Howarth sell a selection of musical instruments, equipment and components. They also provide a repair service.
Venue Details & Map
31-37 Chiltern StreetMaryleboneLondonW1U 7PN
- +44 (0)20 7935 2407
- Public transport:
- Baker Street, Underground
Howarth's is a London institution. If you're looking for first-rate service from genuine woodwind enthusiasts, you need look no further.
Tucked just behind Baker Street, the store offers a comprehensive range of woodwind paraphernalia, including second hand / vintage instruments. They also do repairs and servicing too: they're not the cheapest, nor the quickest, but I've found their...more
Being a reed instrument player, I've often found that Howarth's woodwind specialist, more often than not, comes in handy. The store, albeit a little out of the way, is divided into various specialist sections over three top floor rooms ranging from saxophones, clarinets, oboes, flutes, bassoons, and so on. Downstairs, furthermore, contains a large selection of antiquities and second hand horns...more
I have rather a soft spot for musical instrument shops, and Howarths is no exception. It specialises in woodwind instruments, and as an ex-Oboe player I get rather excited when browsing the shop window and checking out the workmanship. Oh dear.
However, if you're keen to start playing a flute or other such instrument, or buy one for your child, I personally would suggest shopping around as...more