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LSF-UK         Registered UK charity no: 1168809

Luthiers sans Frontieres  -UK

Violinmakers without Borders -UK                   

Chairman: John Milnes

John is a violin restorer, researcher and author from Oxford, UK. He joined LSF Belgium in 2001 and helped set up an independent branch of Luthiers Sans Frontières in the UK in 2008.

About us

Project development: Robert Cain

Robert is a lecturer at the Newark School of Violin making, Newark upon Trent, UK and organiser of the annual LUTHERIE seminars which happen every spring in Newark.

Secretary: Keith Graves

Keith is the Course Leader in Violin making and Repair at South Thames College (formerly Merton College) in South London, UK.

LsF UK is managed five trustees comprising  :-

You can contact us on :-


01636 700 295

078 378 450 44

 Treasurer: Colin Garrett:

Colin is a violinmaker and restorer based in Hertfordshire.

Rita  Walker

Rita is a maker and repairer of historical and modern stringed musical instruments based in Surrey. She teaches instrument making and repair at Merton College.