Forsyth Music Shop
Still owned and managed by the same family since being established in 1857 Forsyth fills its 15,000sq ft (1,500sq m) building in central Manchester with musical merchandise and restoration facilities.
We have extensive Sales Departments for sheet music, classical & jazz recordings, acoustic pianos, digital pianos, guitars, orchestral instruments and all accessories. We will sometimes take instruments in part exchange – just let us know what you have. We also have piano and instrument repair services with our own tuners, technicians and luthiers.
For schools, teachers and professional musicians we offer full account facilities.
Forsyth Music Shop has been at the heart of music in Manchester for over 150 years. Spanning over 5 spacious floors (>15,000 sq ft) in the city centre there is a huge range of instruments and music to choose from and dedicated expert staff to help and advise. There are specialist departments for acoustic pianos (over 150 new and 50 second hand), guitars (over 300 acoustic, electric and classical), string instruments, wind and brass, folk instruments, digital pianos, sheet music (over 40,000 titles in stock) and classical recordings (CDs and DVDs). Forsyths is also a well respected publishing house specialising in piano teaching and recorder performance music. Established in 1857 this Manchester institution is still owned and run by the same family – now in its 5th generation.
World renowned musical instrument department store since 1857. The UK’s largest independent music shop with international mail order and webshop available.