Core Music

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Opened in 2008, Core Music is a music shop and community music facility located in Hexham, Northumberland.

We sell a variety of products in-store including guitars, ukuleles, drums, amps and music books. Gift vouchers, accessories, equipment, music gifts are always available in-store as well as fresh coffee and other refreshments in our communal area.

Core Music is also a key access point to community music in Northumberland. Our aim is to benefit the community by providing access to music for anyone, no matter their circumstances, age or ability.
We believe that music should be for everyone, and we’re working hard to make that a reality.

When are we open?

Monday9:00AM - 7:30PM
Tuesday9:00AM - 7:30PM
Wednesday9:00AM - 8:00PM
Thursday9:00AM - 8:00PM
Friday9:00AM - 7:00PM
Saturday9:00AM - 5:30PM


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Our on-line shop is now open! Follow the tab at the top of the page or head to

To see our latest announcements please follow this link.

No grand piano for us, but...

  • Monday, December 15, 2014 3:08 PM

Enormous thanks to everyone who voted for us in our bid to bring Jamie Cullum's Yamaha grand piano to Hexham. Sadly, we haven't succeeded, but taking part in the competition has been invaluable.


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