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Ray Cooper Guitars support only the following music shops in our area !!!!

Hobgoblin Milton Keynes 10 St John's Street, Newport Pagnell, MK16 8HJ Open 10am - 5.30pm Monday to Saturday Tel: 01908 217217
Angle Music London - email : - Please telephone : 0207 836 8008


We trust the following shops to give great advice and excellent service. They sell quality instruments and have really helpfull staff too !!!
Always ask who is going to work on your instrument......

Ray Cooper Guitars recommends the following music teachers

JULIAN COOPER GUITAR - Leading UK based Guitar Teacher/Guitar Lessons
Tel : 07804884218
Email or visit his Website
Julian Cooper has been playing the guitar and teaching for over 20 years is based in Hertfordshire/England and has jammed/toured/recorded with bands as diverse as Echobelly, Gavin Rossdale (Institute/Bush), Viking Skull, Esoterica and Ted Chau (Public Image LTD) .
He also had the pleasure of supporting/playing same festival stages as Fear Factory, Prodigy, Foo Fighters. As well as having had the fortune to hang out with Bam Margera, CKY and some of the Jackass crew whilst filming a video for “The Blackened Sunrise” by Viking Skull.
He got to drink a beer or two with Dave Grohl, argue with Oasis, play pool with Robbie Williams, Kick back with Benji from Skindred, discuss solos with Lamb of God, shake hands with and “fear” Christopher Lee and laugh uncontrollably with Paul Kaye! A veteran rock guitarist (with blues, metal, pop etc skills) and a seriously dedicated, effective teacher,
Julian’s students and lessons are his life, his passion and he prides himself on results. Seeing you progress is as rewarding for him as it is you.

LINCOLN SPALDING - Bass Guitar All Styles Tel : 07715523083 / website
PATRICK - Acoustic and Electric Guitar (Tring) Tel : 01442 828651 / 07748 000520 website
PETER GATES - Classical guitar 01923 248491
JOHN CADMAN - Classical guitar (Cheddington) 01296 668339
DON McCLOUD - Acoustic guitar (Leighton Buzzard) 01525 754672
RAY UREN - Electric Guitar (Hemel Hempstead) 01442 235732
JOHN CLAIR Guitar (Watford) 01923 858283
MAX MILLIGAN All guitar styles 01234 838880

SAM EVANS - Drums 07961 337322

Hooters MUSIC SCHOOL - Various instruments - ask for Peter Gates 01923 248491
PROJECT ROCKED Rock School ran by Neil Harris

David Harvey- Bass Guitar Lessons By SKYPE 4,5,6,7 string fretted and fretless bass lessons, Music Reading and Theory. Everybody welcome, Beginners to Advanced! Get back on track and become the player you Deserve to be!
Also I am pleased to offer Bass Parts to your tracks ,Fretless /Fretted and Acoustic Fretless .It can be sparse or super busy all exercising taste and understanding of your concept and ideas.
Email :

Juicy Pickups are bespoke Pickups for guitar and bass, handmade by Lucy and Ray Cooper.
(Ray Cooper Guitars, trading since 1971)

Lucy has been Ray's apprentice in luithery for over the last ten years, specializing in Pickup winding/construction and working for a huge range of customers.
For the last five years, Lucy has been building all the bespoke Pickups on Ray's custom instruments and for his very exacting customers.

Band Me Up About this site: BandMeUp is a resource (currently free) to enable Bands and Artists to find Venues (Local and across the UK).
It also allows Venue owners and Music Event Organisers to find Bands and Artists in the same way. Just Register your Band or Venue on this site and other users will be able to search by a variety of methods including zooming into a region of a Map of the UK.

Ray Cooper Guitars support the following Recording Studios

Mobile Recording By Leigh Lewis
- Welcome to Mobile Recordings..... If you are looking to record a demo for your band, then look no further! Forget the stress and pressure of being in a studio, we will come and record you in your own rehearsal space. This means that you can concentrate on your performance and have the added luxury of not needing to move all of your equipment to a studio and set up whilst they are charging you for the privilege! Band Demos,Gig Recordings,Voiceovers and Audio TransferMixing To find out what the deal is go straight to the How it Works page to find out how a typical session is run. Contact: Tel: 07791 642006 and Email:

City Studios 24/32 Track Recording Studio Call Bob Bradbury for further information, availability and prices 07976 775537.

Mike Hill
PedalBoard Design and Building - Amp Servicing and Repairs
Mike Hill Pedal board design and basically everything to do with amp repairs or servicing.
Mikes worked for bands such as Coldplay, My bloody valentines, Eric Clapton, Brian May and noel gallagher!
We totally recommend him to all our customers! Fast reliable service!

