Barnes and Mullins

product types: 

  • accessories
  • amplifiers
  • effects
  • banjos
  • mandolins
  • ukuleles
  • acoustic electric guitars
  • acoustic guitars
  • bass guitars
  • electric guitars
  • double bass
  • violins


Barnes & Mullins are a UK musical instrument distributor. Established in Bournemouth, UK in 1894 by Albert Mullins and S. Bowley Barnes first as a musical instrument journal specialising in banjos, they soon began making banjos and importing other instruments.

Original Barnes and Mullins banjos are well regarded. 1914  Albert Mullins drowned when the ‘Empress of Ireland’ sank on the St Lawrence River. Mr Barnes continued the business thereafter moving it to Rathbone Place, London.The business remained in the Barnes family until a management buy-out in 2009 by Bruce Perrin and  Brian Cleary



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Grays Inn House
Unit 14, Mile Oak Industrial Estate
SY10 8GA Oswestry , SHR
United Kingdom
Shropshire GB