Instrument Rentals

Hickies is the premier destination for instrument rental in Berkshire, Oxfordshire, and Southern UK. Catering to musicians of all skill levels, as well as local schools and event spaces, we offer the opportunity to experiment with desired instruments without the substantial initial investment. Professionals benefit from our quality assortment, enabling them to perform at gigs and concerts without the hassle of transporting personal instruments.

Setups & Repairs

Since Hickies’ inception in 1864, instrument maintenance has been an intrinsic part of our identity. We’ve been adeptly tuning and repairing a spectrum of instruments, turning heartbreak from accidental damage into hope. Our dedicated team of seasoned luthiers often achieve the extraordinary, transforming broken melodies into harmonious tunes. Here at Hickies, we not only mend broken instruments, but also offer comprehensive servicing and custom modifications.

Concert & Event Hire

Discover Hickies’ Concert & Event Hire service, your trusted local music shop for exceptional acoustic and electric pianos, along with versatile small P.A systems. Add a touch of elegance to your wedding, charity event, recording session, or festival. Experience high-quality music equipment rental, tailored to make your event truly unforgettable. Elevate your public performance!

Piano Removals

Hickies offers professional, insured piano removal services tailored for all piano types, from uprights to concert grands. We’re equipped and ready to work around your schedule for the smoothest move. Fill out our quick booking form, and we’ll be in touch shortly to finalize your piano removal date. Experience hassle-free, expert piano removals with Hickies!


Trade Up with Yamaha and get a minimum of £150 off a new b series acoustic!

Upgrade Alert! Yamaha now offers up to £500 off on a new b series acoustic piano when you trade in your old digital or acoustic instrument. Eligible instruments include cabinet digital pianos of any brand, second-hand acoustics, or standard Yamaha b series pianos. The offer includes the SILENT Piano™ SC3 and TransAcoustic™ TC3 models. Experience unmatched sound quality and innovative technology with Yamaha's b Series pianos, tailored for both beginners and seasoned players. Hurry, this limited-time offer is available only at Hickies Music Store while stocks last. Visit us, try the pianos, and make the seamless upgrade with our in-store assistance.

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Discovering the Magic of Yamaha’s Clavinova CLP 735 Series

Hello, piano enthusiasts! We have some exciting news for you today. Yamaha, a name synonymous with quality musical instruments, has unveiled their new Clavinova CLP 735 series, and it’s a game-changer. This new series packs some amazing upgrades and stunning features, perfect for both the seasoned pianist and the budding musician. At the heart of […]

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Comparing the Sound Generating Systems of Yamaha Clavinova CLP-Series and Roland LX700 Series

Introduction Choosing a digital piano can be a daunting task, with many brands offering a variety of features and technologies. In this post, we’ll compare the sound generating systems of two popular digital piano series: the Yamaha Clavinova CLP-Series and the Roland LX700 Series. Both of these series have established themselves as top choices for […]

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Yamaha’s New Clavinova 700 Series

Take a look at the features of the new Yamaha 700 series. These are Yamaha's flagship digital grand pianos that produce an authentic and rich playing experience. With a whole host of new features this new series from Yamaha is very impressive and a great addition to Yamaha's line up of instruments.

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Experience the charm of Hickies Music Store, a distinguished music retailer since 1864! Discover an array of instruments, gear, and accessories at our vibrant hub. Renowned as a top destination for instrument services in Southern UK, we invite you to visit us, connect with our friendly team, and experience the thrill of playing your dream instrument today!