News & Events
This fine clavichord after Silbermann 1775 by Edmund Handy is now available from our stock of instruments for sale - please visit our For Sale page for more details.
We also have completed the restoration of two square pianos by Adam Beyer from 1790 & c.1792 which are available for sale and will be listed on here shortly.
Two further additions to our current stock of early keyboard instruments for sale, a Flemish harpsichord after Ruckers 1638 and a wingshaped spinet by Goble - please visit our For Sale page for more details.
We are delighted to congratulate Tinka Pypker & Anders Muskens on winning joint 1st prize in the final of the 2018 Early Music Young Ensemble Competition held at St Margaretís Church, Blackheath, London. We were pleased to have restored the Longman & Broderip square piano which Anders played during their recital.
We are pleased to add a square piano by Dierkes c.1825, one of our Barton spinets and a clavichord by Robert Goble to our much refreshed stock of instruments for sale. Please click here for more details.
We are pleased to offer for sale a French Double Manual Harpsichord after Goermans ⁄ Taskin made by Bizzi in 1997. Please click here for more details.
Once again we will have a stand at The Royal Greenwich International Early Music Festival & Exhibition which this year runs from the 12th to 14th November. We will have our Kirckman harpsichord and 1787 Broadwood square piano with us, and we look forward to seeing you there.
We are pleased to offer for sale a square piano by Broadwood dated 1787. Please click here for more details.
Restoration of a square piano by Broadwood dated 1793 for a client in Spain.
Our latest small spinet completed for a client in Hampshire.
Recommissioning of a 1969 Dolmetsch double manual harpsichord for a client in West Sussex.
Restoration of a cabinet piano by Broadwood & Sons dated 1836 for a client in Essex.
Restoration of a square piano by Thomas Haxby, York dated 1787 for a client in Kent.
The Royal Greenwich International Early Music Festival & Exhibition runs from Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th this year. We will be there again with several instruments, and we will also be presenting a recital by Stephen Thomson on an English harpsichord by J.&A. Kirckman c.1775. We would be delighted to see you there.
Restoration of a square piano by John Broadwood and Son 1803 for a client in Buckinghamshire, including a replacement sustain mechanism for the brass under-dampers.
Restoration of a square piano by Tobias Schmidt, Paris 1792 for a client in Spain.
Restoration of a pianino, or conductor's piano, by Chappell & Co.
Our latest spinet after Thomas Barton 1727 completed for a client in London.
Restoration of a square piano from 1793 by Bates and Company completed for a client in London. Click here for details.
Restoration of a square piano by Clementi and Company c.1825 completed. Click here for details.
We will once again be exhibiting at the Royal Greenwich International Early Music Festival & Exhibition this year. The exhibition runs from Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th and we will have several of our instruments there with us for you to play. We will also be presenting a recital by the harpsichordist Penelope Cave on a newly remade English harpsichord by Thomas Culliford 1783. We would be delighted to see you there.
For more information about the exhibition, please click here.
Restoration of a square piano by Mortimer, Anderson & Compy from 1833 completed for a customer in Surrey.
We are pleased to offer for sale this small spinet by Michael Heale. Please click here for details.
Something slightly different, we recently completed a commission to make a hammered dulcimer for a client in Cornwall. Please click here for details.
Restoration of a square piano by Broadwood & Sons N° 19963 from 1814 completed for a client in Surrey.
Restoration of a grand piano by Stodart c.1795 completed for a client in Buckinghamshire.
Replacement plain and covered strings available, please see our For Sale page.
We are pleased to offer this wing-shaped spinet by Dolmetsch for sale. Please click here for more details.
We have also had two Viennese fortepiano copies in the workshop, one of a Stein and the other a Walter, for an action overhaul & set up.
We will be exhibiting again this year at the Early Music Exhibition & Festival in Greenwich on the 8th, 9th & 10th of the month. We would be pleased to see you there.
For information on the event, please click here.
We have completed another of our spinets after Thomas Barton 1727 which is now available to play at our workshops, and which we will be taking along to the exhibition. Click here to see more photographs of this instrument.
Restoration of a square piano by Johannes Pohlman 1774 completed for a client in Spain. Please click here for more information.
Restoration of a square piano by Thomas Tomkison, N° 2748 c.1815 completed.
We are pleased to offer an antique square piano and an harpsichord for sale:Harpsichord after Iberian School, 20th century. Please click here for more information.
Square piano by Clementi & Co., c.1810–15. Please click here for more information.
The restoration completed of a square piano by John Broadwood & Sons, N° 25877
Restoration of a square piano by Stodart & Smart completed for a client in Shropshire. At present, this is the only instrument known to bear the names of these two makers.
Restoration of a square piano by Muzio Clementi & Co. completed for a client in Spain.
We are pleased to offer for sale a rare square piano by Longman & Broderip c.1788. Click here for more information.
We now offer replacement leg threads for square pianos. Click here to see more. We have now uploaded some images of an anonymous English Walnut spinet which we restored towards the end of last year. Click here to see some more images.
We have completed the restoration of a fine Broadwood square piano of 1807 which is now offered for sale. Click here for more information.
Both of these instruments are available to play and inspect at our workshop.
We are now offering padded instrument covers for sale. These bespoke, handmade-to-measure covers have a heavy canvas outer, thick padding and a soft cotton liner, a generous overlap underneath and webbing loops and tape for securing the cover around the instrument. Ideal for transportation, or just for protection. Priced from £250, please contact us with regards to your requirements.
The Haward spinet has now been completed and is available to be played at the workshop, we will be uploading some pictures soon. Restoration of a square piano by Henry Gunther c.1820 also completed.
It was very nice to see you all at the Early Music Exhibition again this year, see you again in 12 months.
Re-stringing and re-voicing completed on a Joseph Harris spinet of 1756, and restoration of an 1828 Broadwood Grand piano N°11750 also completed.
We have finally found some time to upload images of the 4 octave unfretted clavichord which we completed for our client in Cornwall a few months ago. Click here to see more pictures.
Restoration of 5 octave Grand Piano by John Broadwood completed. Click here to see more images.
Restorations of square pianos by Longman & Broderip and Astor completed. Currently being built are a 4 octave clavichord and a spinet after Haward.