Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Angelus is closed for the time being. We wish you all well.

Welcome to Angelus Repairs and Restoration

Michael Hembrey has been repairing and restoring stringed instruments for over 40 years.

Violins, violas, cellos and other stringed instruments.

Michael works from a custom-built workshop at his 17th century cottage in the heart of rural Sussex. He offers excellent workmanship, valuable experience, and a warm, personal service with helpful advice, especially to students and their parents.

Trusted By

Trusted by professional musicians, Christ's Hospital School Music Department, West Sussex Music Service, music teachers, and dozens of amateur string players.

All Works Considered

Repair and maintenance of stringed instruments of any age, size and condition, from replacing a broken string to undertaking a complete restoration.


Michael also stocks a small selection of instruments and accessories for sale.
Prices to suit all budgets from beginner to professional musician.

Violins for Sale

Currently there are two antique violins for sale, as well as a regular range of student instruments. View our violins for sale here.

Quotations and Advice

Free estimates when viewed.
Written valuations for insurance.
Instruments set up to personal requirements.

Please visit, or phone for an appointment.


07544 743140

Contact Details

Michael Hembrey
6 School Hill
West Sussex
RH20 4NB