Peter Barnes has been making harpsichords since 1974, firstly under the guidance of his father and friends in Edinburgh, and after 1990, near Bath in Somerset.

Until recently, the emphasis of my work was repairing and refurbishing second-hand instruments but I am now making new instruments again. 

Please contact me on +0044(0)7733619002, 46 Church Lane, Rode, Frome, Somerset, BA11 6PN or by email 

For further reading I recommend the British Harpsichord Society's great website on They list events, makers, wanted/for sale, advice and much more!