Academy of Sound

at 16-22 Hillchurch Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 2EX United Kingdom

Welcome to the Academy of Sound!!

Academy of Sound
16-22 Hillchurch Street, Hanley
Stoke-on-Trent ST1 2EX
United Kingdom
Contact Phone
P: 01782 205100


We are the largest musical instrument store in Staffordshire!!

Opening time

  • Mondays: 10:00- 18:00
  • Tuesdays: 10:00- 18:00
  • Wednesdays: 10:00- 18:00
  • Thursdays: 10:00- 18:00
  • Fridays: 10:00- 18:00
  • Saturdays: 09:00- 17:30
  • Sundays: 11:00- 16:00

General Info

We have a huge selection of Guitars, Bass Guitars,Amplifiers, Electric Pianos, Electric Drums, PA equipment, Clothing and Accessories. We are Stockists of Fender,Squier, Gibson, Epiphone, Marshall, Roland, Boss, Casio, Wharfedale, Yamaha, Peavey and many more....

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HOT OFF THE PRESS!! Three new guitar tab books have just arrived: PINK FLOYD - 'THE ENDLESS RIVER' AC/DC - 'ROCK OR BUST' RORY GALLAGHER - 'IRISH TOUR 1974' Now awaiting your perusal!

Published on 2015-01-21 16:10:45 GMT

UNBELIEVABLE OFFER!!! For a limited period, we are offering air guitars ABSOLUTELY FREE!!! Choice of finishes. When they're gone, they're gone!

Published on 2015-01-10 15:14:39 GMT

Attention all budding ukulele enthusiasts! We will be holding ukulele workshops with Jackie Nelson in the store on Saturday 30 August. Sessions will take place from 12.30 to 1.00, 1.15 to 1.45, 2.00 to 2.30, and 2.45 to 3.15. Jackie Nelson has been a professional musician/entertainer for over 20 years and has played venues throughout the country. She graduated from Manchester University in 2007 with a B.A. Honours Degree in Music and Popular Music. Her very successful teaching school, Spire Music and Arts in Stone, was launched in 2008.

Published on 2014-08-27 11:50:46 GMT

A reminder that we have our ukulele workshop in the store on Saturday 23 August with Jackie Nelson, starting at 12.30pm. And it's completely FREE!!

Published on 2014-08-21 10:14:10 GMT

If you are attending our ukulele workshop on Saturday 16 August, please let us know, so that we can gauge numbers. Also, please let us know if you'll be bringing your own instrument.

Published on 2014-08-15 09:00:01 GMT

A reminder that we have a ukulele workshop with Jackie Nelson this Saturday 16 August in the store. It starts at 12.30 and it's completely free!

Published on 2014-08-14 09:37:28 GMT

We are now actively seeking to employ a full time apprentice!! So if you or anyone you know has just left school or left school in the last 12 months would like to start a career in the fun and exciting world of music, we would like to hear from you. Call the store on 01782 205100 or pop into the store for a chat and ask for Chris.