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Bolton Store


Harker & Howarth Bolton ­


Location   Telephone  
29-31 Goodwin Street
  01204 526623
Opening Times
Monday 10.00 - 17.30

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Tuesday 09.00 - 17.30
Wednesday 09.00 - 17.30
Thursday 09.00 - 17.30
Friday 11.00 - 17.30
Saturday 09.00 - 17.30
Sunday 11.00 - 17.00


About Us

Harker & Howarth, Bolton is part of the Rimmers Music Group and has an unrivalled selection of instruments for all the family; from beginner through to advanced! As one of the largest musical instrument retailers in the country we have a huge selection of instruments on display including:


  • Keyboards 
  • Pianos
  • Guitars
  • Amps 
  • Drums
  • PA 
  • FX
  • Music
  • Accessories
  • Brass
  • Woodwind
  • New & Used Equipment

At Harker and Howarth, Bolton, you will find one of the largest selection of pianos on display outside London.

With over seventy pianos you can be sure our experienced staff are better placed than anyone to advise you on buying the best piano for you!  Brands stocked include Petrof, Steinbach, Ritmuller, Bechstein and Zimmerman and Yamaha.  In addition, we are also a Steinway & Sons dealer, one of only a few in the country, which means we also supply Boston & Essex pianos.

Harker and Howarth supply new and used, upright and grand pianos so drop in and have a look round our huge piano showroom today!  Personal consultations are available on request, please call 01204 526623 (option 1)

Selection of Pianos Outside London | Bolton Branch |
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We supply all leading brands and backed by our knowledgeable and friendly staff we are on hand to ensure that we fulfil the needs of all our customers. At Rimmers Music we like to go that little bit further to ensure our customers have access to both the very best of brands, and have a huge selection to choose from.  At Harker & Howarth you will be spoilt for choice in our huge showroom displaying amps, drums, over 200 electric/acoustic guitars and much more!

Upright Pianos
Section | Bolton Branch | Rimmers Music


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Our years of experience have earned us a position as one only 6 Homeworld Stores in the UK. Homeworld is designed to offer a relaxed atmosphere where instruments are displayed spaciously for easy viewing.  In addition, our staff are comprehensively trained in all aspects of Yamaha keyboard products, from their demonstration to, most importantly, providing customers with outstanding levels of service and care.
Keyboards Section | Bolton Branch | Rimmers

In addition to all of this we also have six large rehearsal studios available on a veryGuitars reasonable rental plan located at Harker & Howarth, Bolton. Each studio is professionally soundproofed and big enough for two bands to share! For further info please call the shop on 01204 526623.


We offer an extensive Guitar set up service at our Bolton store from a basic restring & clean up to a full-customised service.We pride ourselves on catering for your individual requirement, offering excellent value for money and a professional service.  Please contact us to discuss your requirements or for a quote.

Steinway Piano


Our very own on-site trained piano technician means we have the ability to tune, repair and renovate any piano to an extremely high standard.





Don't forget our Music School either!  We offer quality music tuition at fantastic value for money.  All lessons are held in our purpose built studios with our music teachers who teach lessons based on your individual need and ability!  Music lessons are available for: Piano, Keyboard, Guitar and Drums.  Click here for more details.  Free trial lessons are available!


Please call us to discuss your requirements further on 01204 526623


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