Islington Music Ltd. is an independent music shop established over 20 years

We offer a personal service and a large selection of sheet music, musical instruments (to rent or buy) and accessories.

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If you would like to discuss what you need, we are happy to help on the phone. You can pay by phone and we post the items off the same day if we have them in stock. We charge only £1 packing and whatever the postage is (first or second class, you choose) so we do in fact compare favourably with many internet sites.

We can order from the distributors and post to you by the end of the week.

We have an instrument repair service, and can often tune or replace broken strings while you wait.

It is worth coming to the shop also to view our notice board, where local music teachers advertise, and where you can buy or sell second-hand instruments.


Tuners, metronomes, tuning forks, pitchpipes, pedals, Reeds for clarinet, saxes, oboes, (makes include Rico, Rico Royal, Van Doran), Cork grease, valve oil etc, Drumsticks, practise pads, Foostools for guitarists, Instrument stands for many kinds of instruments, Instrument covers and bags, Music stands 

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS For sale:  Guitars - Acoustic and Classical, and small sizes Ukeleles - soprano, concert and tenor - prices ranging from £22 to £160 Recorders - descant, alto and tenor - in plastic and in wood Melodicas and Harmonicas

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS For sale and to hire (with option to buy):
Alto Sax, Flute, Clarinet, Trumpets and Cornets
Violins (From 1/16 to full size>, ViolasCellos (from 1/16 to full size)
Come in to try for size. We can advise on the right size for children. 
When you hire for a child you can change to a bigger size as your child grows.
We also offer an instrument repair service

Guitar string - electric, acoustic and classical (including Marin, Dadario, Rotosound, Ernie Ball and Elixir, Augustine, Savarez) and single strings in most gauges.
Ukelele, mandolin, bass, banjo etc.
Violin, Cello ad Viola strings in all qualities and sizes (Dominant, Vision, Pirastro, jargar, Corelli, Zyex, Larson and Astrea)

Small percussion instruments both for children and adults. (including glocks etc.)

Large selection of CDS of less well known classical music.
A great selection of musical gifts from pencils to umbrellas.