Paul Chambers- Amp Servicing and Repairs
Based in Berkhamsted, Just off High Street.
Paul has over 30 years experience dealing with amps and much more.
Please contact Paul for an appointment. Telephone (01442) 864927 or email

Tattoo Shed Welcome to The Tattoo Shed
If you have never been to Tattoo Shed before and you're looking for a genuine artist that will take the time to listen to your ideas and work towards your ideal tattoo,
then you've come to the right place.
Here you will find people you can trust to always give you the best guidance to help make your decision.
More importantly we help each other, give advice and work closely together to deliver first class results.
No big egos here, just determination to get the best job done! .... beautiful hand made pictures Welcome to our original artwork world !
We take great pleasure in showcasing our style and design in stunning artwork. From simple initials to large beautiful works of art. We work with you to create personalised designs that inspire and meet your exact need. Our pictures are made from laser cut wooden shapes, each individually decorated in the colours of your choice then built up to create 3 dimensional pictures. No two pictures are the same due the decoration process.
Whether you want to finish off your home with something original or you need a truly unique gift for a special occasion. Wedding, birthday, Christmas, anniversary, christening or new arrival. i-art-u will work with you throughout the design process to get exactly what you're after. Each picture can be personalised with a name, date or small message to add that special little personal touch.
Bruno Schafroth
Antique Furniture Restoration And Joinery.
You can enjoy having your favourite antique furniture restored to its rightful glory under the attentive care of a craftsman with many years of experience. Whether it’s a much-loved table, a charming chair or a delicate desk, why not see it looking as it should once more? As a furniture restorer, Bruno Schafroth is skilled in repairing joints, all types of polishes, and other antique furniture repairs. Call Bruno now on 07710 170216 to discuss what antique furniture restoration work you need doing and for a free estimate.
Areas Served Bruno undertakes on-site work in Buckinghamshire (Bucks), Bedfordshire (Beds), Hertfordshire (Herts), Oxfordshire, Middlesex, Berkshire (Berks) and North London. Where on-site work is not involved, collection and delivery can be arranged anywhere in the UK.

To celebrate Mr. Brennan's 25 years in Taekwon-do, Berkhamsted TKD club
are giving a FREE Training Suit (Dobok) to all new members.
Berkhamsted Town Hall will be hosting dedicated Kids Classes every Monday at 4.30pm in the great Hall. Dagnall Village Hall. HP4 1RF Thurdays at 5.45pm. The class will be divided into two age groups, each with a qualified UK-ITF Instructor present; Generation X 4-7 yrs Kids kickers 8-12 yrs The classes will have a "learning through fun" approach ,with plenty of games and other physical activities to provide your children with a healthy & enjoyable training session. At the same time they will be introduced gently to our way of life, which consists of Courtesy & Self-Control as well as giving them the confidence to deal with bullies. We also strive to support & re-enforce parents on such subjects as; "Stranger Danger"; "Healthy Eating"; "Helping at Home" etc... *To qualify for your FREE Training Suit; simply; purchase UK-ITF membership (£25) and pay training fees by monthly mandate.
Monthly Fees:
Children (-16) Twice weekly; £30 / month. Once week; £20 / month.
Adult courses also available : Adults (16+) Twice weekly; £40 / month. Once week; £25 / month.

Handmade Furniture by Jeremy Street
In the industry for over 20 years we are proud to produce 100% customer satisfaction.
Whether tradition or bespoke furnishings, Handmade furnitureare the professionals to call.
so contact our friendly team on 0777 3616819

Read's Motorcycles Ray Read - "Readie" to his friends - established Read's Motorcycles in the summer of 2009, after many years as a bike mechanic and track day racing instructor with No Limits (No Limits Motorcycle Trackdays).
Fully ATA qualified to work on motorcycles manufactured by Kawasaki, Honda and Suzuki to name a few, Ray is more than happy to help you with any motorcycle issue or upgrade that you have in mind.
If your motorcycle manufacturer is not listed above, just give Ray a call and just ask him if he can help - recently he has also worked on both Yamaha and Triumph machines.
At Read's Motorcycles we are able to:
Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical issues, Carry out accident repairs, Carry out full or intermediate servicing, Quote for upgrades and modifications, Carry out M.O.T. testing, Any questions, queries, or to book your bike in for either a service, repair or upgrade - please Contact Us.
Testimonial by Gareth Young - Hemel Hempstead: I've got two ZX6R Kawasaki Ninjas and Ray has looked after them both for years. From replacing disk pads to fitting a new engine, his work was top drawer.

Motorcycle-Fairing Welcome to,
the #1 source of aftermarket fairing sets for motorcycles. Our selection of custom motorcycle fairings for brands like Yamaha, Honda, Ducati, Suzuki, and Kawasaki are made with the highest grade of ABS plastic materials. Be sure to take your time when looking through our selection of aftermarket custom fairings. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us about any of your motorcycle needs. Thanks for visiting!

Andrew McCrorie-Shand-Oldbrook Music Publishing Ltd
Andrew established his long association with children’s television, beginning with his music for the prize-winning animation of Beauty and the Beast. The outstanding children’s TV success of the late 90s was undoubtedly Teletubbies. Andrew’s experience, knowledge and understanding of the audience made him an ideal choice for the programme..
He composed the signature tune and incidental music, composed and performed the UK chart number 1 hit ‘Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh’ and the CD of Teletubbies ‘The Album’ which was released world-wide. Andrew has just finished working on Jim Jam & Sunny for Wish Films and is currently working with Young Heart Animation on Dream Beaming.

Potten End
A prestigious rural village with two luxurious and popular pubs,
situated between Hemel Hempstead and Berkhamsted in Hertfordshire,

Kenco Techniques Ltd are an engineering company dedicated to the highest quality of workmanship.
Our work speaks for itself and our client list is equally comprehensive.

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