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Hobgoblin Music

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20 East St.,
Worthing, SO14 3HG

023 8023 1099

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Hobgoblin Music was born in 1976, when Mannie and Pete McClelland were looking for a concertina to buy, but could not find one. The McClellands began to envisage a type of folk music supermarket, where you could walk among shelves and shelves of folk instruments, accessories and tune books, acquiring everything you needed to play folk under one roof. Hobgoblin Music began humbly at the Burgess Hill Market while Pete was working at an engineering firm and Mannie was teaching. The name was Mannie’s idea, and it caught on fast. As demand grew, Hobgoblin upgraded to a barn in Ifield Wood, and then in 1977 to the first proper shop in Northgate, Crawley, which moved to Brighton in 2015