that every customer experiences the same exceptional care and attention to detail.

Experience Unmatched Service

At Hexham Violins, our commitment to our customers goes beyond providing exceptional instruments. We offer a range of services, including expert repairs, precise instrument setup, and tailored consultations, ensuring that your violin remains in its prime condition and resonates with the finest tones for years to come.

Visit Us

Located in the charming town of Hexham, our shop invites you to explore our exquisite collection, experience our unparalleled expertise, and embark on a musical journey unlike any other. Whether you seek the perfect instrument, professional advice, or a community of fellow violin enthusiasts, Hexham Violins eagerly awaits your visit.

Embrace the harmony of craftsmanship and musical passion at Hexham Violins—where the legacy of five decades meets the aspirations of tomorrow’s virtuosos.

Contact us today to discover the perfect violin for your musical journey.

What we do

Custom Builds, Repairs, Restore, & More

Custom Build

Discover the artistry of our custom-built violins, meticulously crafted by our skilled luthiers. Each instrument is a harmonious blend of tradition and innovation, tailored to your unique musical journey. Experience exceptional tone, playability, and aesthetics in every note, as we transform your musical dreams into reality. Explore our bespoke creations today.


Our luthiers breathe new life into cherished violins through meticulous restoration. With a profound respect for history and craftsmanship, we expertly repair, refinish, and rejuvenate instruments, ensuring their beauty and resonance endure for generations. Trust us to revive the soul of your violin, preserving its legacy for the future.


Experience the finest instrument repair services from our skilled luthiers. We handle everything from minor adjustments to major restorations with precision and care, ensuring your violin plays beautifully once more. Trust us with your instrument’s wellbeing.

Bow Rehair

Elevate your instrument’s performance with our expert bow rehair services. Our skilled luthiers meticulously replace and restore bow hairs, ensuring optimal tone and responsiveness. Rediscover the true potential of your instrument with our meticulous care.


Unearth the history of your violin with our authentication service. Our experts meticulously examine and verify the provenance, craftsmanship, and age of your instrument, providing you with valuable insights into its heritage and value. Trust us for accurate and reliable authentication.


Unlock the true worth of your violin with our professional valuation service. Our experts assess its condition, provenance, and market trends to provide you with an accurate and comprehensive valuation, empowering you with the knowledge you need for informed decisions.

Our Clients Love Us

Absolutely thrilled with the repair job on my violin! The craftsmanship was top-notch, and my instrument sounds better than ever. Trustworthy and skilled luthiers. Highly recommended!

I was amazed by the depth of knowledge and expertise in their valuation and authentication services. They provided me with a detailed report that not only boosted my confidence in my violin’s authenticity but also gave me invaluable insights into its history. Truly exceptional!

I was in a time crunch for an important performance, and their speedy rehair service saved the day! The bow felt and sounded incredible. Quick turnaround without compromising quality. Impressed!

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Shop Location

2 Chisholm Pl, Hexham, NE46 1QW

Open Hours

M-S: 9am – 5pm, Sun: Closed