About Us

Acorn Instruments is an independent family business started by Jill and Pete Ward in 2009 which expanded in 2014 when they were appointed an official retailer of Castagnari instruments (Italy), one of, if not the foremost manufacturer of free reed instruments in the world. Their instruments are played and preferred by many professional musicions worldwide.
Pete is continuing to run and expand the business with family help after Jill sadly passed away in 2016.

We have the largest stock and model range in the UK of Castagnari melodeons and accordions in stock but can order others from their catalogue to your requirements.

We buy Castagnari Melodeons for cash - see our Pre-loved Instruments page to check our current stock. If you have an instrument to sell please contact us, we would be pleased to make you an offer.

We are also able to supply Manfrini piano accordions, many models from stock and the rest to order. These are superb instruments rapidly establishing the brand as something special, currently been played by professional musicians such as Phil Cunningham and Donald Shaw [Capercaillie].

We do our best to provide an exceptional service and advice and supply quality instruments for you to enjoy playing for many years.

If you would like information on Castagnari melodeons and Accordions,Manfrini Accordions or general instrument advise please contact me.
I'm available by phone most days till 9pm with the mobile number the best option during the day. If there's no reply please leave message and I will call you back.

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