We specialise in the manufacture of timpani, custom-built drums, maces and various other instruments. Potter’s has built its reputation on traditional craftsmanship and finest quality

Started over 200 years ago with the manufacture of wooden snare drums and bass drums, we have an unbroken manufacturing line of percussion instruments in accordance with traditional methods that are still being used today. Potter’s also repair the priceless solid silver timpani owned by the bands of the Life Guards and the Blues and Royals that are used for the most important royal occasions. In addition, we have made the finest quality copper replicas for them. This long tradition and expertise is central to the manufacture of our timpani and percussion instruments used in orchestras the world over. We have also repaired the extraordinary collection of twelve 17th-century side drums from the English Civil War, which are kept at Hampton Court.

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