Welcome to the Bristol Spanish Guitar Centre. Est. 1954.
Please note: If intending to visit the Store, it is best to call first.
Below is a photograph of Chris Gilbert holding a hand made guitar by Nicholas Scott, available at the centre.
The Spanish Guitar Centre in Bristol has the widest choice of music, accessories and hand made instruments in the South West, as well as tutors available for all levels of player.
We are open six days a week, but
closed on bank holidays and may also be closed during holiday periods.
The Spanish Guitar Centre was
founded in 1954 by Jazz
and classical guitarist Michael Watson, a student of
For over half
a century the Centre has been the country’s premier source of guitars, music,
strings and accessories. The Spanish Guitar Centre was one on the very first
importers of instruments from guitar workshops
The Guitar Centre provides Instruments for the complete beginner through to the
concert player, with people travelling from all over the country/world to make
The Guitar Centre provides Instruments for the complete beginner through to the concert player, with people travelling from all over the country/world to make purchases.
All guitars are
checked, set up and if necessary, restrung before sale- this attention to detail
is our hallmark. Our comprehensive mail order system covers all stocks and the
Centre is a specialist in the export of instruments worldwide.
aim of the centre was to provide expert guitar tuition and it
remains a School of the Guitar, with tuition provided by professional
guitarists, many of whom also teach in schools and colleges throughout