Peter Barnes provides a Concert hiring service with a choice of instruments that can be selected from the 'home' page. Hiring charges in the Bristol to Salisbury area start from £395 for a day hire, including transport and tuning. Recent hirings include 'Armonico Consort' in Malvern, The Orchestra of St John's with Sir James Galway in Cheltenham, ITV in Bristol and a spinet hiring for the Allison Goldfrapp exhibition at the Lowry in Manchester. 

Longer term hirings start at £160 per month plus transport. There is a returnable deposit.

Please contact me on 01373 831498 or mailto:peterbarnes850@btinternet.com 


This is my one of my current hiring instruments; a copy of an Flemish harpsichord re-voiced and redecorated this year. It can be tuned to a=415 or 440 and has a compass of BB-d3 with 2 x 8-foot stops. The sound is full and loud.

Examples of concert hire rates including delivery and tuning: 

Bristol and Bath (30 mile radius of BA11) from £395.

Cheltenham and Cirencester from £440.

Malvern, Oxford from £500.

West London (100 mile radius from BA11) from £595.

Other instruments for hire can be chosen from my 'home page'.

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