Barbican Chimes Music Shop  

 
 
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Cromwell Tower, City, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DD
 
 
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Weekdays: 9am-5.30pm; Sat: 9am-4pm; Sun: closed
 

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Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 it has successfully fulfilled the needs of music-loving Londoners.

It’s one of the capital’s few remaining independent music shops and it’s plain to see why it’s endured. Unlike the majority of music stores - where sales staff often can’t tell a crotchet from a quaver - the team are all qualified musicians with in-depth knowledge. Whether you’re after a guitar for strumming round the camp fire or the sheet music to Strauss’s ‘Ariadne auf Naxos’, Chimes will be able to lend a hand.

The shop is well-stocked with instruments, sheet music and accessories, and - if you can’t make it to the shop – they offer a mail order service and a special delivery to schools and colleges in the London area.

 

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Barbican Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
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Hoxton Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
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Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
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Barbican Centre 1 minute walk from Barbican Chimes Music Shop

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Barbican Centre 1 minute walk from Barbican Chimes Music Shop

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Barbican Centre 1 minute walk from Barbican Chimes Music Shop

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Barbican Centre 1 minute walk from Barbican Chimes Music Shop

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Barbican Centre 1 minute walk from Barbican Chimes Music Shop

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Barbican Centre 1 minute walk from Barbican Chimes Music Shop

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Barbican Art Gallery 1 minute walk from Barbican Chimes Music Shop

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Barbican Centre 1 minute walk from Barbican Chimes Music Shop

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Barbican Centre 1 minute walk from Barbican Chimes Music Shop

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Barbican Centre 1 minute walk from Barbican Chimes Music Shop

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