18 Lendal York YO1 8AU
T: 01904 658836 E: sales@banksmusic.co.uk
Opening Hours Monday 09:00-17:30 Tuesday 09:00-17:30 Wednesday 09:00-17:30 Thursday 09:00-17:30 Friday 09:00-17:30 Saturday 09:00-17:30 Sunday 11:00-17:00



Banks Musicroom is the UK's premier music shop. Founded in 1756, it shares a birthday with Mozart and is now in its third century of music retailing. Located just 200 yards from York Minster on the side of the river Ouse, Banks Musicroom is set out over multiple floors.


Instruments In-Store




Christmas Eve 10:00 – 16:00

Christmas Day Closed

Boxing Day Closed

Wednesday 27th 9:00 – 17:30

Thursday 28th 9:00 – 17:30

Friday 29th 9:00 – 17:30

Saturday 30th 9:00 – 17:30

New Year’s Eve 11:00 – 17:00

New Year’s Day Closed



The biggest retailer of sheet music and music books in Britain.

  • Over 30 years of music retailing experience to help you find the right product to meet your needs at any level of musical expertise or development.
  • A very wide range of instruments, music books, accessories and music gifts.  
  • Great service and advice for all levels of musicians and would be musicians from our friendly and expert staff.
  • A local hub for information about the best books, the best music events, the best teachers, the best bands and concerts.