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Date: 20/05/2019

Sean Bishop Is Awarded ‘Associate Of The Royal Academy Of Music’ Title At The Royal Academy Of Music

"I was extremely honoured and privileged this week to have been awarded the Associate of…

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Date: 06/03/2019

Noel Burke: regarded as one of the World’s finest living bow makers – BOWS SOLD

Noel Burke can be regarded as one of the World's finest living bow makers. He…

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Date: 21/02/2019

Masterclass with violist Wolfram Christ

Really happy to announce that Pierre Amoyal and Wolfram Christ will be giving masterclasses in…

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Date: 21/02/2019

Masterclass with violinist Pierre Amoyal

Really happy to announce that Pierre Amoyal and Wolfram Christ will be giving masterclasses in…

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Date: 08/11/2018

Why buying contemporary violins could be a sound investment

Bishop Instruments & Bows has featured in an article published by the Incorporated Society of…

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Date: 20/04/2018

Contemporary Violin & Bow Making Exhibition in London

Bishop Instruments & Bows is delighted to announce that we are hosting a month-long exhibition this…

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Date: 06/10/2017

Masterclass with violist Máté Szücs

Principal violist Berlin Philharmonic Sunday 8th October. 13.30 - 15.30pm Venue: Bishop instruments & bows,…

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Date: 08/12/2016

New Italian violas and bows in London

Over the last 12 years of having a central London shop, I have done a…

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Date: 29/07/2016

Arthur Edward Smith – The career of the Englishman who became Australia’s foremost 20th-century violin maker

Australia was first settled by Europeans in 1788. By this time the golden age of…

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Date: 11/03/2016

Viola bow madness!

“Viola bow madness! We now have over 100 viola bows for sale in the shop…

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Date: 12/02/2016

New Brochure 2016/17 now available to download

New Brochure 2016/17 now available to download

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Date: 06/01/2016

2 Viola bows by Eugene Sartory!

Sartory (1871-1946) is today regarded as the finest bow maker of the 20th Century. His…

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Date: 10/11/2014

2nd International Masterclass held at Bishop Strings

On Sunday the 5th October saw the second International Masterclass to be held at Bishop…

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Date: 16/12/2013

The Marylebone Journal, October 2013

Stringed instrument dealer Sean Bishop talks to Viel Richardson about craftsmanship, history and why bow…

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Date: 23/08/2013

Cremona in London – 2013

We are happy to announce "Cremona in London" is happening again!! The best place to…

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Date: 14/12/2012

New Brochure for 2013/14

Well it's finally done! Bishop Instruments & Bows brochure 2013/14.  Lots of pictures of instruments,…

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Date: 21/09/2012

Just in this week

Well its been a busy week after having spent most of August in South of…

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Date: 24/10/2011

New Violins

As anyone reading my website will know, I just love new instruments! Of course fine…

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Date: 18/03/2011

Cremona – Violin Making Exhibition in London

From the world capital of violin making, the Consortium of Violin makers “Antonio Stradivari” Cremona,…

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Date: 12/01/2011

Cremona 2012

We are pleased to announce that in March 2012 we will have our second exhibition…

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Date: 11/11/2010

We are now in!

After 4 months of builders we are finally in the new shop. Hopefully everyone will…

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Date: 28/07/2010

We are moving!!

Over the last few years our studio in Mayfair, London , has become a hub…

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Date: 28/06/2010

Australia

As an Australian working abroad I am always very happy to help fellow Aussies get…

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Date: 03/02/2010

Giuseppe Fiorini

This article is taken from The Strad March 2006. Written by Sean Bishop, Photographs Richard…

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Date: 03/02/2010

Annibale Fagnola

This article is taken from The Strad October 2006. Written by Sean Bishop, Photographs Richard…

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Date: 03/02/2010

Marino Capicchioni

This article is taken from The Strad April 2009. Written by Sean Bishop, Photographs Richard…

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Date: 03/02/2010

Vincenzo Postiglione

This article is taken from The Strad January 2008. Written by Sean Bishop, Photographs Richard…

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Date: 28/01/2010

OLD vs NEW

Just yesterday I had a customer visit me looking for an old violin around £5000.…

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Date: 28/01/2010

New website design

Welcome to my new website! Like most dealers my stock changes over the year but…

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