Welcome to Bowspeed
We are the UK’s only bow shop
giving a fully comprehensive service. Our many cabinets contain the country’s largest selection of bows for sale, for violin, viola, cello and double bass.
WE ARE OPEN
We are pleased to announce that we are now open for visits to our shop and for mail orders by telephone or email.
(telephone for appointment)
Tuesdays to Saturdays
10am to 4pm
Visiting us in person
Players and teachers are most welcome to view, try-out and select a bow in one of our trying-out rooms (right) in the historic Christmas Steps violin-making quarter of Bristol. If additional time in needed, then up to four bows may be loaned-out on 14 days’ approval.
Bows by Post on approval
Please telephone us to discuss your needs from our bow-list. Up to four bows may be sent to you on 14 days’ approval. We ask for your card details and a small insurance fee. We immediately send the bow selection to you in suitable returnable packaging. We pay for the outward postage/carriage cost and you pay for the return cost. Please telephone us first to discuss your needs and preferences.
Our various services
Our bows, bow accessories, free annual check-over, re-hairs and repairs, appraisals and insurance service can all be found in the following pages of this website.