About Hobgoblin Music in Canterbury
Hobgoblin Music in Canterbury, Kent opened in October 2010. The shop moved into a premises previously occupied by Musicland - the keyboard and rock'n'roll superstore. The shop is unusual for a Hobgoblin shop in that it continues to stock keyboards, drums and electric guitars, with expert salespeople on hand to advise on these instruments. In addition, Hobgoblin's huge range of celtic and traditional instruments makes this shop one of the most all-inclusive in the UK.
The full Hobgoblin Music range
of musical instruments is available through Hobgoblin in Canterbury. If there is a particular item you would like to have a look at, please call ahead to make sure it is in stock.In addition, there are many instruments unique to each shop. We're not just a guitar shop - each branch has a great range of specialist instruments too.
Musical Instrument Repairs in Canterbury
We do repairs! We carry out some instrument repair work on site, and can also send instruments to specialist repairers for more complicated work. Repair work undertaken includes ukulele, bouzouki, mandolin and guitar setups and restringing, accordion, melodeon and concertina tuning and repairs, woodwind and brass repairs and maintenance, specialist violin set ups and repairs, bridge and peg fitting, bow rehairs, banjo or drum skin replacement, and much more besides - contact us for information or bring in your instrument for a free, no-obligation quote.
We buy Musical Instruments
If you're looking to sell a musical instrument in Kent then get in touch to see what we can offer you. We buy some instruments outright if the price is right, and we'll consider a trade-in for almost any instrument. We also take lots of instruments on a commission basis, and we're particularly keen to stock instruments by local luthiers and makers. Bring in your unwanted guitars, ukuleles, banjos, concertinas, melodeons, accordions, flutes, woodwind and brass instruments, violins, keyboards and more, and we'll see what we can do for you! If your instrument is bulky or you would need to travel a fair way to get to us, please do contact us by email or phone first so we can let you know whether it's worth bringing in.
An Aladdin's Cave
Our shops are often described as an Aladdin's Cave of musical instruments. At Hobgoblin Music in Canterbury, Kent you will find a huge range of acoustic, folk, celtic and world musical instruments to try out and compare. Our staff are friendly and knowledgable, and will be happy to give you pressure-free advice.
Musical Instrument Rentals at Hobgoblin Music in Canterbury
We are often able to offer short or long term musical instrument rentals for various types of instrument. If you would like to rent a musical instrument from us, please get in touch to find out how we can help.
Meet the Staff in Canterbury
Assistant Manager - Pip Ives & Manager - Adam Pinner
Adam Pinner(Expertise: Electric Guitar & Bass, Drum Kit, Amplifiers)
Pip Ives(Expertise: Melodeon, Concertina)
Yianni Zaronis(Expertise: Jazz Guitar, Greek Bouzouki, Arabic Percussion)
Alex Porro(Expertise: Electric Guitar and Bass, Amps)
Helen Wimble(Expertise: Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute, trumpet)
Harry Hayes(Expertise: Guitar, Bass, Oud, Drum kit, Keyboard /Synth)
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Where to Find Us
The best places to park are Longport Car park (CT1 1TU) which is behind us and the City Wall Carp Park.
Follow this link for other Canterbury Car parks https://www.canterbury.gov.uk/parking-travel-roads/parking/where-to-park/