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Hobgoblin Music Shop in


13 Eastgate
Yorkshire, LS2 7LY
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Tel: 0113 245 3311

Call Us: 0113 245 3311

Open Mon-Sat 10am - 6pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm, Open All Week
We have had a last minute cancellation of our electrical work and as a result will now be open on Sunday 28th January at our normal Sunday time of 11am to 5pm. The work will now be happening on Sunday 18th February and therefore closed on that date. Sorry for any inconvenience.

About Hobgoblin Music in Leeds

The new larger Hobgoblin branch in Leeds opened in 2010 and is right in Leeds city centre.

As well as the full Hobgoblin range of Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Free Reed and other instruments, we have an extended range of percussion and a good range of both tutor books and songbooks for various instruments.

We also have a specialist violin department (The Leeds Violin Shop) with a large range of violins, violas and cellos from the student instruments and upwards.

There are plenty of car parks near by.

Click through to the
Leeds Violin Shop
To read about the specialist violin services we offer in Leeds.
"Please pass on my thanks to Phil for doing such a great job with my violin and for polishing it, it looks amazing. My family really enjoyed chatting and seeing all the violins."
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The full Hobgoblin Music range of musical instruments is available through Hobgoblin in Leeds. 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 Leeds

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 Yorkshire 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 Leeds, Yorkshire 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 Leeds

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 Leeds

Leon, Nico, Nick
Leeds Manager:
Nick Collins(Expertise: All fretted, particularly Guitar, Ukulele, Banjo, Mandolin, Whistle)
Sales Staff:
Nicolo Poratelli(Expertise: Guitar(classical, fingerstyle), Mandolin)
Leon Auckland(Expertise: Cello, Drums, Piano)
Benjamin Reily(Expertise: Squeezeboxes)
Stephen Silcock

Who can help you with your enquiry?

Where to Find Us

Our Address:, 13 Eastgate, , Leeds, LS2 7LY
Tel: 0113 245 3311, Email:
We are close to the city centre opposite John Lewis and there are plenty of car parks near by with the nearest car parking located behind the shop off Lady Lane.

News and Information from Hobgoblin in Leeds

Ollie from our Leeds shop does it again!

This time appearing on BBC Radio 3

Fame can be a hard thing to live with. Some people feel constricted by it, struggle within the confines of the glass bowl, hollowed by the peering eyes of the paparazzi and the endless newspaper columns about what they are wearing and who they are the full story

Ollie in our Leeds shop interviewed in fRoots

"One to watch" in December issue

Oscar Wilde once said "There is only one thing worse than being talked about, and that's not being talked about". Oscar was right, apart from their being many things worse than not being talked about, obviously. However any kind of attention is the full story

MI Pro Loved Hobgoblin Music Leeds!

An offer you can't refuse!

Johnny Depp once did a film called "Donnie Brasco", based on a true story of an FBI agent who went undercover in the mob, but ended up going too deep and essentially becoming a fully paid up member of the mafia. One would suppose that there lies the the full story

Ollie in our Leeds shop up for award!

An opening Gambit

Morrissey once said "We hate it when our friends become successful", which seems a bit of a harsh thing to say really. Perhaps it says more about Morrissey than the human condition in general. However we at Hobgoblin are over the moon when our the full story

Hobgoblin Leeds's Links

The Chemic Tavern - lovely pub in LS6 Folk sessions, French Breton nights, a friendly community based Real Ale pub.
The Grove Folk Club Folk at The Grove Leeds - singing Traditional songs every Friday
Leeds Music Scene Gig listings etc.
Follow us on twitter Special offers & Leeds specific news in 140 characters!
Hobgoblin Leeds YouTube Channel Check in for guest artists, product demonstrations, gigs etc.
Croppers Folk Club Friday Nights in Cleckheaton
Itchy Leeds Some other things to do in Leeds while you're here.

Interest Free Credit for 18 - 25 year olds, Typical 0% Finance

As part of the Arts Council's Take it Away scheme, Hobgoblin in Leeds is able to offer interest free credit to 18 - 25 year olds! Click here to see how you can buy instruments with ten months 0% finance.

We buy Concertinas!
All Hobgoblin shops have a big range of secondhand and handmade instruments. We do buy certain instruments outright, especially concertinas. Additionally we take trade-ins and can sell on a commission basis for you. If you have an instrument to sell, give us a call or pop into the shop!

Hobgoblin Leeds YouTube Channel

Loads of bands, songs and instrument demos there.

The Leeds Violin Shop Operating in the back room at Hobgoblin Music Leeds, the Leeds Violin shop stocks quality violins, violas, cellos, basses and bows.
Click through to the Leeds Violin Shop

Magazines stocked in Leeds: Tykes, Stirrings, fRoots, Songlines.